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Camp Lejeune School Teacher Appointed To North Carolina Early Childhood Advisory Council PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 25 November 2015 08:11

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Department of Defense school teacher Frederick Stokes will take a seat on North Carolina's Early Childhood Advisory Council. He was appointed to the post by Gov. Pat McCrory.

Stokes taught in the North Carolina Public School System for five years before accepting a position as a first grade teacher with the Department of Defense School System at Camp Lejune.

The council develops, encourages and supports initiatives to strengthen the state's early childhood system to achieve the best possible outcomes for the state's young children.

Guilford County Schools Solution To Agriculture Challenge Takes Third Place In National Competition PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 24 November 2015 06:43

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A solution to a real world challenge in the agriculture industry has earned
Guilford County Schools’ third place in a national competition.
Team AeroHead from STEM Early College NC A & T competed in the The Real World Design Challenge, which focused on Unmanned Aerial Systems and precision agriculture -- specifically, the efficient application of pesticide to control local crop predation.

Teams from 19 states competed for top honors.
Teams were tasked with engineering, math, and operational challenges in meeting the competition's goals. They were required to produce an 80-page report defending their project.

NC Universities Among 200-Plus To Sign President's Climate Change Pledge Ahead Of Paris Conference PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 23 November 2015 06:34

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - North Carolina colleges that see climate change as dire issue have signed a climate-action pledge being touted by President Obama ahead of his trip to Paris for an international climate change conference.

The document is called "American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge."

Among the colleges on the list are Appalachian State University, Duke University, UNC-Chapel Hill, Shaw University, Wake Tech Communitu College, and UNC-Wilmington.

The pledge reads:

“As institutions of higher education, we applaud the progress already made to promote clean energy and climate action as we seek a comprehensive, ambitious agreement at the upcoming United Nations Climate Negotiations in Paris. We recognize the urgent need to act now to avoid irreversible costs to our global community’s economic prosperity and public health and are optimistic that world leaders will reach an agreement to secure a transition to a low carbon future. Today our school pledges to accelerate the transition to low-carbon energy while enhancing sustainable and resilient practices across our campus.”    
The White House announcement can be found at whitehouse.gov.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 November 2015 06:35
Help Wanted: DPI Lists More Than 700 Licensed Jobs Available PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 20 November 2015 06:53

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Licensed education professionals looking for work will find more than 700 jobs listed as open on the Department of Public Instruction website.

The jobs range from teacher to counselor to speech pathologist.

The site breaks down the openings by county.

DPI notes that the list is not complete since some districts don't post their openings on the site.

The DPI list can be found at http://schooljobs.dpi.state.nc.us/Jobs/Search?searchText=&leaCode=&category=L&timeCode=&title=


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