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Chief Academic Officer Presents to Legislature and State Board of Education

On June 4, 2014, Heather Mullins, Chief Academic Officer, spoke with members of the North Carolina Legislature and State Board of Education about the implications of the Professional Development System in Home Base for districts.  Other speakers included Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin, Superintendent of Thomasville City Schools; Sharon Allen, Director of Accountability in Hoke County Schools, and Sandy Kinzel, Assistant Superintendent of ... Read More »

ELA Scoop for May Provides Great Strategies for English Language Arts Teachers

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NCDPI’s ELA team has published the May edition of “ELA Scoop.”  Scroll through the slideshow to see some great teaching strategies and real classroom examples from The Teaching Channel. Read More »

Assessment Brief: Understanding the Five Levels of Achievement

Many changes have taken place to the North Carolina accountability. To understand the impact of these changes on state and federal reporting, read the assessment brief released in April by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Read More »

NCCS Teachers Share Expertise Statewide as Featured Presenters for NCDPI

NCCS teachers Angie Sigmon, David Schouweiler, Jamie Frye, and Jody Dixon had the opportunity to share how they are implementing the 4Cs into their technology-enhanced lessons on March 13, 2014.  NCDPI offered their first MOOC-let – Effective Digital Strategies for Teaching and Learning in the K-12 Classroom during the spring of 2014, and Newton-Conover was selected to share innovative strategies ... Read More »

Spring Roster Verification

The second window for Roster Verification will be coming up in the Spring.  This window will be for all teachers who teach a second semester class as well as those teachers who teach a year-long class. NCDPI and the SAS Institute have produced new resource to assist with roster verification.  There is a Frequently Asked Questions document that is extremely ... Read More »

State Seeks Qualified Reviewers for Honors Review Process

NCDPI is seeking qualified reviewers for the Cohort I Honors Review Process. Reviewers are needed in every discipline. Applicants from every LEA are welcome to apply. Minimum qualifications for reviewers: Have at least five years teaching experience in the subject area you wish to review Be fully licensed in the area(s) you wish to review Have taught honors courses prior ... Read More »

NCDPI Offers Webinars on the 4 C’s

Many know that our district has placed a focus on the 4 Cs of Communication, Collaboration, Critical Thinking and Creativity with their application to our classrooms.  The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) has presented and posted all their recorded webinars on the web to provide educators with the opportunity to maximize the interactivity of the internet to enhance teaching and ... Read More »

NCDPI Shares High-Quality Math Resources

At the NCDPI state-wide Curriculum Summit on February 20-21, NCDPI leaders addressed concerns from across the state.  One of the topics was secondary math, as well as math in general. Lessie Anderson, NCSU Math Consultant, shared how to dig into Home Base to find high-quality math resources to support math teachers in the following areas: Curricula Instructional Units Lesson Plans ... Read More »

Roster Verification Time is Here!

Mark your calendars! Based on feedback from teachers, administrators, and central office leaders, the Department of Public Instruction will be holding two roster verification windows during the 2013-14 school year. The dates for the first roster verification window are: We will be working with site-based administrators and with you to ensure roster verification is completed accurately. More information will be coming your ... Read More »

New EVAAS and VAM Resources from DPI


The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction recently provided new EVAAS and Value-Added Modeling (VAM) resources to LEAs. The resource 2013 EVAAS Changes document outlines the changes to the EVAAS reporting for the 2012-13 school year.  It highlights new reports that are now available on the web reporting platform, as well as changes to the teacher reports. The second resource ... Read More »