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BT Spotlight: Huader Yiengyouav – North Newton Elementary

Huader Yiengyouav is currently teaching at North Newton Elementary as an EC Resource Teacher. She graduated from the University of Carolina at Charlotte (UNCC) with her Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology and Minor in Mathematics. After graduation, she worked in nonprofit agencies where she provided support to children and adults with developmental disabilities in Charlotte. During this time, she pursued and completed her Certificate in Teaching Special Education and is currently taking courses to complete her Master’s in Teaching Special Education at UNCC. Her professional passions include teaching, learning from, advocating for, and working closely with students with special abilities. In her free time, she loves spending time with family and friends, playing the piano, and reading.

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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