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Gov McCrory To Discuss Educational Leadership At Conference PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 19 March 2015 05:24

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A gathering of North Carolina principals will hear about leadership issues in public education when Gov. Pat McCrory addresses the group on Thursday.

The 2015 North Carolina Association of School Administrators will meet at the Raleigh Convention Center. The governor is scheduled to speak at 3 p.m.

The North Carolina Association of School Administrators was established in 1976 with the mission of ensuring quality learning experiences for all students through visionary and effective leadership.

DPI and NCAE Seek To Connect Teachers To Education Policy PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 18 March 2015 05:37

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The state's education department has partnered with the most well known teacher association and nonprofit group on a teacher engagement program aimed at better connecting teachers to education policy.

The groups involved are the Department of Public Instruction (DPI), the North Carolina Association of Educators (NCAE), and Hope Street Group.

"Hope Street Group will bring its successful state teacher engagement program to North Carolina in 2015. Designed to elevate the teaching profession and connect educators to education policy, the year-long opportunity will provide North Carolina teachers with training and resources to identify teaching challenges and propose solutions to district and state policy-makers," according to a DPI posting about the program.

The collaborative statewide program has already been implemented in Hawaii and Kentucky and will also be replicated in 2015 in other states, including Tennessee.

Teachers interested in applying to be part of the program should contact  apply.hopestreetgroup.org.

N.C. School Boards Association Upcoming Webinars PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 17 March 2015 05:52

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - The North Carolina School Boards Association is presenting two webinars over the next two months. They are:

** Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Teacher Employment and Dismissal Issues: 2015 and Beyond

Presenter: Christine Scheef

** Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The NC Budget Dispute Resolution Law

Presenter: Allison Schafer

Details and registration information are available at ncsba.org.

Driver Education Advisory Committee To Discuss Drive Education Funding PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 16 March 2015 05:01

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A review of funding for the state's drive education programs is on tap during this Thursday's meeting of the Driver Education Advisory Committee.

The group will meet at 11 a.m. in the 7th Floor Board Room, of the Education Building building in downtown Raleigh. The meeting will be audio streamed at http://stateboard.ncpublicschools.gov/.

Agenda items include the upcoming state driver education assessment (May 3-8), a review of NC driver education self-assessment responses and driver education funding.


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