E.M. Yoder Elementary is a global school located in the heart of downtown Mebane, North Carolina.  We are part of a strong and supportive community. Our active PTA and parents help our school and students experience success. Our teachers and staff are committed and dedicated to learning that is focused on  helping all of our students to experience success.

    School Vision:

    E. M. Yoder aspires to establish a safe, caring environment where students are engaged in purposeful rigorous learning relevant to the 21st Century in preparation for a globally competitive world.

    School Mission:

    Our mission at E. M. Yoder is to provide children with a safe environment and a meaningful education for success in a globally competitive world!

    What We Do As A Global School?

          As a global school we are focused on helping to connect our students with the world through engaging our students in global inquiry related projects.  Each grade level is focused on learned about the world through a different lens.    

    Kindergarten: Oceania

    First Grade: Asia

    Second Grade: South America

    Third Grade: Africa

    Fourth Grade: Europe 

    Fifth Grade: North America

    Our teachers design instruction that integrates globally themed content and inquiry based projects with the grade level standards.  Check out some of our exciting global events throughout the school year on Twitter.  We have several upcoming global events planned for the 2018-2019 school year and we would love to have our families and community partners to join us.  Please let us know how you can help.

    Walk for Wisdom-Speaker Guest Speaker-October 17, 2018

    Former Lost Boy of Sudan, James “Lubo” Mijak will be sharing his experiences and the impact of education in South Sudan.  He will be sharing some about the Walk for Wisdom service learning project that we will be doing in April.    The project helps to that support education and literacy in South Sudan. 

    Read Around the World Event- March 2019

    We are in need of guest readers to come out and read globally themed literature with our students.  

    Walk for Wisdom-April 2019