• About Innovation & Online Education

    Innovation in Caldwell County Schools is discussed in the articles linked below.  Published by EdNC at ednc.org, these articles were part of two, week-long series on the state of innovation in NC schools.  

    Special thanks to contributors to Embracing Innovation in Caldwell County: Dr. Don Phipps, Superintendent; Vickie Sproul, Early Literacy Program Director; Helena Vanhorne, NC Pre-K Program Coordinator; Amy Philyaw, STEM Director; and South Caldwell High School Teachers — Justin Johnson, Brent Tomberlin, LeNora Chase, and Rachel Welty

    Redesigning Schools in Caldwell County, January 22, 2020

    Embracing Innovation in Caldwell County, March 25, 2020

    Departmental Objectives

    1. Develop and implement the Caldwell County Schools Virtual Learning Academy (update:  August 2021 - This initiative is now included as part of Caldwell Online, an virtual learning option for CCS students.) 
    2. Research, develop and implement innovative educational practices to provide personalized learning opportunities for all students
    3. Collaborate with CCS and community stakeholders to ensure that quality learning opportunities exist for students across a variety of educational settings
    4. Facilitate outreach to homeschool students and families
    5. Other duties that support the mission of CCS