Technology facilitators at Rutherford County Schools had a mission. They wanted to prepare students by challenging each individual student to achieve in academics and to become career ready. How did they do it? What can other districts learn from their example?

Why should you watch?

During this complimentary on-demand webinar, you'll hear from leaders at Rutherford County Schools in North Carolina as they candidly discuss how they provided tools and facilities to support 21st-century teaching and learning.

You'll learn:

  • How SAS® Curriculum Pathways® supported their mission.
  • How they met state and national standards.
  • Effective ways they communicated with teachers to achieve their implementation strategy.



Image: Steve Chappell Steve Chappell
Instructional Technology Facilitator, Rutherford Opportunity Center and Rutherford Early College High School
Chappell graduated from North Carolina State University and returned to his hometown to work at the same school system he was educated in, Rutherford County Schools. He received a master's in instructional technology from Appalachian State University.


Image: George McCormick George McCormick 
Instructional Technology Facilitator, Rutherford-Spindale Middle School

McCormick has worked for Rutherford County Schools since 1990 and has served as an Instructional Technology Facilitator since 1996. He received his bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University and his master's degree from Western Carolina University.

Image: Ralph Moore Ralph Moore (moderator)
Professional Development Specialist, SAS Curriculum Pathways
Moore works with schools and organizations around the country to facilitate the integration of technology into curriculum and instruction. He has presented at conferences for organizations such as the National Council for the Social Studies and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. A former Army officer and social studies teacher, his current role is informed by the 10 years he spent on the SAS Curriculum Pathways humanities team creating digital curriculum products.


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