NHCS Teacher Receives Outstanding
Secondary Math Teacher Award
Spear, math teacher at Isaac Bear Early College High School,
received this year’s Outstanding Secondary Mathematics Teacher
Award from the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics
“This honor is well deserved,” said Principal Philip Sutton.
“Mr. Spear is one of those teachers who go above and beyond in
and out of the classroom to ensure student engagement and
In 2014, principals of North Carolina schools were encouraged to
nominate the teacher they believe does the most effective job
teaching mathematics in their school. From those nominated, each
Local Education Agency selected one teacher to represent the
best in mathematics teaching from the entire system.
Mr. Spear will receive one year's membership in the NCCTM,
recognition at their annual meeting in Greensboro in October and
a special memento of the occasion.