The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is proud to announce that
The Surry County Board of Education recently recognized Crystal Folger-Hawks, the Surry County Schools career coach, upon learning she has been awarded a 2018-2019 fellowship to the Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership.
Folger-Hawks is supported by the Surry County Farm Bureau and will partner with Charles Boles and Callie Birdsell of the Surry County Farm Bureau and Heather Willoughby and Michele Reedy of the North Carolina Farm Bureau for a project entitled Cultivate the Next Generation of Informed Citizens.
The Kenan Fellows Program, established in 2000 as a K–12 education initiative of the Kenan Institute for Engineering, Technology & Science at North Carolina State University, addresses the need for professional development for educators, and is the largest science, technology, engineering, and math-focused teacher fellowship in North Carolina.
A summer internship of at least three weeks is the centerpiece of the program and is supported by 80 hours of professional development that focuses on building leadership capacity; and instructional strategies for integrating data literacy, digital learning, and project-based learning.