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MeadWestvaco is a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions for the cosmetics and personal care, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, home and garden and media industries. We work with the world’s most admired brands to design and manufacture … Continue reading

Available on District Web Site Kenan Fellows Susan Taylor and John Pritchett were interviewed by Christy Barnett from the WCPSS Public Information Office. They discuss how being a Kenan Fellow has affected them and their students. The video can be … Continue reading

Nominations and Applications Due January 24, 2008 Online nominations and applications are proceeding. Go to our website and begin the process soon! Over the two years, Fellows receive a $10,000 stipend, use of a laptop, and six graduate credits from … Continue reading

Space Resource Center for Teachers Dr. Chris Brown, NC Space Grant, NC State, Mentor Utilizing the NASA Education Resource Center at UNC Charlotte as a model, a Kenan Fellow will work with NC Space Grant to develop and distribute resources … Continue reading

Innovation Generation Grant from the Motorola Foundation Matt Sears has received a grant from the Motorola Foundation to purchase 4 computers, 50 iPods and video recording devices. His students will use the equipment to create video podcast math tutorials and … Continue reading

Process Began Monday, November 26th, 2007 Potential Kenan Fellows will be nominated online this year. School administrators, community leaders, parents and former Kenan Fellows may nominate. Teachers, if you wish to be nominated, contact someone now so they can begin … Continue reading

Fall is here and as the weather turns crisp and cold, the staff at the Kenan Fellows Program is warming up for a season of recruiting the best and brightest North Carolina K-12 teachers from across the content areas. This … Continue reading

Marine Science Classroom Educator of the Year Carrie Jones, Science Chair at Middle Creek H.S. and Class of 2008 Kenan Fellow, received the 2007 Marine Science K-16 Classroom Educator of the Year Award at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, … Continue reading

Process Begins Monday, November 26th, 2007 Potential Kenan Fellows will be nominated online this year. School administrators, community leaders and former Kenan Fellows may nominate candidates. Nominees will be notified and then will complete an online application for a specific … Continue reading

Kenan Fellow Sam Fuerst is one of fourteen teachers from around the world to participate in an effort to map the ocean floor using sonar. They are part of the ARMADA project, which is designed to give teachers experience in … Continue reading

Proposal Builds on Congressional Efforts to Recruit New Teachers U.S. Rep. David Price (D-NC) today introduced a bill to address one of the biggest challenges facing school districts throughout the country – the retention of qualified public school teachers. Today’s … Continue reading

At its Oct 16 meeting, the Board of Education heard about the NC State University Kenan Fellows Program. Kenan Fellows are public school teachers selected to participate in a two-year fellowship with a university professor or corporate professional. Dr. Valerie … Continue reading

Price Wants No Child Left Behind to Focus on Teacher Recruitment, Retention. Read his testimony here.

Over the weekend of April 27th and 28th Enloe sent 3 teams to the state Envirothon competition at Cedar Rock Park in Burlington. The Envirothon competition is a hands-on environmental education program sponsored by the NC Association of Soil & … Continue reading

Holly Hanrahan (2002, Carnage Middle) and Dr. Fred DeJarnette (NC State University) present in Lisbon, Portugal their joint project on Mars Tumbleweeds at the International Workshop on Planetary Probe Atmospheric Entry and Descent Traje ctory Analysis and Science. Holly is … Continue reading