Family Engagement on Demand is an online platform that provides parents with the opportunity to gain skills and strategies to support their child's education through online learning videos in English and Spanish.
Using any mobile device, tablet, laptop or computer, a parent can watch streaming family outreach videos that will equip and empower them to take a more active role in their child's education.
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To register your child for pre-kindergarten services in Vance County Schools for the 2018-2019 school year, please click on one of the links below.
Vance County Schools serves the educational needs of approximately 6,400 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Our professional staff is committed to providing the knowledge, skills and opportunities for our students to "compete in an ever-changing global community." Our community takes great pride in our schools and through its financial support, provides opportunities for all students to experience success and to prepare for the future.
Dr. Anthony Jackson, superintendent of Vance County Schools, received the prestigious Friday Medal during a ceremony at the Friday Institute on the Centennial Campus of N.C. State University in Raleigh on November 15. Jackson, who has been the superintendent of local schools since the beginning of the 2015-2016 school year, was presented the award by Friday Institute officials in recognition of his outstanding leadership in implementing effective use of technology into teaching and learning each day in the classrooms of our 17 public schools. The Friday Medal honors significant, distinguished and enduring contributions to education and beyond through advocating innovation, advancing education and imparting inspiration. In recognition of the commitment of Bill and Ida Friday to educational excellence, the College of Education’s William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation created The Friday Medal. This award is given annually to those who embody the mission and spirit of the Friday Institute.
Approximately 475 fifth-grade students from our 10 elementary schools again enjoyed their participation in the two-day "Environmental Field Days" event at Satterwhite Point on Kerr Lake October 25 and 26. Students have been taking part in the events at Kerr Lake for several years. The students and their teachers traveled on yellow school buses to Kerr Lake to visit six different stations over an approximately two-hour time period for each school group. Five elementary schools participated in the event on the first day and the remaining five schools participated on the second day.
The October 2017 newsletter for Vance County Schools features information on three important "State of Our Schools" events that provided valuable data to community members about our schools and the programs and services they offer. The publication also focuses on special training sessions held for local educators as they collaborate on strategies to provide a better quality of education for their students and give them more opportunities to grow as professionals. Also, read more about special activities for our students and how they are working to give back to their community.