2016 Year in Review EDUCATION: New leadership, academic growth highlight Catawba County’s education

December 29, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

After the release of the state’s READY accountability results in September, Hickory Public Schools, under the leadership of Superintendent Robbie Adell, was no longer considered a low-performing district. These scores reflect the fourth year of […]

Gerber Collaborates with CVCC to Address Skilled Workforce Gap Needed Among Leading Furniture Manufacturers

December 15, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Gerber Technology, the world leader in integrated software, automation and vision systems for the apparel, graphics, packaging and other industrial markets, announced its continued sponsorship for the newly expanded Catawba Valley Furniture Academy at Catawba […]

Jenkins Elementary School bridges tech gap with Wonder Lab

December 14, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Students at Jenkins Elementary School have a new, “game-changing” tool to teach them about technology – the Wonder Lab. As part of its participation in the annual Hour of Code to celebrate Computer Science Education […]

LRU keeps door open for new educators

December 9, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Keeping teachers in classrooms has been a growing problem across the nation in recent years and in North Carolina particularly. Stagnant pay scales and the loss of the state’s Teaching Fellows program have become roadblocks […]

Senior takes advantage of advancing education

December 6, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Burke Middle College senior Haley Strickland has flourished in a non-traditional, high school environment. The opportunity to gain an associate degree while earning her high school diploma intrigued Strickland, and has led her to majoring […]

College-bound? This process could save you money

November 17, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Every penny counts when parents begin trying to figure out how much they can invest in a college education for their children. Like everything else, the process begins with the application and its fee, and […]

CVCC High School Partnership Saves Families $1 Million; Makes College Possible

October 4, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Research conducted by Catawba Valley Community College recently revealed that the college will collectively save 300 families of high school students enrolled in its Promise Scholars Initiative $1.3 million this academic year. The Promise Scholars […]

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