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BT Spotlight: Danielle Reitzel – District Speech-Language Pathologist

Danielle Reitzel is the Speech-Language Pathologist for Newton-Conover City Schools. She attended Appalachian State University and received a Bachelor’s of Science in Communication Disorders. She completed her Master’s in Speech-Language Pathology at North Carolina Central University in Durham, NC where she graduated with honors. Her previous experience has included inpatient therapy services at Northern Hospital of Surry County and outpatient services with Northern Rehab in Mount Airy. She is a Newton-Conover High School graduate and is proud to call herself a Red Devil once again. In her spare time she enjoys running, playing intramural sports, watching Duke basketball, traveling, participating in various outdoor activities, and spending time with family and friends.  She is excited to begin the school year and ready for a great experience at Newton-Conover.

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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