Ms. Sarah Fundaun is the Chemistry teacher at Newton-Conover High School. She graduated from Appalachian State University with a BS in Chemistry with a concentration in Secondary Education. During her junior year, she worked as a research assistant where she contributed to a more in depth understanding of the long term effects of oil spills. Through this experience she found a passion for environmental chemistry and hopes to bring this into the classroom. She was born and raised in Minnesota and moved to North Carolina four years ago. Sarah has worked as a summer camp counselor and loves to be outdoors. In her spare time she gardens and plays rugby for Charlotte City Women’s Club.
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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