NCMLE KEYNOTE SPEAKER

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LOGAN WEBER

Monday, March 16, 2020

8:30 - 9:30am


Passionate about servant-leadership and positively influencing the world around him, Logan co-founded the non-profit organization Dry Tears, which constructed deep-water wells and irrigation systems in rural Africa and South America. In 2008, Dry Tears received the 

Helping Hands Award from the United Way.

PRE-CONFERENCE SPEAKER

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CRAIG J BOYKIN

Sunday, March 15, 2020

7:00 - 8:00pm


"GED to PHD"

After overcoming numerous hardships, Craig Boykin shares his story of resilience and determination. Craig provides a unique perspective on students, teachers and education

PRE-CONFERENCE SPEAKER

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TABARI WALLACE

Sunday, March 15, 2020

7:00 - 8:00pm


2018 NC Principal of the Year


Often called the school transformation expert, Tabari Wallace has led three different schools in the past six years in Craven County.  His latest project is creating change at West Craven High School, which has stagnated on proficiency through several administrators.

FEATURED SPEAKER

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FREEBIRD MCKINNEY

Tuesday, March 17, 2020


"The Village Teacher"

2018 NC Teacher of the Year


Learning and teaching are not only important, but defining aspects in the life of Freebird McKinney, "The Village Teacher". Since pursuing a career in higher education, his unique approach has been transformative in guiding students on their path to self-realization and actualization. With a true dedication to sharing knowledge and wisdom with his students, he has had the blessing and honor of educating and inspiring countless young men and women inside and outside of the classroom.

Trivia Night

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Sunday, March 15, 2020

8:15 - 10:00pm

Location TBA


Join us after the pre-conference sessions for some friendly competition! Have fun with fellow educators and test your knowledge with our trivia host, past NCMLE president Chip Cathey!