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NC Forestry Association

Each year the North Carolina Forestry Association also with its partners, the North Carolina Forest Service and the NC Sustainable Forestry Implementation Committee, deliver three regional workshops.  These workshop are designed to educate teachers about forestry and the importance of forestry to the state of North Carolina.  They also include Project Learning Tree curriculum that help teachers be able to translate the forestry information into practical classroom lessons that fall in line with NC State Educational Standards.  We are looking to fill out workshops this year with 120 educators.  The cost is only $50.  The NCFA and its partners pay for all food, lodging, and transportation once at the workshop.  We also pay for a fun activities at each workshop for the teachers. We are looking for teachers from 3rd through 12th grade, but all teachers that have never attended the workshop including non-traditional educators are welcome.  Educators will also receive 30 CEU contact hours …

Fall 2016 Session 2

Fall 2016, Session 2- Instructor-facilitated Online Courses Mark your calendars! Our second session of facilitated online courses will be open for registration soon. Below is the list of instructor–facilitated online courses being offered by Educator Effectiveness, NCDPI for the Fall Session 2. (Remember, that unlike these facilitated courses, our self-paced modules are always open for enrollment.) Our facilitated courses provide the opportunity to interact with peers and an instructor along with high-quality professional development. They combine the flexibility of working from anywhere at any time, and the benefits of working with a cohort of peers. Fall Session 2 courses will start Monday October 17. Registration for these courses will open October 3, 2016. Registration is limited to 35 participants per section.For a description of the courses and associated CEUs, and on information on how to register, visit our website
Building and Sustaining Professional Developme…

Hope Street Group:

NC Teacher Voice Network's Annual Survey is out! Between now and 10.18.16, weigh in on everything from school discipline to remediation and support for digital learning.  With your help, teachers across North Carolina can have constructive input with state policymakers. We want teacher-led solutions based on teacher voice! 
Take the 10 min survey now!

Watson College of Ed - NB Support Program

The following National Board Certification Support Opportunities are sponsored by the Watson College of Education National Board Support Program at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. A detailed list of support opportunities can be found on our website:
FREE Information Session for Initial Candidates!
Thursday, October 27th, 5:00-6:30pm
Education Building, Room 162
Registration Link:
Sanity Saturday Sessions for Initial Candidates
Sessions begin Saturday, November 12th, 9:00am-1:00pm
Education Building, Room 162
Registration form can be found here for your convenience
FREE Information Session for Renewal Candidates
Tuesday, December 13th, 5:00-6:30pm
Education Building, Room 162
Registration Link:
Dates and Workshop Registration information for Renewal Candidate and Advanced Candidate Sessions are…

FREE Facilitated Online Summer Courses

Just one week remains for those interested in enrolling in Educator Effectiveness summer online courses. The Educator Effectiveness Division still has seats open for 11 instructor-facilitated online courses. These courses provide high-quality professional development and the opportunity to interact with peers and an instructor. They combine the flexibility of working from anywhere at any time, and the benefits of working with a cohort of peers. The courses will start Monday, June 20. Course titles are listed below. For a full description of each course, please visit If you have specific questions or need additional support, please email our Instructional Design Lead, Dr. Geetanjali Soni, at
Building and Sustaining Professional Development - 6 weeks, 0.5 CEUConnecting with our 21st Century Learners - 5 weeks, 1.0 CEUDigital Literacies in the K-12 Classroom - 7 weeks, 1.5 CEUsIntroduction to Data Literacy - 5 weeks, 1.0 CEULiteracy in History/…

Free PD from ECU

The ECU College of Education and the Joyner Library Teaching Resources Center are offering a variety of FREE Professional Development sessions for ECU Faculty and P-12 teachers. Sessions will be offered on-campus and online. Each session is 1 hour.  Click to see more!