Ingram Selected by NC DPI to Coach NW Region

Ingram Selected by NC DPI to Coach NW Region
Posted on 11/02/2021
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Ingram Selected by

NC DPI to

Coach NW Region

Hickory Public Schools announces that Karen Ingram, career technical education (CTE) coordinator and instructional management coordinator for the district, has been selected by the NC Department of Public Instruction to serve as both Coaching Champion and Coaching Coordinator for the CTE Northwest Region.

The districts in the Northwest Region include public schools from the following areas: Alexander, Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Hickory, McDowell, Mitchell, Newton-Conover, Watauga, Wilkes, and Yancey.

Ingram will provide support to Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinators (CIMCs) throughout the Northwest Region districts as those districts support and coach new teachers. As Coaching Champion, Ingram will provide monthly presentations to the CIMCs in the northwest region, serving the needs of the education teams and their students.

Additionally, Ingram has been asked to present for the Career Technical Education North Carolina Fall Conference, which is happening this week. She will address “The CIMC Plan of Work...Building It Together.” 

Ingram has served NC Public Schools for nearly two decades, joining Hickory Public Schools during the summer, 2020. A National Board-Certified teacher, Ingram has been a strong addition to the district serving in multiple leadership capacities, all while pursuing her doctorate degree in Education Leadership from UNC-Charlotte with a focus on “Learning, Design, and Technology.” She holds a K-12 Administration License earned at Gardner-Webb University.

In addition to Ingram’s selection on the state level to lead the NW Region in all coaching capacities, Ingram has become an active member of the community, most recently joining the Education Committee with the Hickory NAACP.

Congratulations to Karen Ingram!


(Post by Beverly Snowden,
HPS director of communications)

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