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NCCS Invites Teachers to Apply to Serve on District Curriculum Council

3D_Bar_Graph_MeetingBeginning during the spring semester of the 2014-15 school year, Newton-Conover City Schools will be forming a district-wide curriculum council. This group will meet quarterly to discuss and inform curriculum, instruction, professional development, and teaching and learning opportunities. Members of the NCCS Curriculum Council will be expected to attend four after school meetings per year, provide occasional PLC support, provide input on professional development, post on the NCCS Compass twice per year, may attend one conference each year, and return to NCCS and share what was learned in either a PLC format or a formal professional development session.NCCS Curriculum Leaders may also be asked to attend regional meetings on behalf of the district and will be asked for input on instructional decisions in the district. Each member of the team will serve as a liaison between the school and the district’s curriculum team.

Each school’s SIT team will select the representatives from each school.

Please click this link to apply if you are a teacher who is interested in joining the NCCS Curriculum Council

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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