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CCS Appoints Director of Digital and Media Literacy

NEWTON, April 24, 2023 -- Catawba County Schools Superintendent Dr. Matt Stover announced the appointment of Amanda Moose to the newly created role of Director of Digital and Media Literacy. The school board confirmed the position on Monday night. 

Headshot Amanda Moose

The Director of Digital and Media Literacy role will provide leadership in developing, delivering, and evaluating media and digital information literacy for the district, schools, and media centers. Among her duties, Ms. Moose will plan and facilitate digital teaching and learning, oversee the district’s digital learning plan, and provide strong and creative leadership, management, administration, coordination, and supervision of library research and digital instructional services for our district’s library media programs. 


Mrs. Moose received her bachelor's degree from UNC Chapel Hill and her master’s degrees from Appalachian State University. She began her career in Catawba County Schools as a library media coordinator at Claremont Elementary in 1999 and has served as an Instructional Technology Facilitator for the district since 2019. A National Board Certified teacher, Mrs. Moose has experience in the public library area and teaching at the post-secondary level. 

Of her new position, Mrs. Moose notes, “I'm excited to embark on this new journey as I bring my career full circle. This new opportunity will combine the knowledge, skills, and experience gained during my career as I work alongside School Library Media Coordinators. Together we will continue to provide engaging materials and learning experiences for students, staff, and our community. I look forward to building upon the strong legacy of media and technology services that our district is known and respected for across the state.”

Outside of work, Mrs. Moose devotes her time to supporting education in Catawba County and NC as a member of DKG - Nu Chapter (serving locally as chapter treasurer and educator grants chair and at the state level on the NC DKG Educational Foundation Grants Committee) and DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) as the  Scholarship Committee chair for seniors.

Mrs. Moose resides in Newton with her husband Brandon and children Zachary (freshman at UNC-CH) and Hannah Grace (student at River Bend Middle School.