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S3 Visits Give Schools the Opportunity to Share Problems of Practice, Solutions, and Support Needs with Administrators

Deborah Kellogg presenting

When Newton-Conover City Schools developed the Systematic School Support (S3) process and protocols, the goal was to provide schools with the tools, time, and occasion to 1) reflect deeply on their areas of need; 2) evaluate these areas of need through an intentional protocol, and 3) share support needs with district leadership.  S3 teams are comprised of district leadership, principals, ... Read More »

Preparing Exceptional Teachers through Accountability and Collaboration


The College of Education at North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University is seeking participants to address the teacher shortage in special education. Teaching assistants, support staff and those with an undergraduate degree can earn initial licensure in special education through a Master of Arts in Special Education (MAT). The special education program at NC A&T has been awarded a ... Read More »

N-CCS Selects First Cohort of Teacherpreneurs

NCCS Teacherpreneurs

Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to introduce our first cohort of Teacherpreneurs – innovative teacher leaders who lead but don’t leave the classroom.  This group of teacher leaders was selected by principals and district leaders based on their leadership potential as well as their relationships with colleagues.  N-CCS Teacherpreneurs will be taking part in a year-long leadership training program that consists ... 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 »

NCHS Teacher Serves as Virtual Speaker for L-R Course

On September 16, David Schouweiler served as a virtual guest speaker to a Lenoir-Rhyne University course of undergraduate and graduate pre-service teachers.  The course is designed to explore issues and solutions related to assessment.  Mr. Schouweiler shared his experiences and expertise with standards-based grading. He was able to help university students understand what standards-based grading looks like in action and provide useful examples and lessons ... Read More »

NCCS Professional Development Smackdown

On Wednesday, March 19, educators across Newton-Conover will take part in the first ever NCCS Professional Development Smackdown!  Every teacher, coach, and administrator who has attended a conference or professional development session this year will be asked to share one big idea, resource, or understanding from the session attended. In the spirit of collaboration and sharing, we will use a ... Read More »