Entries by Ashley

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Holly Mottern latest Helping Teachers Teach winner

Holly Mottern, first-grade teacher at Happy Valley Elementary, is the latest Northeast Community Credit Union Helping Teacher’s Teach grant winner. Mottern is using the grant to purchase a large classroom rug for her students to gather on during lessons and read aloud story times. “A classroom rug allows children to gather and gain a sense […]

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Lisa McGinnis latest HTT winner

Lisa McGinnis, counselor at Unaka High School, is the latest Northeast Community Credit Union Helping Teacher’s Teach grant winner. McGinnis used the grant to purchase an industrial fan to use in the Unaka High School gymnasium during class time and extra-curricular activities. The gym does not have air conditioning and the windows cannot be opened […]

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Anna Densford latest Helping Teachers Teach winner

Anna Densford, kindergarten teacher at Doe Elementary, is the latest Northeast Community Credit Union Helping Teacher’s Teach grant winner. Densford used the grant to purchase supplies for the school’s kindergarten graduation program. Each family will be given a graduation ticket and a commemorative photo of their child and each student will be given a T-shirt. […]

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Courtney Taylor latest HTT winner

Courtney Taylor, Response to Intervention Coordinator at Hunter Elementary, is the latest Northeast Community Credit Union Helping Teacher’s Teach grant winner. Taylor plans to use the grant to purchase literacy tools for kindergarten through second grade students at Hunter Elementary. The materials would include reading dice, self-correcting methods and word sorts that focus on beginning […]

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NCCU coaches HVHS students with financial simulation

We enjoyed working with the UT Extension Office staff at Happy Valley High School this week. This ‘Real Life’ Simulation includes coaching teens through choosing careers, buying cars, finding homes, and how to handle those annoying ’curveballs’ life throws at us. Thanks for having us, Emily Barton – it’s always an interesting (and fun!) experience!