PUBLIC NOTICES 2011-12 ::FEBRUARY 17, 2012


In accordance with the North Carolina Office of Economic Recovery & Investment policy regarding contracts utilizing Race to the Top funding, the Purchasing & Contracts Section of the NC Department of Public Instruction will be posting a "Notice of Intent" to award a contract to the North Carolina State University Kenan Fellows Program.  The State is transitioning to the Common Core Standards for English Language Arts and Mathematics and new Essential Standards for the rest of the courses in the Standard Course of Study. The Kenan Fellows Program will provide eighteen fellows to develop and establish online training modules, lead teacher training sessions, and act as coaches to other teachers.  The Fellows will also assist with the design of repositories of curriculum support materials for the Common Core and Essential Standards.  A "Notice of Intent" for this award will be posted on the NC Department of Administration, Division of Purchase and Contract's Interactive Purchasing System (IPS) on Friday, February 17, 2012.  Questions resulting from this public notice may be directed to Chuck Clements, Section Chief, Purchasing & Contracts Section, 919.807.3661; or

About the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction:
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction provides leadership to 115 local public school districts and 160 charter schools serving over 1.5 million students in kindergarten through high school graduation. The agency is responsible for all aspects of the state's public school system and works under the direction of the North Carolina State Board of Education.

For more information:
NCDPI Communication and Information Division, 919.807.3450.