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Local Alternative Teacher Preparation Program

The CCRESA, partnering with RTI,  has been hard at work finalizing details for the LATP Program set to kick off this summer.  This 3 year program is a collaborate effort of 15 of our member districts to implement an intense, accelerated teacher licensure program.  First or second year lateral entry middle and high school teachers […]

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One-Day Conference on Enhancing Effectiveness of SROs

The CCRESA is offering a free session on Monday, April 24th at the McKimmon Center from 9am-3:30pm on Strengthening Partnerships with SROs, Law Enforcement Agencies, and the Courts.  We have a strong line-up of presenters and panelists for our general sessions and four very strong breakout sessions will be facilitated by staff in the districts […]

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AASA’s National Superintendent of the Year Finalist

Jim Merrill from Wake County Schools has been selected  to be one of four finalists for AASA’s National Superintendent of the Year. More information is available at The program is co-sponsored by Aramark, VALIC and AASA, the 2017 National Superintendent of the Year will be announced at AASA’s National Conference on Education, March 2-4, 2017, in New Orleans, La.

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Jim Merrill Named NCSBA & NCASA Superintendent of the Year

We have a great bunch of superintendents in the CCRESA, and Dr. Merrill will be an excellent representative at the state and national level.  This is the third time that Dr. Merrill has been named a state Superintendent of the Year, twice in North Carolina and once in Virginia.  As the 2017 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina […]

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You Don’t Have to Be Bad to Get Better: Increasing Teacher & Student Success

Candi McKay, a national consultant and author of You Don’t Have to be Bad to Get Better, facilitated a workshop on instructional leadership for principals and principal supervisors.  For two days in July, participants learned how principals must remove their “rose-colored glasses” and create a culture of learning rather than a culture of “nice.” Through […]

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