Education shoutouts

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 18, 2016

Local educator attends NCCAT

Charlena M. Perrell of Woodleaf Elementary School recently attended a program held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a professional development program for the state’s teachers.

Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. NCCAT conducts a wide variety of professional development for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers. For more information about NCCAT visit or call 828-293-5202.

The University at Albany 

William Miller of Kannapolis graduated from the University of Albany with a degree in business administration.

Brevard College

On Saturday, April 30, Brevard College held its 163rd commencement ceremony.

Local graduates include: Madison Leanne Johnson, of Kannapolis; Whitney Sharee Hardison, of Landis and Hannah Young Leonard, of Salisbury