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Featured partner: Share My Lesson

Share My Lesson is a free digital collection of lesson plans and resources for educators. It is designed to help reduce the hours educators spend developing countless lesson plans and provides a platform where users can collaborate and resources on various topics and subjects appropriate for all grade levels. The user-friendly site boasts more than 312,000 resources and all content can be downloaded free of charge. As a Reconnecting McDowell partner, Share My Lesson launched a resource collection specifically designed for McDowell County educators, parents and guardians. Visit the McDowell County resources at

Broader Horizons mentorship program

The Broader Horizons mentorship program is a 3 year program generously funded by AT&T. The goal is to pair mentors with students who are struggling academically to engage with business, labor, government, education and social services leaders to learn about career and college options available to them through continued education.