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Macon STEAM Resource Team

Retired teacher or professional? Community member or parent in a STEAM career? Passionate STEAM expert? The Macon STEAM Program is looking for local experts that would be willing to share their expertise with our students! The Macon STEAM Program has a variety of opportunities each year where volunteers are essential plus we would like to develop additional opportunities for our students but need folks who are willing to help. Think PTO but for our K-12 Macon County STEAM Program—all 12 schools! Informational Meeting August 31, 2021 5:00—6:00 STEM Space— Unit E—185 Industrial Park Drive—Franklin, NC 28734 For more information, please contact Jennifer Love at Jennifer.love@macon.k12.nc.us
Macon STE(A)M Program 2021-2022 Featured Photo

Macon STE(A)M Program 2021-2022

What is happening with the STEAM program this year? There are many opportunities for students, teachers and parents to get involved!
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Mission Statement

Provide an education that leads to productive citizenship and lifelong learning
Located in the scenic southwestern part of the state, Macon County is one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina. Our county is home to approximately 32,395 full-time residents, and our public schools serve almost 4,400 students. There are eleven schools in the Macon County Schools system.  There are four elementary schools, one intermediate, one middle, and one high school located within an eight-mile radius of Franklin, the county seat.  There are two k-12 schools, one in Nantahala and one in Highlands. Union Academy is a 7-12 school and we have one early college high school. All eleven schools are accredited by the North Carolina State Board of Education.