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The State Board of Education will meet remotely Wednesday and Thursday, March 3 and 4, for its regular monthly meeting. The agendas for this meeting and executive summaries are available online.

This #nced playlist on Spotify is curated by Jeff McDaris, the superintendent in Transylvania County Schools. Take a listen.

From EdNC’s Alli Lindenberg, here are your podcasts for the weekend:

EdLeader Podcast – Measuring the Impact of Effective Principals featuring Dr. Anna Egalit‪e

In the latest episode of EdLeader, Dr. Jackson sits down with Dr. Anna Egalite to discuss the Impact of Effective Principals.

What Starts Here Changes Everything – Creative & Equitable Communication to Engage with Families

The most commonly discussed topic right now among teachers is how to engage their students in online learning. This is a critical discussion but when it comes to the idea of engagement, we also have to consider how we are engaging our families. This episode features two Wake County Public School staff members that share their experiences and expertise about family engagement.

Beginning Teachers Wednesday – Episode Twelve – Deprogramming Educational Norms

Host Jen Hawkins sits down with Victoria Thompson to discuss her experiences as a beginning teacher, their experiences with deprogramming educational norms, and how beginning teachers can work to create equitable STEM programs.

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