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Our congrats to Dr. Anthony Jackson, who announced yesterday he is moving to Chatham County Schools. We excited to watch your leadership continue to unfold! If you don’t know Dr. Jackson, learn more about him in this video.

Superintendent Catherine Truitt is on Carolina Business Review tonight on PBS Charlotte at 8:30pm.

Our mountain philosopher, Superintendent Jeff McDaris, updates his #nced playlist for the weekend here.

And here are Alli’s podcasts for the week:

As Yet Untold – Security Arne Duncan

Secretary Arne Duncan is the longest serving US Secretary of Education, having served under President Obama from 2009-2015. He talks about the many influences in his life and doesn’t hold back on current affairs.

Podcast PD – Capitalizing on Collaboration in Catawba 

Heather Fulbright is an ITF with Catawba County Schools and plays an integral role in coaching teachers with digital teaching and learning. She’s focused on using technology to build bridges for engagement and collaboration, and shares several examples of how students, teachers, and admin are connecting in hybrid situations.

First in Future – Dr. Johnson Akinleye and Dr. Deepak Kumar of NCCU

The Institute for Emerging Issues, in a four part series, will be focusing on the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities – a group of 10 colleges and universities stretching across the state formed to ensure that African Americans had access to higher education. This episode is with Dr. Johnson Akinleye and Dr. Deepak Kumar of North Carolina Central University.



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Mebane Rash is the CEO and editor-in-chief of EducationNC.

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