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Student Advisory Plans Appreciation Event for NCCS Teachers and Staff

Teacher Appreciation

We are so excited about our NCCS Teacher Appreciation Event scheduled for May 3 from 4 pm – 6 pm at Southside Park in Newton.  Students from elementary, middle, and high school have worked all year to prepare to welcome you to this special event.

What to Expect:  

  • Full meal including barbecue, chips, sides, drinks, and cherry vanilla slushies
  • Picnic games such as cornhole and Can Jam
  • A DJ with a teacher-selected playlist
  • Door prizes including furniture, gift cards, etc. (Must be present to win.)
  • Student speakers
  • And many other surprises!

Please click here to indicate whether or not you will be able to attend and how many family members will be joining you.  You can also share questions on the form.
Don’t forget your lawn chairs!  


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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