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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Leadership for Change Agents: Cohort 2

 LCA Cohort 2

LCA Cohort 2

Lynn Williams facilitated the two-day VitalSmarts Crucial Conversations Training Program to 18 Principals from Region 3.  Participants were taught skills to foster open dialogue around difficult topics and put those skills to practical use by role-playing different scenarios.  The 2nd Leadership for Change Agents Cohort will return to the CCRESA in July for the two-day VitalSmarts Influencer Training.  The 3rd LCA Cohort will begin training on November 13th.

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Leading a Literacy-Focused School


Maria LeFort

Maria LeFort, Former Associate Principal of Brockton High School in Massachusetts, shared Brockton’s story of success in becoming one of the highest achieving high schools in the state with a very diverse population. Ten school-based teams attended the session and developed preliminary action plans for transforming their schools into literacy-focused schools. All participants received a copy of the book Transforming Brockton High School, authored by its principal, Susan Szachowicz.  Click here to access meeting materials.

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    Project LEAD Mathematics Symposium

    When: Saturday, March 7th
    Where: Meredith College

    Supporting increased student achievement in the secondary mathematics classroom.

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    Spring READY Principal Training Series

    When: Region 3 - Thursday, March 12th
    Where: Embassy Suites, Cary
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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.

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  • Meeting Updates

    Updated on 2/12/15


    The February 19th Finance Council has been rescheduled due to conflict with the NCASBO meeting and will now be held on March 12th.


    The February 25th Open Class Session has been rescheduled and will now be held on March 10th from 1:00pm-4:00pm.


    The ACT Spring Session has been rescheduled and will now be held on Monday, March 16th at the DPS Staff Development Center.

    The Guidance Session has been rescheduled and will now be held on Thursday, March 26th in the NCSBA Assembly Hall.

    New K-5 ELA Session added to the calendar! Click on the Events tab to register for "ELA K-5: Mosaic of Ideas" on Friday, March 20th.