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Alumna Named Teacher of the Year at A.L. Stanback Middle School in Hillsborough, NC.

Anna Kearney, a spring 2011 Meredith College graduate, has been named as the Teacher of Year at A.L. Stanback Middle School, Hillsborough, NC.  Anna teaches 7th grade mathematics at Stanback, where she has been teaching for 2 years.  She taught mathematics for 3 years at B.F. Grady School in Duplin County.   Congratulations to Anna.

Alumna Named Principal of the Year for 2014 in North Carolina

Carrie Swart Tulbert, ’01, was named Principal of the Year for North Carolina.  She is currently the principal at Mooresville Middle School. . . Read More

Alumna Named Finalist for Teacher of the Year for 2015 in WCPSS

Karla Gregory Nantz, ’04, Social Studies teacher, Cary High School. Read More

Alumna Named a First Year Teacher award winner for 2015 in WCPSS

Hannah Thornton, ’14, Language Arts/Social Studies teacher, Daniels Middle School was one of four Diane-Kent Parker First Year Teacher award winners in WCPSS.

Department of Education Hosts Camps for Elementary Students, Summer 2015

Associate Professor of Education, CeCe Toole, and Assistant Professor of Education, Courtney George, sponsored two camps for elementary students. . . Read More

Alumna’s Book Published

Amanda Hilliard Smith, ’06, recently published her book, The Williamston Freedom Movement: A North Carolina Town’s Struggle for Civil Rights, 1957-1970. She was also named N.C. History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Read More

Alumna Receives Century Link Grant

Amy Roach, ’11 MAT Graduate, received a CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation Grant.  Read More

Hemphill Notches Regional Principal of the Year Honor »

Terhaar-Yonkers Joins Board of Directors of Chamber Music »

Education Professor Awarded for Outstanding Career Achievement »

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