Thursday , 18 January 2018
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District, School, and Teacher Leaders Attend NCMLE

Big changes are coming to Newton-Conover Middle School!  Ms. Kaylor, Ms. McRary, and several teacher leaders joined Ms. Mullins in March at the North Carolina Middle Level Education Conference in Greensboro.  The group attended a variety of sessions on middle school model, advisory, instructional strategies, scheduling, and planning.  Teachers and administrators worked together to plan for the 2014-15 school year.


NCCS staff attending NCMLE include Kristy Smith, Amanda McRary, Kim Kaylor, Heather Mullins, Marylynn Miles, Amanda Griffin, and Amanda Crouch

To learn more about the conference sessions, click here to visit the conference wiki. You can access concurrent session presentations, documents, and handouts.

For more information about the middle school conference, please contact Heather Mullins –

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.

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