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NCDPI Offers Facilitated Online Courses

man1Following the popularity of our first fall 2014 session of instructor facilitated courses, we would like to offer our second fall 2014 session of facilitated courses.

These courses are available at no cost to North Carolina educators and will be facilitated by DPI professionals. The courses are completed entirely online. Participants are expected to meet all weekly deadlines in order to receive CEUs. Partial credit will not be given.

Registration is limited to 35 participants per section. Registration for this session will open Monday September 29. All courses below sections will start Monday, October 13, 2014. We will be offering additional courses starting in spring 2015. To learn more about each course list below, follow the instructions below on how to log into TNL to self-register for an online course.


Course name
  • Digital Literacies in the Classroom (6 weeks)
  • Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects: Part 1 (5 weeks)
  • Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects: Part 2 (6 weeks)
  • Introduction to Data Literacy (5 weeks)
  • Data Literacy in Action  (6 weeks)
  • Introduction to UDL (4 weeks)
  • Connecting with our 21 Century Learners (6 weeks)
  • NC Professional teaching standards (6 weeks)

Follow instructions below to complete the registration process:


Contact Beth Williams – –  if you have any questions regarding registration.

About Heather Mullins

Dr. Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Her dissertation focused on improving principal practice through strategic professional development. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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