Friday , 15 December 2017
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Legal Information for Teachers

nccatEvery year, a significant number of teachers leave the profession because of ethical and legal issues, and schools and districts are in a constant race to provide safe and fair environments that comply with all relevant law.

In cooperation with the North Carolina Bar Association Foundation, NCCAT presents an update on current issues in school law that is appropriate for any public school educator in North Carolina. Join top education law attorneys and other interested educators from across North Carolina.

Administrators are welcome and encouraged to apply and to bring a team from their school(s).

Register here!

NCCAT will cover, housing, meals, and programming costs.

Participants are responsible for travel costs and substitute teacher fees.

IMPORTANT:  Applicants must be employed full-time in NC public schools.


For more information, contact Teacher Services at

828.293.5202 or 800.922.0482

or email

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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