Friday, September 29, 2017

Hey there teachers! The Promoting Innovation in Science and Mathematics or PRISM Award provides N.C. public school teachers the opportunity to receive up to $3000 in funding towards the purchase of STEM-related materials and up to $1500 for any necessary training for those materials. Teachers may apply through Burroughs Wellcome Fund. Deadline is December 5, 2017.

Education Week is asking readers to help create a fuller picture on hate crimes, including those that take place in K-12 schools.

The State Board of Education will meet next week, Oct. 4-5, in the 7th floor Board Room, Education Building, 301 N. Wilmington Street, Raleigh.

The agendas for this meeting and executive summaries are available online (under Meetings tab).

  • Conetoe Chapel Missionary Baptist Church Pastor Rev. Richard Joyner

    First in Future: IEI | 08/22/2017


    NC DPI | 09/28/2017

  • Why the Race to Find Bilingual Teachers? Because in Some States, 1 in 5 Students Is an English Language Learner

    The 74 Million | 09/25/2017

  • To Improve Teacher Training, States Try ‘Micro Credentials’

    Stateline | 09/28/2017

  • A Temperament for Teaching? Associations Between Personality Traits and Beginning Teacher Performance and Retention

    UNC EPIC | 01/01/2017

  • ECU's Rural Prosperity Initiative

    ECU | 09/19/2017

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