December 1, 2023


It's Your Education

Education briefs: Partners in Learning director gets state award – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY – Associates In Mastering Government Director Norma Honeycutt was honored with North Carolina’s Early Schooling Advocate Award by the North Carolina Early Education Coalition.

Norma Honeycutt

There are nearly 6,000 certified childcare facilities throughout North Carolina, of which other experts in the discipline nominated her for this award based on her advocacy attempts. Honeycutt is known for her advocacy operate for increased-paying out wages for lecturers, high-high quality early treatment and training, and reduce costs for family members.

“Norma is passionate about the improvement and properly-remaining of youngsters and their family members. She has dedicated her life’s work to educating and advocating for childcare in our local community and across the state. Rowan County is privileged to have her leading the way for the upcoming of our children” PIL Board Chair Celia Jarrett reported.

PIL is an inclusive mastering centre accredited by the National Association for the Training of Youthful Young children. Companions In Mastering was fashioned by a grassroots group of group associates, who saw the want for inclusive early instruction in Rowan County.

Honeycutt is a  accredited to offer Triple-P, distinctive instruction for infants and toddlers, and retains a bachelor of arts degree in child and family members growth from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte and a master’s diploma in Beginning through Kindergarten. Honeycutt has labored in early childhood training for far more than 40 several years.

“I was surprised and honored to be regarded in this particular way. I am only performing what I feel God has identified as me to do. He phone calls us to consider care of the the very least of these. Kids really don’t have a voice, they do not have a say in how they are taken care of or what zip code they are born in. If we genuinely imagine that little ones are our future, we need to all try to advocate for products and services and courses that will assure kids are safeguarded and delivered the ideal discovering options feasible. These are a child’s basic legal rights,” Honeycutt stated.

NC State awards scholarships to two West Rowan pupils

Two West Rowan Large College college students have been awarded Science and Agriculture Scholarships to NC Condition for the 12 months 2022-23.

The Science and Agriculture Scholarships are Endowed scholarships out there to West Rowan college students who are heading to N.C. State and majoring in engineering, science or agriculture. The present-day benefit of the scholarships is $3000 for each year.

The West learners who had been awarded the scholarships are Sarah Taylor, who options to key in Everyday living Sciences and Madeline Kluttz, who options to important in Horticultural Science. Two other West Rowan graduates will also be receiving renewed scholarships for the yr. They are Adisynne Henley, a senior majoring in everyday living sciences and Brooklyn Hoffner, a junior majoring in animal science.