CCS Staff In the Know
Craven County Schools is pleased to announce Dr. NeShawn Dawson as the new Director of Secondary Education effective December 23, 2020. Dr. Dawson received a doctorate and Education Specialist degree in Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She earned a master’s in School Administration from East Carolina University (ECU), as well as a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.

During her 23 years in education, she has worked in several capacities in Craven County Schools. She served as a special education teacher, coach, assistant principal at West Craven Middle School, and assistant exceptional children director. Recently, she served as the principal at Windsor Elementary School in Windsor, North Carolina. 

She is a native of Vanceboro, where she lives with her husband, Jerry Dawson. Dr. Dawson is excited about her return to the Craven County Schools and is looking forward to serving and supporting the administrators, teachers, students, and the school community. Her personal philosophy is that all students can learn and we all have a responsibility to ensure our students receive a high-quality education. Help us welcome Dr. Dawson back to our school system family.
National School Counseling Week 2021, “School Counselors: All in for All Students,” sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 1–5, 2021, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. National School Counseling Week highlights the tremendous impact school counselors can have in helping students achieve school success and plan for a career. We look forward to celebrating our school counselors and the invaluable support they provide to each of our schools. We hope you will join us during the week of Feb 1st-5th in this celebration.
Zones of Regulation 
On Thursday, February 11th @ 3:30 (via zoom), CCS AU Team will host a training on Zones of Regulation. This curriculum directly aligns with our Think Social curriculum and is a curriculum comprised of lessons and activities used to gain skills in the area of self-regulation and emotional control for late preschoolers to adults. 
DPI Tuition Reimbursement: 
UNC-TV At-Home Learning 

UNC-TV and the NC Department of Public Instruction are partnering to support school-age children learning at home by providing free, curriculum-informed, over-the-air content that is widely accessible to studentsespecially those with limited or no internet access. 
Each weekday, one block of programs on UNC-TV's North Carolina Channel will serve students sixth through twelfth grade, from 12 PM-5 PM (actual times may vary, please check the weekly schedule online here). 
This educational program block is available on the North Carolina Channel, available statewide for free over-the-air, through cable providers and streamed online here. 
FastBridge Screening Reminders 

In order to have data to determine student growth it is imperative that all students are screened as indicated on the chart, FastBridge Learning Reminders of Screening Expectations. 
Personalized Apple Professional Learning in January! 
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This week's Families in the Know was distributed on Friday, January 15th.
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