Maury County Listed in Top 10 for Purchasing Power

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By MIKE CHRISTEN mchristen@c-dh.net Maury County has been identified as one of the top counties for purchasing power in Tennessee by New York finance technology company SmartAsset. The top 10 spots, which included Maury County at the end of the list, are all in relatively close proximity to the state’s metropolitan centers. Williamson County leads the state with a purchasing … Read More

Project-based Learning: What it is and How It’s Transforming Education in Maury County

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By Dr. Chris Marczak “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” This quote by Benjamin Franklin is the project-based learning concept. Maury County Public Schools (MCPS) has been leading the way for innovation in education with initiatives like the “7 Keys to College and Career Readiness,” the STEAM movement and the DIPLOMA … Read More

Maury County Leaders Invited to Share Education Insight at Regional P-16 Council Meeting

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The Maury Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today that Maury County Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Chris Marczak and Mount Pleasant Arts Innovation Zone Artsministrator Dr. Ryan Jackson and Maury Alliance President Wil Evans have been invited to share insight on Maury County’s strides and achievements in education at the quarterly North Central Tennessee P-16 council meeting. The council, whose vision … Read More

Maury Education Initiative Recognized with Nashville and Knoxville Public Relations Awards

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An initiative aimed at elevating support of education in Maury County has won public relations awards in Nashville and Knoxville for the second year in a row. The Grow Maury Initiative, which is led by the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance in partnership with Maury County Public Schools and Mary Beth West Communications, received multiple honors from the Public … Read More

Students Eligible to Win Laptops at ‘Wiring the Classroom’ event

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Maury County Public Schools students will be eligible to win a Lenovo laptop and other technological devices at an education event taking place Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m. at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater. The event, Wiring the Classroom: Empowering Students Through Technology, will cover ways schools are using technology to enhance students’ educational experience. Parents, students and … Read More

Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce STEAM Education Summit

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Students entering the 21st century workplace will face an occupational world with jobs that didn’t exist ten years ago. A majority of high-paying jobs will be in STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math) career fields. On Thursday, April 13, Mount Pleasant students will have the opportunity to discover exciting STEAM career paths at the Maury County Public Schools and … Read More

Seven Ways Technology is Transforming Education

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Written by incoming Maury County Public Schools Chief Digital Learning Officer John Carver By now you’ve likely heard the news coverage, but let this serve as a reminder: Maury County’s schools are becoming pioneers in the area of education technology. This is in support of the MCPS Keys to College and Career Readiness and the district’s commitment to “unlocking potential … Read More

Maury Alliance, Maury County Public Schools Announce Education Technology Summit

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By The Daily Herald State and local leaders will gather at Columbia State Community College’s Cherry Theater on Tuesday, April 25 for a community-wide panel forum to discuss ways technology is transforming education in Maury County. The forum will start at 6 p.m. Among the questions the event aims to answer: How are Maury County Public Schools shifting the educational … Read More

Haslam Praises Schools During Columbia Visit

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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam praised Maury County’s educational progress during a speech to the Kiwanis Club on March 3. “This is a phenomenal number,” Haslam said of the county’s 32 percent increase in college readiness scores. “It is way outside the number of norms in improvement. Maury County is a great example of what is going on. I did not … Read More

Maury County Chamber & Economic Alliance Expands Advocacy Efforts in Partnership with Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce

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                                                     The Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce and the Maury County Chamber and Economic Alliance announced today an advocacy partnership between the two organizations that will strengthen the region’s unified business voice in the Tennessee … Read More