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Discovery Forum Series Comes to Hickory

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In continued partnership with BB&T, IEI is once again hosting an expanded Discovery Forum series this fall in six NC communities: Boone, Greenville, Hickory, the Triad, the Triangle, and Wilmington. In each community, ten teams of social entrepreneurs (ages 18-30) will have five minutes each to pitch their idea, and the audience will vote on their favorite pitches. The top ... Read More »

Free STEM Education Webinars From NASA Educator Professional Development


Audience: In-service, Pre-service, Home School and Informal Educators The NASA STEM Educator Professional Development Collaborative (EPDC) at Texas State University is presenting a series of free webinars open to all educators. Join NASA education specialists to learn about activities, lesson plans, educator guides and resources that bring NASA into your classroom. Registration is required to participate. To register, simply click ... Read More »

EdCamp STEM West Slated for January 21 at Grandview Middle School

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All educators are invited to EdCamp STEM West on January 21 at Grandview Middle School in Hickory.  Register here! Read More »

Catawba Science Center 2016-17 Field Trip and Program Guide Now Available

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Catawba Science Center provides programming in science for grades K-12.  Programming can occur in your classroom or at the Catawba Science Center.  Click here to check out the 2016-17 Field Trip and Program Guide.  Speak with your principal if you are interested in a CSC program or field trip. Read More »

Building Classroom Culture

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Teaching students is so much more than just helping students master content.  One of the most important roles we have as educators is to foster social and emotional well-being in each individual child we teach.  Through relationships and trust, we allow students to take academic risks and believe in their ability to improve.  Check out the article and accompanying video ... Read More »

NC Beautiful Grant Opportunity for Teachers

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NC Beautiful provides up to $1500 in grant money to K-12 teachers in North Carolina! Check out their Opportunity Grants for Teachers. Read More »

NCSU Humanities Extension Program

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North Carolina State University is currently looking for K-12 teachers across the state to participate in our Humanities Extension Program for the 2016-2017 school year. The Humanities Extension Program allows NC State University professors to come to K-12 classes and present on a topic related to Humanities and Social Sciences topics that is currently being taught in the classroom. More ... Read More »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Accepting Applications for Career Awards for Science and Math Teachers

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The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is currently accepting applications for the Career Award for Science and Mathematics Teachers (CASMT). CASMT is a five-year award available to outstanding science and/or mathematics teachers in the North Carolina public primary and secondary schools. The purpose of this award is to recognize teachers who have demonstrated solid knowledge of science and/or mathematics content and have ... Read More »

Teachers’ Night Out Event Slated for October 3

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Advanced Manufacturing is growing and expanding in the Catawba County.  As educators, it is imperative that we have a deep understanding of both the opportunities available to students and their families as well as the skills students need to prepare for these future careers.  Review the flyer above and plan to attend Teachers’ Night Out on October 3 at Conover ... Read More »

Fall Credit by Demonstrated Mastery Window Now Open

Students in grades 7-11 who wish to attempt credit by demonstrating mastery in a high school subject may now sign up for the Fall Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) window through Friday, September 9.  If you would like more information, visit our CDM website.  Forms, applications, and other important information can be found on this site. Questions about CDM can ... Read More »