Friday , 19 January 2018
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Newton-Conover Welcomes New Teachers During Boot Camp Week

NCCS Beginning Teachers learn about technology in our district. A few veterans have joined the group as well.

NCCS Beginning Teachers learn about technology in our district. A few veterans have joined the group as well.

What could be better than spending a full week with brand new teachers?  The curriculum team at Newton-Conover City Schools has this honor once each year.  We hope you will help us welcome our first year teachers (BT 1s) to Newton-Conover.  We have an amazing group of first year teachers this year, and we hope you will welcome them to our Newton-Conover family.  Below is a list of our new beginning teachers!

Tanya Barrymore – NCMS

Huader Yiengyouav – North

Olivia Kowalewski – NCMS

Kaitlin Saunders – Shuford

Lauren Elder – Shuford

Dan Trainor – NCHS

Lindsay Goble – North

Danielle Reitzel – Conover

Rachel Spencer – Conover

Leigh-Anne Boggs – NCMS

Megan Baker – South

Gaston Tillery – North

Linsey Robertson – South

Katie Hester – South

Jennifer Smierciak – NCMS

Christian Underwood – Elementary Drama

Stephanie Henze – NCMS

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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