Congratulations to Vicki Simmons on being recognized as a 2017 North Carolina Department of Public Instruction Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence! Vicki works at Haynes-Inman Education Center and is a long time member of NCAE, and tireless advocate for public schools in our local, the Guilford County Association of Educators. Vicki was awarded a Certificate … Continue reading NCAE Member Vicki Simmons Recognized as a 2017 NCDPI Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence
Thanks to our friends a Public Schools First NC for putting together this handy fact sheet about the Class Size Chaos issue! From their website: "NCGA members will return to Raleigh on January 10, 2018 for a special session. When they return, we are asking legislators to solve #ClassSizeChaos! It is not fair for parents, … Continue reading Quick Facts: Understanding Class Size Chaos
Greetings! I hope this message finds you well and that everyone gets home safely in this surprise snow! Wanted to share a few important updates and requests as we move toward the winter break: 1) Join us next Thursday Dec 14, 2017 from 5 until 6:30 pm at Scuppernong Books for a community conversation on what our public … Continue reading Dec 14 Event, Survey, and NCAE Nominations!
This week I went for an interview at the Guilford County Schools central office to give feedback on what's needed to recruit and retain teachers and staff. I touched on a lot of things but top among them were: 1) Principals need to be quality instructional leads that create a climate that inspires teachers to … Continue reading Talking About the Teacher Pipeline and Staff Retention
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