Tuesday , 22 August 2017
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Grant Writing Workshop Engages Teachers, Administrators, and Board Members

amy2After two weather cancellations, NCCS teachers, administrators, support staff and Board members were able to attend a Grant Writing Workshop facilitated by Amy Bradley, Director of Patterson Science Center in Caldwell County.  Participants learned the basics of grant writing, tips for success, and need to know information for any grant writer.  Bradley shared resources and a variety of organizations that educators should consider for grants.  The workshop was open to educators from Alexander County, Catawba County, and Hickory City Schools.

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The session was videotaped for NCCS staff members.  The video will be housed on the NCCS YouTube Channel as unlisted next week.  A link will be sent to all staff when the video is available.  For now, check out the presentation from the session.

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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