craven partners in education

PIE Spring Luncheon 2020

Virtual PIE Spring Luncheon – Friday, June 5, 2020

Do you have lunch plans this Friday, June 5th?  We want to encourage watch parties (with safe social distancing in mind), or if you can’t get out, in your home or office, of our #VirtualPIELuncheon! Post pictures (on June 5th, between noon – midnight) watching the event on social media with the hashtag #VirtualPIELuncheon and you …

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Bate Foundation Grant

Bate Foundation Individual School Grant awarded through PIE

Ms. Jessica Coleman, Physical Education Teacher at J.T. Barber Elementary won a Bate Foundation Individual School Grant, administered through PIE. Students in grades K-5 completed a 3-week unit on Gymnastics. Students learned safety protocol for practicing each skill and the foundation skills to progress into more advanced skills. Students worked individually, in partners and in …

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Meredith Pait, Robin Hall, and Wendy Tidwell

Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On”

Robin Hall, Meredith Pait, and Wendy Tidwell with Bridgeton Elementary won a Spring Cycle PIE Grant for “Keep Calm to Keep Working On” for $1,447.26. Students with exceptional needs require calming input, more movement, alternative techniques and tools to meet their learning styles and sensory processing needs. By creating a sensory environment in a space …

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Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant

Toyota of New Bern Tech Grant

Partners In Education (PIE) is pleased to partner with Toyota of New Bern to offer a technology grant of $3,000 to our Craven County Schools’ principals to create a dynamic learning environment with the goal of equipping our students with the 21st Century skills necessary for post-secondary education and/or workforce readiness. The awarding for the 2019-20 Toyota …

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Principal Alligood, Liz Phillipps and Dan Roberts

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Dan Roberts partnered with Partners In Education

Edward Jones Financial Advisor Dan Roberts partnered with Partners In Education to award a $100 gift card to Liz Phillips teacher at A.H. Bangert Elementary. Catherine Alligood, principal at A.H. Bangert Elementary, says, “All teachers take on a lot every day as they teach their students. There are content standards to teach and curriculums to learn. This …

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New Bern Lions Club

Community Donations to Craven County Partners In Education

Craven County Partners In Education (PIE) received over 38,000 items worth $70,000 for Stuff the Bus to help our students who have been identified as in-need in Craven County Schools classrooms. It is through generous community partnerships that Stuff the Bus is able to help those students to have the best possible advantage as they …

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Ms. Casey and Mr. Palimetakis

Craven Partners In Education’s Outstanding Leadership Awards

Partners In Education recognized Claudia Casey, principal at Tucker Creek Middle and Daniel Palimetakis, principal at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary at the PIE Luncheon with the 2019 PIE Outstanding Leadership Awards honoring significant contributions to education by our administrators. The criteria for the leadership category is how these leaders create awareness for Partners In Education …

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Wells Fargo - Craven Partners In Education

Wells Fargo Donation to Craven Partners In Education

Jonathan Ipock, District Manager with Wells Fargo and Mike McCoy, Wells Fargo at Work Program Manager presented a check in the amount of $7,500 to Partners In Education for projects in the classroom in Craven County Schools, such as the Wells Fargo Tech Grant ($3,000), Ag Day at James W. Smith Elementary ($2,500), and PIE …

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Spring International Paper Grant

Spring International Paper Grant administered by Craven Partners in Education

Melanie Ross and Keith Jayne, with Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary, won a Spring Cycle International Paper Grant, administered by PIE, for their program, “Little Chefs in the Making.” This program will allow their students to create edible masterpieces each week. Cooking is a life skill and math is an important part of understanding how mixing …

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Cathy Pratt - PIE Grant

Cathy Pratt awarded PIE Grant for New Bern High Robotics Club

Cathy Pratt with New Bern High School won a PIE Grant for her grant, “Engineering Our STEM Future,” for $480.38. Pictured is Jerry Simmons, principal at New Bern High presenting her with the check. This grant will allow the NBH Robotics Club to purchase kits and supplies so they can be directly involved in all …

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