Education Foundation Annual Meeting
Each winter, the Foundation Annual Meeting showcases achievements of the prior year, updates regarding ongoing projects and programs and plans for the future. Teachers, students and donors are recognized and a keynote guest speaker discusses current topics in education.
Featured past speakers include: Mr. H.P. Williams, Dr. Carl Harris, Retired Senator Marc Basnight, National/Disney Teacher of the Year Ron Clark, State Superintendent Dr. June Atkinson, National Teacher of the Year Jason Kamras, and others.
JOIN US February 25th at 5:45pm at K.E. White Center for our 27th Annual Meeting featuring guest speaker, North Carolina State Superintendent Dr. June S. Atkinson. Silent auction and catering by Montero’s! Call 252.338.9115 for tickets!
Martha Ann Ward Swain Innovative Grant and AVID Presentations
The Swain Innovative Grant and AVID Presentation offer an opportunity to display student achievement at the end of the school year. Each spring, grant awardees are invited to display and present their projects to the board of directors, sponsors, local elected officials and other guests. In addition, middle and high school AVID students are invited to make presentations to attendees. Learn more about the 2015/16Grant Application here: 2015-16 Innovative Grant Guidelines and Application.
Teacher of the Year Recognition
Each May, the Foundation recognizes each of the twelve ECPPS district Teachers Of the Year. The District Teacher of the Year receives $1,000 and finalists each receive $500. The other outstanding nine teachers receive a certificate of appreciation. Biggs Cadillac Buick GMC Truck generously sponsors this recognition.