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Newton-Conover’s Initial Cohort of Teacherpreneurs Complete Leadership Seminar at NCCAT

NCCS Teacherpreneurs Cohort 1

Thirteen Newton-Conover teachers were selected to participate in a year-long leadership program designed to identify teacher leaders and provide them with both professional development to strengthen their leadership capacity and the opportunity to lead by identifying a problem of practice to address during the 2017-18 school year.  The group meets several times throughout the school year to explore the concept ... Read More »

Hope Street Group Seeks New Leaders

Hope Street Group Logo

The Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Voice Network is looking for 7 new leaders for the 2016-2017 school year. The Teacher Voice Network positively informs decisions made by education policymakers by providing feedback from colleagues that represents the collective and diverse opinions of educators throughout the state. New fellows will join 23 existing leaders in this important work. Applications ... Read More »

Friday Institute Invites Educators to Join the MOOC-ED: Cultivating a Culture of Change

Outside view of Friday Institute

Join the Friday Institute’s MOOC-ED – Cultivating a Culture of Change beginning February 15, 2016 and ending on March 27th, 2016. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. The course will remain open through April 24th, 2016 for those who would like more time to complete their work. This Coaching Digital Learning Learning: Cultivating a Culture ... Read More »

Be our Guest

Kids at Disney

It’s All About the Experience “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.” -Walt Disney Like many of you, I’ve been fortunate enough to take my family on a visit to Walt Disney World. We had a wonderful time, and we left feeling like ... Read More »

NCCS Leaders Present at North Carolina Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement

Tammy Hayman, Judy McLaughlin, and Dr. Aron Gabriel

Over 2500 educators attended the 2015 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement (CCSA).  This year, NCCS leaders presented two sessions.  Dr. David Stegall, Superintendent; Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer; and Cindy Geddes, Director of Accountability and Technology, presented on leveraging technology to improve productivity, communication, organization, and branding.  Dr. Aron Gabriel, Assistant Superintendent; Judy McLaughlin, Dropout Prevention Coordinator; and Tammy Hayman, ... Read More »

The Challenge to Lead

Our district is in the midst of exciting changes and growth. We have a thriving Leader in Me school at South Newton, our middle school is transitioning to an exciting STEM school, North Newton will open next school year as an Internationally focused school with a Dual Language tract for students. In fact, we have great things happening at all ... Read More »

Local Superintendents Release Vision and Leadership Document

The North Carolina School Superintendents Association’s new North Carolina Guide to Strengthening Our Public Schools was released to the public last week.  This guide provides insight into what schools, districts, communities, and our legislature must consider as we prepare future-ready students. The North Carolina School Superintendents’ Association (NCSSA) is the membership organization that provides leadership and support for school superintendents in the ... Read More »

NCCS Invites Teachers to Apply to Serve on District Curriculum Council

Beginning during the spring semester of the 2014-15 school year, Newton-Conover City Schools will be forming a district-wide curriculum council. This group will meet quarterly to discuss and inform curriculum, instruction, professional development, and teaching and learning opportunities. Members of the NCCS Curriculum Council will be expected to attend four after school meetings per year, provide occasional PLC support, provide ... Read More »

2015-16 Kenan Fellow Program Open for Applications

The Kenan Fellows Program is now recruiting a new cohort of K-12 teachers for its 2015-16 fellowship year. The program was established in 2000 as the signature K-12 STEM education initiative of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology, and Science. Fellows experience networking, professional growth and leadership development opportunities. More than 30 fellowships will be offered to public and charter ... Read More »

District and School Leaders Go Back to School

The past two weeks, district leaders did something that is probably long overdue – we went back to school.  On November 5th, nine leaders from the district showed up at Newton-Conover Middle School for all day shadowing, unbeknownst to the staff or building leadership. The purpose of the visit was solely student-centered. We wanted to understand what life is like ... Read More »