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EdCamp WNC is Coming!

edcampjaymeLooking for a way to connect with other educators and learn about promising practices in a relaxing environment? Look no further! Edcamp WNC (western North Carolina), scheduled for November 15th on the NCCAT Cullowhee campus, is free for educators across the state. If you’ve never been to an edcamp, you’re in for a treat! Edcamps are referred to as “unconferences,” meaning they do not follow the typical structure of educational conferences. Edcamps are free and open to all. In addition, participants determine the topics and facilitate conversations throughout the day. Register today to be part of this exciting and rejuvenating day of professional learning!

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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