Mr. Derrick Pate



Degrees and Certifications:

B.S. Elementary Education, UNC-Pembroke M.ed Elementary Education, Campbell University NBCT

Mr. Derrick Pate


My name is Derrick Pate. I was born and raised right here in Johnston County, and I have two children in the Johnston County school system.  I attended UNC-Pembroke and Campbell University and have been teaching for 20 years.  I enjoy being active and outdoors and enjoy the energy that the students bring to school everyday.  I look forward to working collaboratively with the students and learning with them this year! 


    Dear Parents,

    Two week instructional support plans entitled "FOES 2 Learning @ Home " resources will be put in place for the weeks of March 30-April 10.

    A link will be available on our school website, your email, student Google classrooms, and below.



    On Monday March 30th at 9:00 I will have a live stream morning meeting and read aloud with the students

    At 10:00 A.M. I will have a parent meeting/Q & A session via live stream 

    Students have been sent a link through their Google Classroom accounts.  I hope to see everyone there!


    *Optional fun student learning activities to be completed through Google Classroom Accounts:

    Wax Museum

    Dress up like your wax museum character and tell us about yourself. 

    Pet Sharing

    Introduce us to your pet or favorite stuffed animal.






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