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 Bachelors's Degree in Theater Arts and Speech Communications. She then graduated from North Carolina Central University and received her Masters 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 the director 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 The Halifax Resolves with three delegates from the Second Continental Congress, Joseph Hewes, William Hooper, and John Penn. Our students will audition to reenact the delegates in April of 2023.
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.