Education Foundation Awards Grants and Scholarship

September 14, 2023 |

The Education Foundation of Caldwell County presented three awards on Tuesday, September 12 as part of their Annual Board of Directors Meeting.   Caiden Ingram, Hibriten senior, received the Kenneth Roberts Scholarship.  This scholarship is given annually to a Caldwell County public school student who has demonstrated high levels of leadership, scholarship, and citizenship, and is used to further the students’ education. …

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Education Foundation awards $30K in grants

November 18, 2021 |

Part of its celebration of American Education Week, (Nov. 15-19), the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County recognized the outstanding work of local teachers. The Education Foundation awarded 18 Community Education Grants totaling $30,000 to 23 educators with Caldwell County Schools, working within multiple disciplines across the county. Community Education Grants recipients use funds for special projects that enhance educational experiences…

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New Housing to Help Teachers

September 3, 2021 |

Newly licensed teachers struggling to find housing in Caldwell County now have a new option. The Education Foundation of Caldwell County has built the Grover and Alma Triplett Teacherage at 1015 Ashe Ave. in Lenoir. A teacherage is a place where teachers can apply to live for their first three years as initially licensed teachers, foundation Executive Director Pat Triplett said.…

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Education Foundation wins at state tech awards

November 19, 2020 |

Nov 19, 2020 The Education Foundation of Caldwell County’s Rolling Hotspot program sent 31 Wi-Fi-equipped school buses to church lots, public parks and other places in areas where internet access was unavailable or very limited. On Thursday the North Carolina Technology Association — a non-profit trade association geared towards advancing the technology sector in North Carolina — announced that the Education…

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Ed Foundation supplies students with devices

November 13, 2020 |

Nov 13, 2020 More than 200 students in Caldwell County are getting a technological boost this week thanks to a shipment of Chromebooks purchased by the Education Foundation and given to middle and high school students around the county. Ben Willis, director of the Education Foundation Inc. of Caldwell County, visited area schools Friday morning to make the first batch of…

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Fall 2020 Update – Education Foundation Teacherage and Angel Center

September 21, 2020 |

Work continues to take place at the Teacherage with completion set for Fall 2020. We hope to welcome our first teacher residents in 2021! Check out the video below to see what progress has been made to date. The Angel Center was completely renovated in 2019 and has hosted a variety of training and educational opportunities for teachers and the community.…

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