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At L.B. Yancey will work together to cultivate, motivate, and inspire lifelong learners and future leaders in our global community. At Vance County Schools we are committed to providing an adaptable educational setting where learning is a catalyst to the pursuit of dreams in an evolving society. Our community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and prepare for the future.
We are a diverse community of learners who are nurtured and empowered by our values to achieve our dreams; this is the Yancey Way!
Vance County Schools is excited to announce Chelsa Jennings as the new Director of Elementary Education. Jennings earned her Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education and her Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from North Carolina Central University. She completed her Ed.S. in Educational Leadership at East Carolina University and is currently working towards her Ed.D in Educational Leadership from University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
Vance County Schools is excited to announce a partnership with the North Central North Carolina Boys and Girls Club through a 21st Century Grant. This partnership will provide an afterschool program for students in grades 3-5 at Carver Elementary and New Hope Elementary.
Vance County Schools is excited to announce Amber Hines, K-5 Literacy Coordinator, as a participant in the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) initial cohort of educators who will serve as Rethink Education Facilitators. Through collaboration, this cohort's focus will be to improve student academic achievement, strengthen remote and in-person instruction, and reinvent school and community preparedness for new models of blended learning for grades K-8.
Vance County Schools held its annual Excellence in Education event on Thursday, September 9 in the Atrium at the Center for Innovation. The Beginning Teacher of the Year and Assistant Principal of the Year event kicked off at 4:30pm, while the Teacher of the Year and Principal of the Year recognitions took place at 5:45pm.