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N-CCS Seniors Map Their Futures at CVCC

CVCC_6Our High School seniors and district leaders spent today on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College!

Seniors participated in Mock Interviews with community employers, mapped their future career and college plans with Hickory Young Professionals, spoke with colleges and innovative CVCC programs, CVCC_4toured campus (including our local Valley SIM Hospital!), and had the opportunity to get a taste of the college experience!

We are especially thankful to CVCC, Tracy Hall and Education Matters, and Mrs. Julia Styers — our High School Director — for their investment in our seniors!

About James Frye

James Frye (@mrjamesfrye) serves as Instructional Technology Facilitator and Public Information Officer for Newton-Conover City Schools. Formerly, he was an English and Journalism Teacher at Newton-Conover High School and a Blended/Virtual English Teacher. He is a NC Teaching Fellow and studied education abroad at the Hochschule Magdeburg-Stendal in Germany. James holds a Post-Masters Certificate in Educational Leadership & Cultural Foundations from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, a M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction with a Graduate Certificate in Educational Technology from Michigan State University, and a B.A. in English/Education from Lenoir-Rhyne University, where he serves as an Adjunct Professor. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Policy, and Law with The University of Kentucky. In addition to modeling technological and leadership innovation and leading various professional learning, Jamie also serves statewide on the NC Digital Learning Initiative Advisory Board/Home Base Design Team, the NC Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development’s Board of Directors, the #NCed Leadership Team, and is co-founder of Edcamp WNC. He is a member of the NC Digital Leadership Coaches’ Network, and was named an international Emerging Leader by ASCD in 2015. He resides in Hickory with his wife and their baby girl.

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