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State Seeks Qualified Reviewers for Honors Review Process

Honors ImplementationNCDPI is seeking qualified reviewers for the Cohort I Honors Review Process. Reviewers are needed in every discipline. Applicants from every LEA are welcome to apply.

Minimum qualifications for reviewers:

  • Have at least five years teaching experience in the subject area you wish to review
  • Be fully licensed in the area(s) you wish to review
  • Have taught honors courses prior to the year of Portfolio Review
  • Must be comfortable independently navigating online environments including Moodle and websites

The application is available at the following link: The deadline for submitting applications is March 7, 2014. Selected reviewers will be notified by the email provided on the application submitted and will participate in a virtual training which will be held during the month of April.

For further information and/or questions, please contact:
Jami Inman at or
Michelle McLaughlin at or
Johannah Maynor at or
Deborah Seehorn at

Thank you for your insight and assistance as we work together to better serve the teachers and students of North Carolina.

About Heather Mullins

Dr. 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. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. 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. 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.

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