Local teachers attend seminars


From Staff Reports

Monday, June 11, 2018

Several area educators recently attended programs held at the N.C. Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

Participating educators from Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools included Marsha M. Story-Smith of Benvenue Elementary School; Teresa Palmer and Cynthia D. Pike of M.B. Hubbard Elementary School; Gracen S. Banning of Nash Central High School; Brandon Clay of Red Oak Middle School; and Karen R. Barbour of Winstead Avenue Elementary School.

A participating educator from Edgecombe County Public Schools was Mary M. Sauls of G.W. Bulluck Elementary School.

Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. NCCAT conducts a wide variety of high-quality professional development for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers. For more information about NCCAT, visit www.nccat.org or call 828-293-5202.