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State Board Approves Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers

EarthThe State Board of Education approved the Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers policy at the October 2, 2014, SBE meeting.  Beginning in January 2015, a candidate for the Global Educator Digital Badge should work with his or her supervising administrator to create a professional development plan focused on embedding global education in instruction.  Candidates for the badge will be required to complete 100 hours or 10 CEUs of global educational professional development and meet a Capstone Project requirement within two years.

A webinar to address the principal’s role in this process will be offered on Tuesday, Jan. 13 and Thursday, Jan. 15

. You only need to register for one webinar.

–  Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1-2 p.m.:

–  Thursday, Jan. 15, 10-11 a.m.:


A webinar to address the teacher’s role in this process will be offered on:

Thursday, Jan. 15, 4-5 p.m.:


Once registered, you will receive an email confirming your registration along with information you need to join the Webinar.


For additional information regarding the Global Educator Digital Badge for Teachers and other global education initiatives, please visit  .

About Heather Mullins

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. 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. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. 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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