K-64 brings education, business, and government together to connect people of all ages with the skills needed to fill jobs and build careers in Catawba County.

COVID-19 Resources

Remote Learning to Support NC Educators

The Friday Institute is partnering with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction to provide professional learning opportunities for educators to support their implementation of remote learning during the COVID-19 crisis.

T.O.Y Time

T.O.Y Time is a grassroots initiative developed by Mariah Morris and the 2019 & 2020 Burroughs Wellcome Teacher of the Year cohorts in response to the COVID-19 school closures. T.O.Y. Time features educational videos for elementary, middle, and high school students.

COVID-19 Resources & Policy Considerations

The Hunt Institute has put together state-specific resources, as well as policy considerations to inform the conversation of how we can learn from this moment in our nation’s history, and bring about positive change in America’s education system.

Assistance & Resources

In no other time has our Home been asked to do more. From transforming into a home office, to a school classroom, to a quarantine facility, to a full-time restaurant, our Homes have taken on the jobs that we used to do past our front door.

Remote Learning Resources

Includes instructional resources, leadership resources, online pedagogy, learning management systems, parent resources, and more for digital teaching and learning.

COVID-19 Updates

A Community working together…The health and safety of our community is the Catawba County United Way’s priority as we deal with the daily impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Aperture Education™ for Educators

At-home activities and professional development during distance learning.


We are thrilled to share a special digital edition of the Educator Social-Emotional Reflection and Training (EdSERT) program. EdSERT is a new SEL-focused professional development program for K-12 teachers and out-of-school time staff. This Educator Guide focuses on one of eight key social- emotional competencies promoted by the EdSERT program: Optimistic Thinking.


Catawba Valley Community College
2550 US Hwy 70 SE
Hickory, NC  28602

K-64 – Physical Address
1980 Startown Road
Hickory, NC  28602

Chris Reese, Executive Director
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4635

Christie Sims, Business Liaison
(828) 327-7000, ext. 4135