Concord University News
For Immediate Release: 
Nov 12 2002

Concord to Conduct Professional Development Seminar for Title I Teachers in Mcdowell County

Athens, W.Va. - Concord College and McDowell County Schools are collaborating in a partnership to successfully and effectively implement President Bush’s educational policy of No Child Left Behind. The purpose of the project is to identify the needs of the students and then develop a plan to improve the weaknesses of the students. The project is based on a three-year professional development plan and will involve all McDowell County teachers in grades K-8. The first phase of this project will be Friday, November 15, 2002, and will involve the Title I teachers from McDowell County and the faculty from Concord College’s teacher education department.

Date: Friday, November 15, 2002

Time: 8:30 a.m. -3:00 p.m.

Location: Pipestem State Park, Faulconer Room

For more information contact Kathy Hawks, assistant professor of education,


Concord College Notes: Persons with disabilities should contact Rick Dillon,
1-304-384-5276 or Alice Dillon, 1-304-384-5177, if special accommodations are required for this event.