On Tuesday, the NC State College of Education announced that it had received a $ 7.25 million charitable grant from the Anonymous Trust to establish the Transformational Scholarship Program. The program will prepare 100 teachers in eastern North Carolina with fewer resources but greater needs.
Below is an overview of some of the social media reactions from educators and stakeholders across North Carolina.
From Nation Hahn, Director of Growth for EducationNC:
A huge gift for Eastern NC. https://t.co/k4H0dnAzaG
– Nation Hahn (@NationHahn) June 2, 2021
From the North Carolina Superintendent for Public Education Catherine Truitt:
Unbelievable. This will open the door to such a large number and help develop the pool of teachers, especially in the areas with the fewest resources and the greatest needs. #ncpol #nced https://t.co/4cq4PYe8cm
– CN Superintendent Catherine Truitt (@CTruittNCDPI) June 2, 2021
From Leah Sutton, a 2009 graduate of the North Carolina State College of Humanities and Social Sciences and vice president of the nonprofit BEST NC:
– Lea Sutton (@LeahSuttonNC) June 2, 2021
From Alicia Hatmaker ’19MED, a social studies teacher at Wake County High School:
This is AMAZING news! https://t.co/gCdhwQwXv7
– Ms. Hatmaker (her) (@MsHatmaker) June 1, 2021
From Anita Brown-Graham, Gladys Hall Coates Emeritus Professor of Public Law and Government at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill and Director of the ncIMPACT Initiative:
This is great news !!!
– Anita Brown-Graham (@ Anita4NC) June 2, 2021
From Matt Bristow-Smith, Principal of Edgecombe Early College High School and Principal of the Year in North Carolina 2019:
– Matt Bristow-Smith (@MBristow_Smith) June 2, 2021