Celebrating Gerry Hancock: EdNC’s founder and chair of our board

Our thanks to the NC Justice Center for honoring our founder and chair of our board, Gerry Hancock, with a Lifetime Champion of Justice award tonight. This is our favorite Gerry quote, which pretty much says it all:  “I confess to a sense of urgency. Children have only one time in their lives to be educated, and that time for our children is now.”

UNC Charlotte Chancellor Phil Dubois is on Carolina Business Review tonight.

Check out this call for participation from our colleague Kendall Hageman for the NCSSM Summer Accelerator 2020:

The North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics is excited to invite you to propose a course (or two or three) for is Summer Accelerator 2020 Program. Operating on three campuses and with 3 age groups, our Accelerator programming will run six weeks this summer.  Instructors will be paid for prep and instruction* (see link for details).

Our 2020 Summer Accelerator Programs include:

Early Accelerator: 5th and 6th grade week long day only programming

Middle School Accelerator: 7th -9th grade week long residential programming

High School Accelerator: 10th-12th grade; 2 weeks online instruction followed by 1 week residential programming

Locations and Age Groups:

NCSSM’s Durham Campus (Early and Middle & High School Accelerators)
Brevard College Campus (Middle & High School Accelerator)
Barton College Campus (Early Accelerator)
*Three meals a day in the cafeteria and housing on campus (if required) is included.

Looking for the opportunity to earn some additional money in the summer or to develop a new course? Here is your opportunity!

You can find all of the details on the process, FAQ’s, as well as the link to the form for submission in the following two different documents:

2020 Accelerator Course Proposal Request

2020 Early Accelerator Course Proposal Request

Course proposals are due Friday, October 11th.

For additional information, contact our Outreach and Summer Programs Coordinator David Rosenthal at 919-416-2635 or email him at david.rosenthal@ncssm.edu.


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