Digital Technology Competencies for Teachers and Administrators

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has developed competencies for teachers and administrators to help districts prepare students for 21st century learning. Ernie Conner, Director of Technology and Career - Technical Education, Chelsa Jennings, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and Jackie Hargrove, Professional Development Coordinator attended a regional meeting last week to collaborate with other districts and state leaders to determine the best way to implement these into their programs. This session is just one in a series that will be held this school year.



 

Home Depot and Keats Point Farm Partner With Warren County Schools

Home Depot and Keats Point Farm is working with the Alternative Program students in Warren County to construct raised beds at the school. These beds will be used to raise plants and teach  practical applications to core academic subjects. Check out the pictures below of the work that is being done. More pictures will follow as progress is made.



















Carolina Solar Energy Presents to Warren County EDC

Bennie Finch, from Carolina Solar Energy, presented a proposal to the Warren County Economic Development Board on future solar projects in Warren County. I attended the meeting with the delegation from Carolina Solar to talk about the solar class being taught at Warren County High School. This course is included in the Engineering and Construction Technology Academy.



December Management Team Meeting

Warren County Schools held its monthly Management Team meeting in December at the Hawkins Education Center. Dr. Ray Spain, Superintendent, leads this group each month. This meetings provides an opportunity to discuss the management and leadership of the district.



District Wide Parent Forum at Warren County Middle School

Warren County Schools held a Parent Forum last week to provide an opportunity for parents and the community to discuss their concerns and hear their suggestions regarding the school district. It also gave the school board and administration an opportunity to talk about their school and district plans.

Here are scenes from the event.