craven partners in education

Teddy Bear Chair Workshop

Teddy Bear Chairs presented to Partners In Education

The Teddy Bear Chair Workshop donated two teddy bear chairs and two stools to Partners In Education (PIE) for distribution to Craven County Schools. The Family Literacy Program at James W. Smith Elementary and Bridgeton Elementary Pre-K were selected to receive the chairs and stools received in January. Submitted by: Darlene J. Brown, …

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Ward and Smith, P.A.

Ward and Smith, P.A. Donates to Beginning Teachers’ Store

Each year the staff at Ward and Smith, P.A. selects a local nonprofit to support in lieu of giving interoffice holiday gifts. This year, in honor of The Cheryl Marteney Beginning Teachers’ Cottage, the staff at Ward & Smith donated school supplies, gift cards, and money to purchase supplies for the Beginning Teachers’ …

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Fall PIE Grant Winners 2016-17

Fall Cycle Partners In Education Grant Winners

The Board of Directors of Craven County Partners In Education recently announced the winners of the Fall Cycle PIE Grants for creative and imaginative programs in Craven County Schools’ classrooms. The school principals accepted the checks on behalf of their teachers at the December Monthly Principals’ Meeting. The Writing Wagon that Could!, $1,498.80 …

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Weyerhaeuser Mini Grants

2016 Fall Cycle Weyerhaeuser Mini Grants

For over ten years, Partners In Education, together with Weyerhaeuser, have been providing assistance to Craven County educators to fund hands-on activities in math and science. This grant program has grown over the years and allows our teachers the opportunity to purchase materials for activities in the classroom without having to spend money …

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STEM Lab at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary School

Duke Energy awards $16,000 to Craven County Partners In Education

Duke Energy and Craven Partners In Education announced a $16,000 investment from the Duke Energy Foundation. The funds will be used to implement the Pitsco Education Program, Beginning Science is Elementary, STEM Lab at Vanceboro Farm Life Elementary, located in Vanceboro, North Carolina. Darlene Brown, executive director of Partners In Education, explains, “This …

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Art Teacher Kyra Garner

Partners In Education awards Twin Rivers Artists’ Association Grant to Kyra Garner

Partners In Education recently awarded Kyra Garner, art teacher at Havelock Middle, $250 for her 2015-16 Twin Rivers Artists’ Assn. Art Grant titled, “Picasso Self Portrait.” Ms. Garner’s project is designed to give her students experience mixing and using various colors in a work of art as well as introduce them to the …

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