In the 2016-2017 School Year
- 6,000 books to students in need through the Books on Break program
- 20 tutors were trained by the Augustine Literacy Project and matched with students not meeting literacy benchmarks at both North Chatham Elementary and Virginia Cross Elementary
12 Creative Teaching Grants, to 9 schools
Supporting over 1,800 kids and 53 teachers
3 Student Scholarships for the Aspiring Educator Scholarship
30 Scholarships for Teacher Literacy Professional Development
Advocacy and Collaborations
Co-lead, with the Chatham County Schools, a collaboration – Chatham Reads – that addresses literacy growth and access to literacy resources in Chatham County.
Began a community discussion on public education. The mission of PEAC (Public Education Ambassadors Council ) is to facilitate positive community engagement in the Chatham County Schools while advocating to strengthen public education in North Carolina.
Flipping the Classroom – One Teacher’s Innovation Impacts Students
Ever Blooming Gardens of Hope