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NCAE Delegates to Participate in Community Engagement Projects While in Town

for the Association’s 46th Annual Convention and Representative Assembly

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Educators in town for the 46th Annual Convention of the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), will give back to the city of Winston-Salem by participating in two community service projects on Friday, March 18. Details are as follows:

TIME: 2-5 p.m.

LOCATIONS:

Kimberley Park Elementary School, 1701 N. Cherry St.NCAE President Rodney Ellis, National Education Association (NEA) President Lily Eskelsen Garcia, and NCAE members will assist with a beautification project where they will design bulletin boards, paint, and plant flowers.

Hall-Woodward Elementary School, 125 Nicholson Road NCAE Vice President Mark Jewell and NCAE members will assist students with preparing for End-of-Grade tests. They will work with students on high-frequency words, and with reading and comprehension.

NCAE is the state’s largest education advocacy organization for public school employees, representing active, retired, and student members.

EDITOR’S NOTE: President Rodney Ellis and President Lily Eskelsen Garcia will be available to speak to the press during their time at Kimberley Park Elementary, as will Vice President Mark Jewell during his time at Hall-Woodward Elementary.

Linda Powell-Jones, editor

NCAE News Bulletin