Vance County Schools Joins Opportunity Culture®

February 2, 2017, CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— With a focus on teacher recruitment and retention, Vance County Schools, based in Henderson, N.C., has joined the national Opportunity Culture® initiative to extend the reach of excellent teachers and their teams to more students, for more pay, within recurring budgets. The initiative now includes 18 sites in seven states, including three other N.C. districts.

“We are excited about expanding the leadership capacity of our teacher-leaders in Vance County and expanding instructional experiences for students here,” said Superintendent Anthony D. Jackson, who joined the district in August 2015. Vance has struggled with teacher turnover and higher pay supplements offered by nearby districts. Read the full  press release here…

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