Sunday , 17 December 2017
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Dr. Mullins and Mr. Frye serve on Home Base Advisory Group

Home Base continues to evolve as a valuable and responsive digital resource for educators and schools across North Carolina. As part of the Digital Learning Initiative, NCDPI and the Friday Institute at NC State University have convened a Home Base Roadmap Advisory group with more than 20 representatives from districts and charter schools across the state.

The goal of this Advisory Group is to provide input and guidance on the goals for Home Base, recommend future improvements, and inform the overall roadmap for Home Base. This group will meet regularly, with its next meeting coming up on March 10th.  NCDPI hopes to have a “roadmap” in place for the 2017-18 school year. The photo below includes members who attended the Jan. 20 meeting of the advisory group.

Home Base Advisory Group

(Left top row: David Sherping; Angela Cogdill; Dennis Frye; Paul O’Briant; Valerie Bridges; Jennifer Buck; Jodi Hawley; Jay Parker; Charles White; Jamie Frye
Seated: John Mairs; Julie Morrow; Heather Mullins; Emily Jones; Erika Newkirk; Ashley Padgett)

(Article Courtesy NCDPI)

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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