N.C. State Board of Education Staff Attorney to Speak Nov. 17 at Catawba College
November 9, 2010
N.C. State Board of Education and Department of Public Instruction In-House Staff Attorney Katie Cornetto will speak to students enrolled in Catawba College's Teacher Education program at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 17. Cornetto will make her remarks in Tom Smith Auditorium of Ralph W. Ketner Hall on the Catawba campus and area educators and those interested in education are invited to attend.
Cornetto joined the North Carolina State Board of Education and Department of Public Instruction as the in-house Staff Attorney in January 2008. Prior to 2008, she served a three-year clerkship for Judge Wanda G. Bryant on the N.C. Court of Appeals.
She began her law career counseling educators on education law and employment issues as the Director of Member Advocacy for Professional Educators of N.C. She is licensed to practice law in North Carolina and holds a Juris Doctor from North Carolina Central University and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Public Policy from UNC Chapel Hill.
Catawba's Teacher Education program is nationally accredited through the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and has a rich tradition of turning out excellent teachers dating back to 1925.
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