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Potential items of interest from the WCPSS Department of Counseling and Student Services, as well as approved community resources. (updated 10/17/17)
ECU College of Education: The College of Education at East Carolina University will be hosting its annual iTeach Day event in December! This event is for students who are interested in pursuing a career as a Teacher and will be held on December 2nd from 9am -1pm in the Mendenhall Student Center at ECU in Greenville, NC. The attached a flyer has event details as well as a link to register.
Dream & Believe Event Planning: Please see flyer for information on ideas and ways to prepare students and parents on obtaining scholarships for college. This is a FREE event!
Splash UNC: Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program created and taught by Carolina students. Classes include a variety of interesting topics ranging from chemistry and swing dancing to neuroscience and Harry Potter. Splash UNC is hosting its bi-annual program for students in grades nine through twelve on Saturday, November 11 from 10:30am to 5pm. Registration is now open and will close on November 1st at 11:59pm.
NC State Design Lab: The Design Lab is dedicated to teaching design as a way of thinking and delivering design education experiences to benefit the K-12 community and beyond. High School weekend workshops (Architecture, Graphic Design, Industrial Design) are now open for registration for October and November!
Educational Enrichment: The Western Wake Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated is pleased to open enrollment for our educational enrichment & mentoring outreach programs for the 2017-18 school-year! Our programs are open to young ladies in middle and high school living in Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Holly Springs and Morrisville.
Wade Edwards Foundation: So many programs are starting up at The WELL (Wade Edwards Learning Lab)! Don't miss the many opportunities open to students with regard to after-school tutoring, ACT/SAT Prep, College Essay writing workshop, and so much more! Go to The WELL for complete details.
Youth Service Awards: The Triangle Nonprofit & Volunteer Leadership Center hosts an annual award program for students ages 12-18 who complete 60 or more hours of community service during the summer break. We are looking to register students for this award which will be presented by the Mayor of Durham at an award ceremony in the fall. Students from all over the Triangle are eligible for this award. Registration and more information about the award can be found at our website, www.thevolunteercenter.org, under “Mayor’s Award.” We also have the “Commissioner’s Award” for students who complete 50 or more hours of community service during the school year. This includes service clubs.
NCCU AEA Invitation: The Aspiring Eagles Academy (AEA) is an academically based enrichment program designed to promote the success of incoming freshmen who have been accepted to attend North Carolina Central University. Please visit their website for complete information and application directions... www.nccu.edu/academics/universitycollege/eagleacademy/index.cfm
s for prospective students and their families in your region.