Director of Education Matters focuses on connecting students to success

August 14, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

For Tracy Hall, making connections, opening doors and creating opportunities are just part of her equation for success, something she’s been eager to share with kids since graduating from California State University, Chico in 1987. […]

Pre-K: Decades Worth Of Studies, One Strong Message

May 3, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Some of the nation’s top researchers who’ve spent their careers studying early childhood education recently got together in Washington with one goal in mind: to cut through the fog of studies and the endless debates […]

When It Pays to Start at a Community College

April 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Starting at a community college is more popular than you might think. Of the students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from U.S. institutions in 2016, 49% had attended a community college, and two-thirds of […]

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas commit $5 million for workforce development at N.C. Community Colleges

April 20, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Duke Energy and Piedmont Natural Gas today announced an additional $5 million investment to connect community college students with career development opportunities, bringing the company’s total investment to $35 million over the last 13 years. […]

Leader in Me program sets foundation for success at St. Stephens Elementary

April 13, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Sixth-grader Irvin Delacruz was all smiles Wednesday and then all business as St. Stephens Elementary’s student council president greeted community guests to the school over the intercom. He welcomed and thanked everyone for visiting his […]

Extreme STEM tour tempts students with possible future careers

April 11, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

One morning a few weeks ago, I drove through a neighborhood in search of Conover Waste Water Treatment Plant in Catawba County. The fact that I was in a residential neighborhood had nearly convinced me I was […]

River Bend Middle School students experience ‘extreme’ STEM tour

April 10, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Eighth-grade students from River Bend Middle got a chance to see what the world of engineering and manufacturing is all about during the Education Matters Extreme STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) tour in March. More […]

STEM Educators: Need some summer learning ideas? Here’s a great one.

June 21, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

SciGirls has the bold goal of changing how millions of girls think about science, technology, engineering and math – or STEM. Each half-hour episode highlights the processes of science and engineering, following a different group […]

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