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DATE TOPICS
Dec 1, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  State Superintendent Bids Farewell at State Board Meeting
•  Schools That Lead: Advancing Powerful Student Learning
•  Discovering Schoolnet: Materials from Governor's Teacher Network and Teachers@Work
•  Did You Celebrate School Psychology Awareness Week?
•  CCSA Registration Opens Today
Nov 17, 2016
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•  2015-16 NC School Report Cards Released
•  Digital Learning Progress Rubric for Schools
•  North Carolina Virtual Public School Enrolling for Spring Classes
•  Summer Leadership Conference 2017
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Nov 3, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  2016 Report on Education Legislation Available
•  North Carolina's ESSA Plan and Your Feedback
•  Student Perception Surveys: Fall Administration
•  Digital Learning Progress Rubric for Schools Available
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Change May Be Necessary
•  Professional Development Opportunities
•  Teachers of Critical Languages Program
•  School Improvement Conference for Student Success
•  Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement: Save the Date
•  Natural and Cultural Resources Offers Resources to Support SCOS
•  Nominations Being Accepted for SMT Awards
•  Technology Grant Opportunity
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Oct 20, 2016
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•  Fayetteville, Tarboro ESSA Public Comment Sessions Canceled; Sessions Will Be Rescheduled
•  Student Homelessness as a Result of Disaster
•  Apply Now to Participate in NC Leadership in Blended and Digital Learning
•  Hold Nov. 17 for Connected Educators' Series Session
•  Potential Hurricane Matthew Phishing Scams
•  November is Career Development Month
•  American Indians in NC Live Streaming Event
•  Student Scholarship Opportunity Extended
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Oct 6, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Access EVAAS Through NCEdCloud Beginning Friday
•  Fall Principal READY (PREADY) Launches in Two Weeks
•  North Carolina Teacher Working Conditions Survey Interactive Workshops
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: The What, Why, Who and How of MTSS
•  NCVPS Enrollment Options
•  Apply Now for 2016-17 USED Green Ribbon Schools Award
•  Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Voice Network Survey
•  2016 PAEMST Finalists Named
•  Home Base Update
•  Natural and Cultural Resources Offers Resources to Support SCOS
•  World View Professional Development Opportunity
•  Holocaust Teacher Workshops for Fall 2016-17
•  First Book Program Supports Literacy Initiatives
•  Search Underway for Nation's Top Youth Volunteers
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Sep 15, 2016
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•  Principals' Biweekly Message Helps Keep You Informed
•  North Carolina Virtual Public School and Shared Courses
•  Implementation Science: Implementation Teams
•  Home Base Update
•  NCStar Tool Trainings Scheduled
•  Online Materials Support Sixth Grade Athletics Participation
•  Observation Calibration Training
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Sep 1, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  North Carolina's Graduation Rate Reaches New High in 2016; School Grades Improve - More Earn As, Bs, and Cs
•  District and Charter School ESSA Teams to Provide Feedback on New Accountability Model Indicators
•  New Year Greetings from NC Principal of the Year
•  North Carolina Virtual Public School Update
•  NCDPI's K-12 Mathematics Section Hosts Online Sessions in Support of the Revised High School Standards in NC Math 1, 2 and 3
•  September is Attendance Awareness Month
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation
•  NC PAEMST Recipients Announced
•  Articles Focus on Ways to Talk with Students About Tragedies
•  Home Base Update
•  Webinar Focused on Establishing a STEM Vision
•  Professional Development Opportunities
•  Governor's Page Program Targets Students of Military Families
•  First Vote Supports Teachers to Civically Engage Students
•  World View Professional Development Opportunities
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Aug 17, 2016
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•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation Plan
•  Implementation Science Frameworks: Implementation Drivers
•  Resources/Professional Development to Support Implementation of High School Math 1, 2, and 3 Standards
•  Global Education News
•  Literacy Leaders Conferences
•  Home Base Update
•  Save the Date: Principal READY Fall 2016
•  Boost Your STEM Lesson Plans at Museum Open House
•  NC Dept. of Insurance Sponsors Poster Contest to Support Fire Prevention Week
Aug 5, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Interscholastic Athletics Policy Updated
•  Resources to Support Implementation of Revised Math Standards Online
•  Updated Guidance on Section 504
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Implementation Readiness
•  September is Attendance Awareness Month
•  Recognizing Outstanding STEM Schools and Programs: Intent to Apply
•  Arts R4 Life Professional Development Opportunity
Jul 21, 2016
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•  Digital Teaching and Learning Updates
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Collaborative District-School Partnerships
•  NCVPS Schedules Open House
•  Professional Development Update
•  Project-Based Learning: Newest Feature in Home Base PD System
Jul 8, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Every Student Succeeds Act: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
•  Literacy Leaders Conference
•  NC Online Testing for 2015-16
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Communication and Collaboration that Support Implementation
•  Global Education Updates
•  Character Matters When it Comes to Finance!
Jun 16, 2016
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•  NC Digital Learning Competencies Approved
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation for Implementation
•  Implementation Science Frameworks: Implementation Stages
•  2016 NC TWCS Results Released
•  Revised Middle School Athletic Manual Available Online
•  Global Education Workshops Scheduled for this Summer
•  State Board of Education Honors Seven STEM Schools of Distinction
•  North Carolina and the Zika VIrus
•  Free, Facilitated Online Summer Courses Begin Monday
Jun 2, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Educator Effectiveness Webinar Series Survey
•  NC Virtual Public School News
•  Exploring Strategies for Transformational Change
•  EL Support Conference: Growing Success for ELs
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
May 19, 2016
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•  Comment Window on Revised Proposed Math Standards Closes May 20
•  Scheduling for a Multi-Tiered System of Support
•  Implementation Science: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work
•  Cumberland County Schools' Principal Named Principal of the Year
•  21st Century Community Learning Centers Grant Competition
•  And the 2016 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Winners are...
•  New Resource to Support Staff Wellness
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
May 5, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  High School Math Standards Update
•  Recruiting NC Educators to Participate in the Test Development Process
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Examining Core Beliefs
•  NCDPI Requests Waivers to Tydings Amendment
•  NCVPS Summer Classes Registration Open
•  NC Listens to Its Educators: 2016 NC TWCS Concludes
•  Green Ribbons Awarded to Two North Carolina Schools
•  Toolkit Promotes Open Use of School Property
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Resources Available
•  Professional Development Opportunities
•  Action Research Project Spotlight: Motivation
•  North Carolina and the Zika Virus
•  The Goal is Not Just Better Students but Better Future Citizens
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Apr 21, 2016
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•  Implementation Science: The Formula for Success
•  Farewell Message from 2015 NC Principal of the Year
•  Spring 2016 Principal Ready: One More Chance
•  Global Languages Endorsement
•  Give Five - Read Five Free Online Literacy Tool
•  Information on Achievement Gap Online
•  Professional Development News
•  Champions for Excellence Named
•  Student Leadership Institute Scheduled for June
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Apr 7, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Meeting Highlights
•  Examining the Multi-Tiered System of Support as a School Improvement Framework
•  Digital Learning & Media Inventory
•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Heads East
•  Professional Development Series for School Leaders Continues
•  Additional NCStar Trainings Scheduled
•  GIve Five - Read Five Underway
•  Gaston County Schools' Teacher is 2016 NC Teacher of the Year
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Mar 17, 2016
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•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Problem-Solving
•  Implementation Science: MTSS to Present at National Conference
•  Pitre-Martin Named Chief Academic and Digital Learning Officer
•  NC Advanced Manufacturing and STEM Careers Awareness Week is April 3-9
•  NC Requesting Waiver from Assessing Speaking and Listening in Reading/English Language Arts Assessments
•  Submit Comments on Annual State Application for Grant Award Under Part B of IDEA
•  2016 Teacher of the Year Summit
•  Virtual Academies
•  #TaketheSurvey2016 ... Before It's Too Late
•  Registration Opens March 21 for Free Online Courses
•  Spring Holocaust Teacher Workshops
•  Latest Message Online
Mar 3, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Highlights
•  2014-15 Consolidated Data Report Released
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Strengthening Core Instruction for All
•  Implementation Science: The Five Active Implementation Frameworks
•  NCDPI Global Educator Digital Badge Guidance Webinar
•  NCDPI Joins National #GoOpen Initiative
•  Summer Leadership Conference 2016
•  Two Schools Nominated for "Green Ribbon" Schools Award
•  2015 Public School Law Book
•  Stop Rx Abuse Video Contest Reminder
•  Burroughs Wellcome Fund Student Science Enrichment Program
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Feb 18, 2016
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•  Spring 2016 Principal READY Launches in March
•  Severe Weather Preparedness Week: March 6-12
•  Global Readiness Webinar
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Data Evaluation
•  NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Launches March 1
•  Governor's Teacher Network Action Research Portal Available
•  Educator Effectiveness' Guide to Getting the Most from Online Professional Development
•  Literacy Credit Available in Home Base PD System
•  Educator Effectiveness 2016 Webinar Series
•  NCVPS Professional Development Opportunities
•  College for Every Student
•  2016 NC Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching Awards Nomination Deadline Approaching
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Feb 4, 2016
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•  State Board of Education Highlights
•  Regional Principals of the Year Announced
•  Implementation Science: A New Way of Work
•  Problem-Solving Network: Host an Issue Session
•  NC Textbook Commission Meets Feb. 12
•  Essentials for College Math Course Training
•  NCVPS Professional Development Opportunities
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online
Jan 21, 2016
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•  Testing Update
•  Multi-Tiered System of Support: Strengthening Instruction for All Students
•  NC Virtual Public School Update
•  Holiday Greetings from NC Principal of the Year
•  Franklin County Teacher's Design Selected for 2016 NC TWCS Logo
•  30th Annual Home Base Symposium Scheduled
•  STEM Innovation: Opportunities for Teachers and Students
•  Latest Teachers' Message Online