Amy Cole of Harold McCormick Elementary receives NCCU’s Helping Teachers Teach Grant for Boogie Board Tablets

Published 10:57 am Tuesday, December 26, 2023

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Amy Cole, teacher at Harold McCormick Elementary, is the latest Northeast Community Credit Union Helping Teachers Teach grant winner.

Cole applied for the grant to provide Boogie Board tablets for students to use to practice writing. The Boogie Boards will be used in addition to paper and dry-erase boards.

“The students will have another way to practice letter formation and then later use them to practice writing words and sentences,” Cole said.

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Northeast Community Credit Union awards $300 every month to a classroom to be utilized for classroom needs, classroom activities, and academic enrichment. Helping Teachers Teach is open to teachers within Carter, Johnson, Unicoi, Sullivan and Washington counties who are members of Northeast Community Credit Union. Area teachers may become members online or at any NCCU location and can download the grant application on the credit union’s website: