Teacher Executive Institute graduates honored

Apr. 02, 2014 @ 11:12 AM

Eighteen educators who graduated from the 2013-2014 Vance County Teacher Executive Institute were recently honored with a celebratory dinner held at Central Baptist Church.

Tyronna Hooker was the featured speaker at the event. Hooker was the N.C. Teacher of the Year for 2011 and currently serves as the director for district and community partnerships in eastern North Carolina for the Teach For America Program. She spoke about the impact teachers can make in the lives of their students.

The Teacher Executive Institute consisted of four all-day sessions that focused on team building, professional development, partnerships with area businesses and preparing students for the workforce.