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 Degree in Theater Arts and Speech Communications, she then graduated from North Carolina Central University and recieved her Masters in Library and Information Science. She has taught K-12 and is currently a Media Specialist teaching 9-12 Informational Skills.
Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman believes in cultivating talent through the Sciences, Technology, and The Arts. She is the advisor of The National Society of Black Engineers Jr Club. The future Engineer students collaborate with The Center For Energy Education by participating in Science Camps and workshops.
Northwest Collegiate and Technical Academy, and Southeast Collegiate Prep Academy are the two schools where Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman serves as a Media Specialist.
She has received grants from The Halifax Education Foundation, Halifax Electric Corporation, Donor's Choose and Teaching Tolerance. The grants she has been awarded were used to purchase ACT preparation books, Maker Space books, and humanitarian book discussions.
Currently, Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman is working on a literacy film project that has been opened to Northwest and Southeast Academically and Intellectualy Gifted, English and History Departments. The project will share research on how Covid 19 has effected our students in Halifax County. The student who wins will get to refine their footage with a professional videographer.
Many of our students like to discuss issues in their community and abroad. Mrs. Ruffin-Pittman is planning an on-line African American Film Festival Mini Series, where students get to view films about their history and culture.