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May 5, 2015
Press Release

Raleigh, NC– This week, Congressman David E. Price (NC-04) has planned a series of events in celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week. On Tuesday, May 5, national Teacher Appreciation Day, Price presented a commemorative flag at Cummings High School to Mrs. Aeron Sizemore, the 2014 Alamance-Burlington School System teacher of the year. He also met with Mr. Kent Byrd, Executive Director of Secondary School Leadership for the Alamance-Burlington School System.

On Wednesday, May 6, he will offer remarks at a meeting of the Wake County Retired School Personnel in Raleigh regarding federal efforts to reauthorize the Elementary and Secondary Education Act. On Friday, May 8, he will meet with the final graduating class of North Carolina Teaching Fellows from Meredith College and N.C. State University, and he will host a Teacher Appreciation Week reception with Cumberland County educators in Fayetteville. The reception is open to all Cumberland County teachers and administrators.

“I come from a family of educators, so I know how important great teachers are to fulfilling our promise as a state and a nation,” said Congressman Price. “I look forward to hearing about the priorities of educators across the Fourth District during Teacher Appreciation Week.”

Details for the events are below.

Cummings High School Visit                                                                                                                                         

Burlington, NC                   

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM


Wake County Retired School Personnel Meeting

Raleigh, NC

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM


Meredith & NCSU Teaching Fellows Meeting

Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

Friday, May 8, 2015

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM


Cumberland County Educator Reception

The Sweet Palette, Fayetteville, NC

Friday, May 8, 2015

3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

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