We’ve all heard that a mind is a terrible thing to waste. This message reiterated by his mom is shared constantly with his students. Hayward Dock, affectionally known as Dock, is currently a Success Coach for Communities In Schools of Wake County (CIS Wake) where he works with students to remove the barriers that prohibit them from being successful in the classroom and in their everyday lives. Dock believes that when students encounter a Success Coach, their lives change for the better. He also believes the work he does as a Success Coach, educates students about life and the consequences of poor decision-making. Dock holds a B.A. degree in Religion and Philosophy from Shaw University and has served as the senior pastor of Rockspring Missionary Baptist Church for the last 5 years.
Dock has an amazing singing voice and has traveled extensively around the world. His favorite experience was when he traveled to Europe where he performed in the cities of Prague (Czech Republic) and Budapest. Hayward’s love of music can be seen in the integration of lyrics, music, and signing with Social Emotional Learning for his students.
Dock and his wife, Crystal, have an energetic son named Hayden.
Fun Fact: Hayward is an avid watch collector. Each timepiece has a unique story behind why they were selected or about the person who gifted it. Watch out… be sure to ask him about a particular piece only if you have the time!!