For Teachers, Principals and Counselors
Making Schools Work Conference
Annual conference, formerly known as the High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, for K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel.
North Carolina attendees at the July 2018 conference: 224
College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference
Conference that focuses on literacy and mathematics tools and strategies. Teams of educators and school leaders explore disciplinary literacy strategies and formative assessment lessons that engage students in math.
North Carolina attendees at the July 2018 conference: 133
Literacy and Math Awards
Outstanding District Award
Stanly County Schools, North Carolina
Stanly County Schools in North Carolina won the Outstanding District Award in July 2018.
Go Alliance Academy
Strives to increase the postsecondary education and career success of all students by providing timely and relevant professional development in college and career readiness to school counselors, teachers, principals, career coaches and college access advisors.
Go Alliance Academy Representative: Cynthia Floyd, School Counseling Consultant, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
Learning-Centered Leadership Program
Leadership preparation program that develops current or aspiring principals’ capacity to serve as effective instructional leaders who understand how to use data to locate and close gaps.
North Carolina attendees at the 2018 Annual Leadership Forum: 2
System of professional development, job-embedded coaching and virtual support that helps academic and CTE teacher teams design project-based assignments in middle grades schools, high schools and technology centers.
Fifty-one North Carolina teachers and administrators from 20 schools, agencies or districts received project-based learning professional development, coaching and support services in 2017-18.