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Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Hampton University M.A. North Carolina Central University, Library and Information Science Elementary Education Certification

Mrs. J. Ruffin-Pittman

Mrs. Jacquelyn Ruffin-Pittman matriculated from  Hampton University with a Bachelors's Degree in Theater Arts and Speech Communications. She then graduated from North Carolina Central University and received her Master's in Library and Information Science. She has taught K-12 and is currently a Media Specialist at Northwest Collegiate and Technical Academy, and Southeast Collegiate and Prep Academy, teaching 9-12 Informational Skills.

Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman believes in cultivating talent through the Sciences, Technology, and the Arts.  She is a supporter of Northwest's Engineering Club. She has written grants to assist students with learning about engineering. Currently, Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman is working with students' literacy skills, by finding fun reading programs such as, "Battle of the Books."  She has also reached out to North Carolina State University for their High School Engineering Bits and Bytes workshop for the Mathematics Department and the Engineering Club.  She is also working with students to celebrate STEM learning.

Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman likes to teach digital citizenship. Students get to discuss and learn about how to conduct themselves on online social media networks.  It is essential that students understand how they communicate on social media.  She also enjoys historical research. She was featured on WRAL sharing the history of Patsy Young, a freedom seeker. Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman shares lesson plans and resources from the website of the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History.

https://www.wral.com/story/nc-ghost-town-patsy-young-underground-railroad/20992261/