Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent, has authored two articles with Jayme Linton, Professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University. The articles are “Teachers in the Lead: A District’s Approach to Shared Leadership,” which was published in the Kappan Journal in 2012, and “Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice and TPACK: An Integrated Approach to Instruction,” which was published in the Common Core Mathematics Standards and Implementing Digital Technologies text book in 2013. Dr. Stegall is a dynamic scholar, teacher, leader and innovator, who writes about today’s topics as they relate to leading in the classroom, school, and district.
About Heather Mullins
Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.