Professional Development
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>