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A+ Teacher Recognized by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Arts Council

Congratulations to A+ teacher Amanda Gordon for being awarded the 2016 Arts Educator Excellence Award by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Arts Council!  This award recognizes an educator or teaching artist who has enriched the education of youth in the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County area and inspired the next generation of artists, patrons and creative individuals.  Amanda is the visual arts teacher at Diggs-Latham Elementary in Winston-Salem and was nominated by her principal and assistant principal who recognize Amanda’s dedication to her students and her passion for bringing the arts to th

Mark Your Calendar! A+ Statewide Leadership Meeting and New A+ Teacher Training

The A+ Schools Program Statewide Leadership Meeting will convene principals and A+ Coordinators from all A+ schools to discuss Network and DPI updates, provide leadership development and resources for school administration, share ideas and best practices among schools, mentor new principals, and maintain schools' focus on arts integration and the A+ Schools Program. The A+ New Teacher Training will also be held in conjunction with the Statewide Leadership Meeting. Both meetings take place in Raleigh at the McKimmon Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct.

Don’t Miss the 2016-17 Quarterly A+ Network Webinar Series

Once again, A+ will offer a series of Network webinars this school year.  Each webinar offers updates, current news and happenings, DPI updates, school sharing and professional development for A+ administrators and educators.  All webinars take place from 4-5 p.m. eastern time and require pre-registration. Dates for this year's A+ Network webinars are: 9/8/16, 12/1/16, 3/2/17 and 5/4/17.

Congratulations to Amanda Gordon, 2016 Gerry D. Howell A+ Educator of the Year!

Amanda Gordon, visual arts teacher at A+ school Diggs-Latham Elementary in Winston-Salem, was named the 2016 Gerry D. Howell A+ Educator of the Year at an A+ network-wide webinar on Thursday, May 5. Ms. Gordon has taught at Diggs-Latham Elementary for the last 12 years. The award recognizes an A+ educator who best exemplifies the values of the A+ Schools Program and its philosophies.

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