Welcome Key Beginning Teachers 2018


  Beginning a career in education can be an emotional journey. The road ahead can be overwhelming and often met with challenges. Many new teachers navigate these difficulties with great strides and show success with lessons and build relationships with students, parents, colleagues, and the local community. Pitt County Schools is fortunate to have many... Continue Reading →

Recruiting and Retaining


Fully engaged. Creating a better world, one leader at a time. Empowering leaders to live life on purpose. These are a few slogans used by various companies to attract employees. What I know is that who we are as educators is not a motto, quick slogan, rhyming phrase, or hashtag. And rarely do these catch... Continue Reading →

Auld Lang Syne


Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and never brought to mind? Should auld acquaintance be forgot, and auld lang syne?   The phrase "for auld lang syne" basically means "for (the sake of) auld times". The song originated as a Scottish poem in 1788 by Robert Burns, who penned the words he heard from an older... Continue Reading →

The Power of 360 Degree Feedback


On Tuesday, September 5, the DEEL team ventured to the Center for Creative Leadership in Greensboro, NC to experience a three day training which included feedback from a 360 degree assessment that we completed a few weeks earlier. As a team we asked our peers, direct reports, supervisors and immediate bosses to complete a survey... Continue Reading →

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