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  • PurposeDelivering educator professional development related to Home Base systems. The Home Base related training must be focused on using digital and other instructional technologies to provide high-quality, integrated digital teaching and learning to all students, and acquiring quality digital content to enhance instruction.
  • Research shows that student achievement is typically higher in schools with library media programs that have flexibly accessed instruction. I communicated recently with media/technology directors who would like to connect their elementary principals/SLMCs who operate a fixed schedule library with principals/SLMCs who have strong elementary library programs operating on a fully flexible schedule for instruction.
  • Each year NCTIES recognizes outstanding individuals who have shown outstanding achievement and leadership in implementing technology to improve education.

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  • Region 2 DT&L Updates Onslow County Schools Nov. 20, 2013
  • Meet the New Directors Welcome… Dr. Wesley Johnson, Sampson County Schools Mr. David Lewis, Wayne County Schools
  • Tech Plan Timeline • November ’13: Reviews by DT&L Consultant and Connectivity • December ’13 - March ’14: Take to your board • April ’14 - May ’14: SBE Process • June ’14 - July ’14: Update local board concerning SBE approval
  • Microsoft IT Academy eLearning Courses (Teaching with Technology and Office 2010) • Microsoft IT Academy website • Getting Started
  • Digital Learning Funds • The State Board of Education approved the allotment of the Digital Learning Funds for 2013-14. • Fifty percent of the funds are distributed based on average daily membership. • Fifty percent of the funds are awarded through an application process. • Digital Learning Funds • FAQ's
  • Online Testing Best Practices Guide • ent/guide/
  • Flex Schedule Survey We would like to share examples of schools that are successfully implementing flexible scheduling. • Survey
  • NCTies Awards This year NCTies has revamped their awards to align with ISTE awards. Winners of each award would be eligible, per NCTIES Board approval, to submit applications for the ISTE awards. • • • • Media Specialist Technology Innovation Award Outstanding Teacher Award Outstanding Leader Award Making IT Happen ***Nominations open through Jan. 5, 2014
  • NCTies Student Showcase Poster Sessions If you are interested in sharing a project that your students have participated in this year, NCTies encourages you to submit a proposal for the Student Showcase Session. • Proposals are now being accepted ***Deadline is Dec. 6, 2013
  • Professional Development Calendar • In partnership with the Regional Education Service Alliances (RESAs), the NCDPI is hosting professional development sessions in each of the eight regions of the state. Please visit the online calendar at for events in your region. For more information, please contact Yvette Stewart at
  • NC PAEMST Finalists Named (Region 2) Congratulations to the following 7-12 grades mathematics and science teachers for recently being named North Carolina’s 2013 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching finalists: • Katie Salter, West Carteret High (Carteret County Schools)
  • Websites to Bookmark New DT&L Website - for static information • DT&L Wiki - dynamic information, including links to DTL team members’ wikis • PD Wiki - for content and professional standards professional development • Wiki Central •
  • Region 2 Contact Info If you have not entered your contact information, please do so as soon as possible. • LNXS91thUJJXaaWcD9zZnJNZZzwMIDo/viewform