Region 4 Spotlight

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Good Afternoon,
My name is Taylor Evans, serving as your Region 4 Representative. As we all know November is the month of elections. Several schools in Region 4 participated and hosted events to spread the word and get as many people out to vote as possible.
Bennett College held an Early Vote Rally.   R&B Singer Ledisi and many elected officials were present, Along with a DJ, games and free food  available for everyone. Bennett College also hosted other events to encourage people to vote. North Carolina A&T State University held several events such as: March to the Polls, storm the doorm and volunteering at polling sites to encourage students to get out and vote.
Region 4 has a lot more in store !
Stay tuned.
Taylor Evans,
Region 4 Representative

Region 2 Spotlight

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Good Afternoon! My name is Abdul Pridgen, I will be serving as the SNCAE Region 2 Representative this year. We have been very progressive in region two so far. Winston-Salem State University’s chapter had a blast with the election dorm storm. Our chapter used the dorm storm as a time for bonding with our general body members as well as some of WSSU’s student body. I also had the pleasure to attend President Obama’s speech in Charlotte, NC on November 4th with VIP tickets which was a life changing experience. I ran into some SNCAE members from Bennett College along with their wonderful advisor. WSSU looks forward to a week full of exciting events next week for education week!

 

Abdul Pridgen

Region 2 Representative

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Region 5 Spotlight!

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Hello, My name is Al Mosley and I am serving as the Region 5 Representative. So far our region has been very busy this year with many exciting events.

Region 5 has been very busy during the month of October. At North Carolina Central University (NCCU), members have been taking advantage of the voting wave. Members have been making sure students that are of age go out to vote. They have been meeting with leaders in our region like Bryan Proffitt,  the President of the Durham Educators Association. NCCU is very excited to have planned a march to the polls event with him on November 5th. NCCU also had an amazing meeting with Ms. Lilly Eskelsen-Garcia, NEA President. During the meeting members talked to her about the way education is evolving and the importance of being involved in our professional organization, SNCAE.

At North Carolina State University, we were honored to have NCAE President, Mark Jewell visit. President  Jewell spoke with members on the importance of being involved in politics as an educator. He also encouraged members to get out and vote!

Al Mosely

SNCAE Region 5 Representative

 

Message From The President

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Good Evening SNCAE! I hope that  all of you are having a wonderful Fall Semester so far. I am very excited to hear about all of the exciting things happening on your campuses. It seems that all of our wonderful chapter leaders are spreading the new knowledge they gained at Fall Leadership Conference to everyone in their chapters. As you go forth with planning and hosting SNCAE events please remember to let your Regional Representative know so that your chapter can be highlighted in our monthly blog!

As you know the 2016 Election Season is in full swing! Early voting has already begun, and I hope that you all have some wonderful events planned to encourage your SNCAE members and campus family to get out and vote! Throughout the next few weeks your State Executive Board Members will be sharing why they vote pro-public education on the SNCAE social media sites. Please feel free to join in with us in an effort to elect pro-public education candidates during this election season.

To kick off this effort, here is a message from our Region 4 representative, Taylor Evans, on why she votes pro-public education.

“My inspiration for teaching is to lead and inspire. Leading by instantly impacting students to help them develop skills they need to compete in a challenging global market. Parents and colleagues will appreciate your work as they see students using these skills in daily life. Inspiring students by going beyond teaching facts and sharing my knowledge with a captivated audience. Teaching them to use their imagination to help bring subjects to life in ways students will always remember. That’s why I’m voting for pro-public education candidates.”

-Taylor Evans (Region 4 Representative)

I hope you all finish this month strong and please remember if you ever need extra support, your State Executive Board is here for you!

Your State President,

Courtney Foster

cefoster13@catawba.edu

Region 6 Spotlight!

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Region 7 is doing big things this October and November. North Carolina Wesleyan College is hosting a fundraiser event. The local SNCAE chapter is selling Krispy Kreme doughnuts to raise funds for a special education scholarship.  Their goal is to raise  1,000 dollars. The local chapter is also hosting a teacher apprehension walk in November. The entire Nash/Rocky Mount school district is invited to attend and have free food and to walk around the campus. Last year, this was a huge event so the college is expecting an even bigger turn out this year.

The NCAE leaders of region 7 have reached out to the local colleges and universities to donate canned goods and clothing to go towards the families who have lost their homes due to Hurricane Mathew.

Region 7 Representative, Jordan Harrell

Region 3 Spotlight

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Hello Everyone! My name is Rhonda Elder and I will be serving as the Region 3 Representative this year for SNCAE. I look forward to working with you all. Here are some exciting updated from my region!

Wingate University is very excited about the upcoming Fall Leadership Conference! According to their president, Yasmin Gomez Geng, they have a supportive group of members that are very excited about being involved this year. As of right now, they plan on having bi-monthly meetings and are in the process of planning a math and literacy workshop for members. Keep up the momentum Wingate!!

Catawba College is focusing hard on increasing membership this year. Their president-elect, Chad Springer, has worked very hard to reach out to the campus community to bring in potential new members. At the club fair, Catawba’s chapter managed to get over 30 students to sign an interest form and provide them with information about their first lunch meeting of the year. Way to go Catawba!!

Rhonda Elder

Region 3 Representative

 

Region 1 Spotlight

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Welcome back to school and happy September! I hope everyone has had a good start to their semesters!

A lot of our campuses in Region 1 have exciting plans for the semester ahead. Gardner-Webb is planning to get involved in local schools by doing a lunch buddies and reading program, having a classroom supplies drive for teachers in the local public schools, and having a teacher appreciation breakfast. UNC Asheville is planning on volunteering at a local children’s home’s fall corn maze and bringing in a local school administrator to discuss pathways to becoming an administrator.

Don’t forget that our Fall Leadership Conference is coming up later this month, and we would love to see your leadership team there! You can register at http://bit.ly/sncaeflc16

 

Rachel Lickfeld

Region 1 Representative