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Application Open for Kenan Fellowships

The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership is accepting online applications for the 2017-18 fellowship year through January 16, 2017. These fellowships address the critical need to develop and empower high-quality teachers, who, in turn, make learning more authentic for students. The fellowship begins with a summer internship in a higher education lab or industry setting and is supported by ... Read More »

Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement: Save the Date!

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NCDPI’s 2017 Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement, Champions for Student Success, takes place March 20-22 at the Sheraton Greensboro at Four Seasons, Greensboro. The conference features over 250 sessions representing over 25 strands addressing a number of topical issues including accountability and assessments, cultural responsiveness, disciplinary literacy, foundations for early learning and development, school improvement planning, and teacher leadership. Participant ... Read More »

Math I and EOG Math Grades 3-8 Assessment Specifications Available

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 Assessment specification documents typically outline the purpose of the assessment, the structure of the assessment (e.g., item types, number of items, test sections, test administration time, delivery modes, supplemental materials), and percentage of items or score points measuring a specific goal or domain category. The revised content standards for Math I were adopted by the NC State Board of Education in June 2016. ... Read More »

Nominate a Colleague for one of the Science, Mathematics, & Technology (SMT) Awards

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Each year, the North Carolina Science, Mathematics and Technology Education Center awards individuals and organizations whose extraordinary contributions to science, mathematics and technology education in North Carolina help advance education in North Carolina. Awards are presented in eight different categories. Educator and student award recipients receive $1,000 and are honored during the Celebration of Science, Mathematics and Technology event in ... Read More »

New Hickory Museum of Art Exhibit Celebrates Artistic Contributions by Women

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Inspire and engage your students with paintings, prints, drawings and sculptures celebrating artistic contributions by women during the past 120 years. HMA’s interactive tours will test their observation skills, critical thinking and expression of ideas, while supporting the NC Common Core and Essential Standards. WOMAN MADE covers Social Studies, Science, Language Arts and Art curriculum areas. Click Here to download a ... Read More »

Sustainable Forestry Teachers Experience – Paid Professional Development

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Each year the North Carolina Forestry Association also with its partners, the North Carolina Forest Service and the NC Sustainable Forestry Implementation Committee, deliver three regional workshops.  These workshop are designed to educate teachers about forestry and the importance of forestry to the state of North Carolina.  They also include Project Learning Tree curriculum that help teachers be able to ... Read More »

American Indians in North Carolina Live Streaming Event on Nov. 14

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Register today for the North Carolina Museum of History’s live interactive streaming program, American Indians in North Carolina, scheduled for Nov. 14 from 10:15 – 11:15 a.m. Museum educators and American Indian guests will lead this live interactive class from the museum’s Story of North Carolina exhibit. See the actual stuff of history and enjoy this first hand opportunity to learn ... Read More »

Technology Grant Opportunity Available Through January 12

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Teachers in CenturyLink’s residential service area may want to consider applying for one of its CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grants for the 2016-17 school year. The Teachers and Technology grant program provides classroom grants to help fund projects that advance student success through innovative use of technology. Applicants do not have to be CenturyLink customers to apply. ... Read More »

NCCAT PD Opportunities for Fall

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Following are some upcoming professional development opportunities being offered through the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). Programs are available at the Cullowhee and Ocracoke campuses, online and with NCCAT faculty visiting school districts. NCCAT provides food, lodging and programming. Teachers and/or their districts are responsible for travel to and from the center and the cost of ... Read More »

2016-17 NC Final Exams Assessment Specification Information

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NCDPI has posted the NC Final Exam Assessment Specification Information for fall exams. Assessment specification documents typically outline the purpose of the assessment, the structure of the assessment (e.g., item types, number of items, test sections, test administration time, delivery modes, supplemental materials), and percentage of items or score points measuring a specific goal or domain category. The specification documents for ... Read More »