Congratulations Dr. Tom Forcella from Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools!

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Dr. Tom Forcella, Superintendent of CHCCS, and Dr. Neil Pedersen, Executive Director of CCRESA.

Executive Director Neil Pedersen surprised Tom Forcella at his Board’s meeting on Thursday, June 18th, with the announcement that he has been named the Central Region Superintendent of the Year for 2015-16.  In the fall, Dr. Forcella and superintendents from the seven other regions in the state will be considered for the honor of North Carolina Superintendent of the Year.

Click here to view the CHCCS Press Release

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Cross-District Strategic Solutions Sessions

Join a Statewide Professional Learning Network

♦     Collaborative Professional Learning Network of Educators

♦     Educators volunteering to share a challenging issue

♦     Participants sharing and discussing ideas

♦     One-hour virtual conversation

♦     Problem-solving solution-generating model

♦     Open to ALL educators across the state

Click here to view CDSS topics and links to registration.

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The Habits of Mind for Digital Teaching and Learning

Lisa HarveyLisa Hervey, from the Friday Institute, presented on The Habits of Mind for Digital Teaching and Learning.  Her PowerPoint presentation can be found at (case sensitive).  She shared background information on two frameworks: TPACK and SAMR.

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Teacher Leader Digital Media Integration Academy

photo 1Teams from 8 schools in the CCRESA service area attended the first two days of a four-day Teacher Leader Digital Media Integration Academy on October 2nd and 3rd, held at Nash Central High School.  Rachael Paul (in red), the program facilitator from Discovery Education, helped participants to delve deeper into the features of the DE product and structured activities to help them learn more about lesson design and the use of student stations/centers.

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Analysis of Student Work

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District teams from across Region 3

On August 19th, Jennifer DeNeal and other DPI staff led a comprehensive session on implementing Standard 6 using the Analysis of Student Work (ASW) with more than 90 participants from the arts, healthful living, world languages, and AP/IB. The wiki for the session may be accessed at .

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Influencer Training


Lynn Williams, LCA Facilitator

The 2nd Cohort of the Leadership for Change Agents  met on July 23-24 for a two-day Influencer training facilitated by Lynn Williams.  Influencer is a leadership course that teaches proven strategies to change vital behaviors in organizations to achieve the desired results.  Participating principals were able to collaborate and share with other principals from across Region 3 in this interactive workshop.  Fifty-one principals in the region have participated thus far in this leadership program. 

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    BB&T Leadership Program

    The BB&T Leadership Institute completed the pilot sessions of Mastering Leadership Dynamics for Educational Leaders, and have new sessions for 2015. If you would like to attend one, click here for program dates.

    Personalized Learning for Educators

    Classroom teachers and school administrators interested in expanding their knowledge and use of the digital tools and instructional materials in Home Base can sign up for NCDPI hosted events across the state during the month of July.

    Click here to view event locations and registration information.


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