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DPI Offers Free Summer Facilitated Online Courses for CEUs

ncdpiSummer Opportunities 2015: Facilitated Online Courses – As a reminder, a list of facilitated online courses offered this summer is noted below. Registration opens June 1. Courses start June 22. For a full description of the courses and associated CEUs visit

–  Digital Literacies in the Classroom (seven weeks) 1.5 CEUs

–  Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects: Part 1 (five weeks) 0.5 CEU

–  Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects: Part 2 (seven weeks) 1.5 CEUs

–  Introduction to Data Literacy (five weeks) 1 CEU

–  Data Literacy in Action (six weeks) 1.5 CEU

–  Introduction to Universal Design for Learning (four weeks) 1 CEU

–  Universal Design for Learning: Part 2 (four weeks) 1 CEU

–  Connecting with our 21st Century Learners (five weeks) 1 CEU

–  North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards (six weeks) 2 CEUs

–  Building and sustaining PD (six weeks) 1 CEU

–  Responsibilities of the 21st Century Educator (seven weeks) 1 CEU

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 course. To register, follow the instructions below to log into Home Base to self-register for a course.

·      Log in to the NCEES system using your usual PowerSchool log in or the alternate log in

·      Click the Professional Development tab.

·      You can search for the course, or list all opportunities to find the course for which you wish to register.

·      Click on the course title, you are then presented with the course screen. Click on the section.

·      Click on the register button.

·      Directions on how to register are available at

Contact Geetanjali Soni at if you have any questions.

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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