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New Hire Spotlight: Shauna Isenhour – Newton-Conover Middle School

Photo of Shauna Isenhour and familyShauna Isenhour is teaching 6th grade math at Newton-Conover Middle School. For the past three years, she taught 3rd and 4th grade math/science at St. Stephens Elementary. She graduated in 2012 from Appalachian State University with a BA in Elementary Education. After graduating, she worked for Hickory Public Schools as a teacher assistant and substitute. Her professional passions include making positive relationships with her students and their families and inspiring students to love math even if they think they’re not good at it. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and 5 year old son, line dancing, watching NASCAR, and traveling.

About Heather Mullins

Dr. 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. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. 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. 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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