Winter Park Teacher Tara Mulvey Nominated for AIG Teacher of the
Mulvey has been nominated as the 2016-2017 New Hanover County
Schools Gifted Education Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Mulvey is the
Gifted Education Specialist at Winter Park Elementary School.
She will be notified in January 2017 if she is a state finalist.
She will also attend the North Carolina Association for Gifted
and Talented's (NCGAT) 43rd Annual Conference in Winston-Salem
in March where the state Gifted Education Teacher of the year
will be announced.
NCAGT's "Teacher of the Gifted" Award is presented annually to a
North Carolina teacher of gifted children who exhibits a strong
commitment to gifted education. Each nominee submits an essay
elaborating on one aspect in gifted education that is important
to them. Ms. Mulvey wrote about a topic close to her heart that
dealt with nurturing the potential gifts in all students. Being
at a Title I school, she is aware that students come to school
with different experiences and abilities. She works closely with
her staff to provide creative and critical thinking
opportunities for all students.