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From opportunities, come opportunities: The life and times of Curtis Jones

We all have moments in life that make us who we are. Curtis Jones was a black high school junior raised in Griffin, a small Georgia mill town. For him, that moment was when his French teacher was absent. Let’s set the stage. Jones grew up a poor, second-class citizen in the segregated South in …

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International Paper Literacy Grant

International Paper Literacy Grant

During the 2019-2020 school year, Roger Bell New Tech Academy was awarded the International Paper Literacy Grant, administered through Craven County Partners In Education. This grant allowed the school to purchase a plethora of books for their students to meet their needs as well as provide books that are aligned to their interests.  Each week …

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Craven PIE, Edward Jones, and Craven Early College

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Joanna Carr teams up with Craven Partners in Education

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Joanna Carr partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card to Alison Strommer, 11th grade English III/IV teacher at Craven Early College. Todd Bradley, principal at Craven Early College says, “Mrs. Strommer is a leader in many areas in our school. She provides opportunities for innovation in her …

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Wells Fargo Tech Grant

Wells Fargo Tech Grant awarded through PIE to Havelock High

In 2017, our local Wells Fargo representatives recognized the need for technology in Craven County Schools’ classroom, and together with Partners In Education, established the Wells Fargo Tech Grant. This grant seeks to engage our students using the most advanced technology available and demonstrates Wells Fargo’s commitment to improving the educational experience in our public-school …

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Craven PIE partnership with Edward Jones and Ben D Quinn

Community partnership for Ben D. Quinn Elementary through PIE

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Mike Bass partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card and a bouquet of flowers to Michelle Owens, a 5th-grade teacher at Ben D. Quinn Elementary. Thomas Wilson, principal at Ben D. Quinn Elementary says, “Ms. Owens established and coordinates the Kindness Cownts programs at BDQ in coordination …

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International Paper Grant

International Paper Literacy Grant

The Craven County Board of Education spotlighted International Paper and Craven County Partners In Education along with the winners of the 2019-20 International Paper Literacy Grant at the January Board of Education meeting. The focus of the grant is to increase literacy achievement through direct services to the students of Craven County Schools. Winning $5,000 …

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Twin Rivers Artists Association Grant

TRAA Art Grant awarded through PIE to our Craven County Schools Teachers

Partners In Education was awarded $2,000 from Twin Rivers Artists Association to be used for grant money for art teachers in Craven County Schools.  The grants of $250 each were awarded to eight art teachers based on their imaginative and creative art programs for their students. The principals accepted the checks on behalf of their teachers at …

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International Paper Literacy Grant Winners

International Paper Literacy Grant

International Paper and Craven County Partners In Education announced the winners of the 2019-20 International Paper Literacy Grant. The focus of the award is to increase literacy achievement through direct services to the students of Craven County Schools. The winners are Michelle Lee, Caroline Godwin, and Whitney Hernandez with Roger Bell New Tech Academy and …

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Edward Jones Teacher Appreciation

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kevin Page partnered with PIE for Trent Park Elementary

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Kevin Page partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card to Kristy Clay, a teacher at Trent Park Elementary. Ashley Faulkenberry, principal at Trent Park Elementary, says, “Ms. Clay is a 1st-grade teacher at Trent Park Elementary in her second full year of teaching.  She has stepped up …

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