Educators in eastern NC: Apply to go to Costa Rica and Panama today

UNC’s World View is offering a global study program to Costa Rica and Panama in summer 2020 with travel dates from July 19-28. Simple Gifts is providing scholarships if you are a teacher, guidance counselor, media assistant, or assistant principal in a public school or community college instructor, in one of the following counties: Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Chowan, Columbus, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, Northampton, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Robeson, Sampson, Scotland, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Wayne, Wilson. Apply here!

The State Board of Education will meet Wednesday and Thursday, Dec. 4 and 5, in the 7th floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

The agendas for this meeting and executive summaries are available online.

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