Sunday , 18 February 2018
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NCCS Student Advisory Presents School Pride Videos

whyshufordOn Thursday, May 8, NCCS Student Advisory members from each school presented their culminating projects, school pride videos, to an audience of school board members, parents, teachers, and students. Several students shared how they had grown and what they had learned through their participation in Student Advisory this year.  Check out the amazing videos our students developed by visiting  the Student Advisory Showcase wikispace.

The goals of the 2013-14 NCCS Student Advisory were to…

  • Build leadership skills
  • Develop a sense of teamwork
  • Provide an opportunity to develop a product using the 4Cs of 21st century learning

To learn more about NCCS Student Advisory, contact Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer –


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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