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Diane A. Mitchell

Biography
1981 Graduate of Fayetteville State University Proud Bronco
Sociology &  Social Science  Education Major 

Certifications:  Academically & Intellectually Gifted
                          Mentor 

32 years of teaching experience in Virginia  and North Carolina (Craven & Hoke) 

Taught almost every course offered in our department at Hoke: 
AP Government, AP United States History, United States History 
Honors Economics, Legal and Political Systems in Action, Civics and Economics, African American Studies, Minority Studies in America, Native American Studies, Sociology, World Geography ,Honors Teacher Cadet & Teen Pep

North Carolina Teacher Academy Trainer (10 years) 
 Primary modules literacy and mentoring
Worked the initial Freshmen Success Program under Superintendent Mitch Tyler

Sponsored various clubs and programs during my career: 
Student Government Association
Cheerleading  (New Bern, NC) 
Black History 
First Latino Program at Hoke County High School
Future Teachers of America 
PEACE ( People Enjoying a Christlike Experience)

Served on numerous committees and held leadership roles in many of them : SIT, SAT, Department Chair 

Memberships
NEA/NCAE 
Member of the local unit, Local Unit President for many years
North Carolina Council of Social Studies
Board of Directors of NCCSS- 3 years of service

Worked on the past three Social Studies Curriculum Revisions at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction  with the following Social Studies Leaders (section chiefs): Doug, Janie Haney,  Esther Dunigan, and Fay Gore

Invited  to write lesson plans for the Heritage Commission African American Heritage 2013 Calendar sponsored by AT&T. (2012)