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Newton-Conover Innovative Grant Cycle Opens for Third Year

Our 2015-16 Innovative Grant award winners provided amazing opportunities for students.

Our 2015-16 Innovative Grant award winners provided amazing opportunities for students.

Ok, NCCS teachers, administrators, staff, and students, put on your thinking caps, and get ready to pitch your innovative and creative ideas!  That’s right!  The grant window is now open for NCCS Innovative Grants.  Last year, our district distributed over $30,000 to teachers, administrators, and students who shared their ideas for bringing innovation and new ideas to our schools.  Check out last year’s grants here.

Click here for the application.  All applications are due to Tammy Brown by September 30, 2016.  Winners will be notified on or before October 15, 2016.

Contact Tammy Brown or Heather Mullins with questions.

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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