PEPSC is meeting this morning at 9am. Here is the updated draft model that will be presented and discussed. Here is the updated draft salary schedule. Here is the agenda — note you can click on the links to get to the attachments. The meeting will be livestreamed. Please listen in.
“Should eighth-graders start thinking about their career options?
The N.C. Department of Public Instruction plans to ask the legislature to fund career development coaches in middle schools. The idea isn’t to force 13-year-olds to decide whether they’d rather be an attorney or an electrician, but education officials think kids would benefit from understanding how the courses and activities they choose could help them toward career goals.”
September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month; Here are hotlines for supporting North Carolinians’ mental health
Just as adults have mental health, little kids have mental health, too. To strengthen and enhance the infant and early childhood mental health system in North Carolina, it takes all kinds of resources, including hotlines.... Read the rest