NCDPI Updates NC-ACTE Spring Forum April 5, 2013 Additional information athttp://ihi.ncdpi.wikispaces.net
SBE Updates• Recommended changes for calculating teacher effectiveness (Std 6)• Recommended remodeling of superintendent licensure programs• Recommended changes to State Salary Schedule
MTEL UpdateLicensure Area New Testing Requirements Effective July 1, 2014Elementary Education Massachusetts Test for Education Licensure (MTEL): Foundations of Reading (90) - will be called Foundations of Reading for NC & Massachusetts Test of General Curriculum (03) – will be called General Curriculum Tests for NC
MTEL UpdateLicensure Area New Testing Requirements Effective July 1, 2014Special Education: General PRAXIS 0543 Special EducationCurriculum & Massachusetts Test for Education Licensure (MTEL): Foundations of Reading (90) - will be called Foundations of Reading for NC & Massachusetts Test of General Curriculum (03) – will be called General Curriculum Tests for NC
MTEL Update• Pearson will have a NC specific website ready by late spring (April/May).• Test objectives, practice tests, and faculty guides available at http://www.mtel.nesinc.com/index.asp• Guidance on Math Course preparation available at http://www.doe.mass.edu/mtel/MathGuidance.pdf
SB 724Teacher Preparation• …shall ensure students preparing to teach in elementary schools…(i) have adequate coursework in teaching reading and mathematics;…
SB 724 Teacher Preparation• …shall ensure students preparing to teach in elementary schools…(ii) are assessed prior to certification to determine that they possess the requisite knowledge in scientifically based reading and mathematics instruction that is aligned with the State Boards expectations; …• MTEL/NC Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum Testing Requirement July 1, 2014
SB 724 Teacher Preparation• …shall ensure students preparing to teach in elementary schools…(iii)continue to receive preparation in applying formative and summative assessments within the school and classroom setting through technology-based assessment systems available in North Carolina schools that measure and predict expected student improvement;…• Reading 3D
SB 724Teacher Preparation• …shall ensure students preparing to teach in elementary schools…(iv) are prepared to integrate arts education across the curriculum.
HB 23 Digital Teaching & Learning • “…all students preparing to teach demonstrate competencies in using digital and other instructional technologies to provide high-quality, integrated digital teaching and learning to all students.” • MSA candidates demonstrate same competencies as teacher ed candidates & supporting teachers and other school personnel in the use of digital and other instructional technologies • …integrate digital teaching and learning into the requirements for licensure renewal,
Legislation to Watch• SB 361 Excellent Public Schools Act of 2013• SB 168 Clarify Education Reporting Requirements• Weekly Legislative Updates available on NCDPI’s website – updated each Friday
Program Approval• There will not be a state level review of electronic evidences in any licensure area this summer.• Our immediate focus will be on the continuing program approval process and potential alignment with CAEP standards.
New Communication Channels• 3 DPI listserves – EdDeans – EdPrepAdministration (licensure, Title II reporting, IHE Reports, etc.) Contact Vanessa Williams at email@example.com to be subscribed.
New Communication Channels• 3 DPI listserves – IHEFaculty – Faculty can self subscribe using the form on the IHE wiki homepage
Upcoming IHE Specific ProfessionalDevelopment Opportunities• Reading 3D Trainings – April 23-24, UNC Pembroke – May 14-15, Mars Hill College Registration closes today! Register at http://ihe.ncdpi.wikispaces.net or by emailing Vanessa.Williams@dpi.nc.gov
Upcoming IHE Specific ProfessionalDevelopment Opportunities• 2013 IHE Institutes – 2 institutes will be held in the fall – Dates/Locations TBD Provide feedback on dates and session topics at http://ihe.ncdpi.wikispaces.net. The survey closes today!
Thank you & for more informationcontact… Rachel A. McBroom Director of Educator Preparation firstname.lastname@example.org
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