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New Professional Development Approval Process in N-CCS

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Beginning this year, the SEA System is out, and a new, easier, and more user-friendly process is in for registering for and attending professional development.  Click here to access directions for attending approved professional development. If you plan to attend professional development that will require federal, state, or local funds, complete this prior approval form. Beginning next week, you can ... Read More »

Instructional Core Ensures Shared Understanding Among All N-CCS Teachers and Administrators

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During the 2015-16 school year, curriculum leaders, administrators, and the N-CCS Curriculum Council – comprised of teachers from every school – analyzed a variety of data sources and scoured research-based frameworks and strategies to develop a plan to strengthen instruction across the district.  This work resulted in the Newton-Conover City Schools Instructional Core Framework. Over the summer of 2016, members ... Read More »

Apply for the 2016 Lea(R)N Summer Fellowship

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The Lea(R)n Fellowship is a paid, summer experience designed to provide active K-12 educators the opportunity to engage their fellow educators, thought leaders, and innovators to improve education technology decisions for themselves and schools & districts across the country. Lea(R)n Fellows are experienced educators who believe pedagogy, practice, and outcomes should have more impact on decision-making regarding which education technologies ... Read More »

Facilitated Course Registration is Now Open in Home Base PD System

Facilitated Course Registration is Now Open in Home Base PD System; Course Offerings Modified Due to Home Base PD System Updates Due to upcoming updates of the Home Base PD system, NCDPI’s Educator Effectiveness division has modified its course offerings (below) for the spring 2016 session. * Connecting with our 21st Century Learners: 5 weeks, 1 CEU * Introduction to ... Read More »

New Professional Learning Initiative, NewConQuest, Launches in N-CCS

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13 members of the Newton-Conover City Schools community came together in February for the first meeting of the inaugural NewConQuest cohort.  NewConQuest is N-CCS’ Digital Teaching and Learning Academy, developed to extend the opportunity for individualized professional learning related to digital teaching and learning in N-CCS. Participants will complete four face-to-face meetings and participate in an online component between those meeting ... Read More »

Literacy Credit Available in Home Base PD System

The module, Preparation for Foundation of Reading Licensure Exam, provides an excellent resource for teachers wanting to refresh their knowledge on the foundations of reading development and comprehension. This course is just one of over 88 self-paced and facilitated modules available in the Home Base Professional Development system. For a full description of the course, please visit www.rt3nc.org. This self-paced module ... Read More »

Friday Institute Invites Educators to Join the MOOC-ED: Cultivating a Culture of Change

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Join the Friday Institute’s MOOC-ED – Cultivating a Culture of Change beginning February 15, 2016 and ending on March 27th, 2016. Click here to learn more about the course or to register. The course will remain open through April 24th, 2016 for those who would like more time to complete their work. This Coaching Digital Learning Learning: Cultivating a Culture ... Read More »

Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities from NCCAT

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The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) offers high-quality professional development designed to help educators in all content areas and grade levels. NCCAT provides lodging, meals and program cost. Participants are responsible for travel and substitute teacher reimbursement. Following are some upcoming opportunities educators may find of interest: “The Canvas Connection” Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System, ... Read More »

EdcampWNC To Be Held on October 24th in Cullowhee

Looking for a way to connect with other educators and learn about promising practices in a relaxing environment? Look no further! Edcamp WNC (western North Carolina), scheduled for its third biennial conference on October 24th on the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Cullowhee campus, is free for educators across the state. If you’ve never been to an edcamp, ... Read More »

Literacy Credit for Teachers Now Available in Home Base PD System

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The module, Preparation for Foundation of Reading Licensure Exam, provides an excellent resource for teachers wanting to refresh their knowledge on the foundations of reading development and comprehension. For a full description of the course, please visit www.rt3nc.org. This self-paced module is worth 1.0 Literacy Credit. Read More »