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Reading in the content areas is extremely important. In this module, we will work on developing the essential knowledge and skills needed to facilitate vocabulary teaching and learning in content areas (math, science, social studies, physical education and health). The module will help participants learn strategies to help students in K-12 grades succeed in vocabulary learning and develop the ability to design and implement appropriate content area vocabulary instruction. Participants will be asked to create content area related vocabulary lesson plans that they can use in their classrooms.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore best practices in literacy in order to best meet the needs of students that may not be making expected growth in the classroom. Participants will learn how to analyze reading behaviors and target instruction that will boost academic performance of low achieving students.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore how Purposeful Annotation can enhance reading comprehension and critical thinking skills. Participants will learn what Purposeful Annotation is, why it is an important strategy to provide for all students, and how you can incorporate this best practice in your classroom.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will explore what fluency is and how it impacts reading proficiency. They will learn the true definition of fluency and the criteria that defines a fluent reader, the developmental stages of a fluent reader, and how to develop and foster fluency in reading. Participants will also learn different ways that fluency can be assessed and methods that can be used for teaching for fluency and practicing fluency. Participants will have the opportunity to observe videos and explore websites with lesson ideas that they can use in their own classroom.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Participants will focus enhancing vocabulary instruction in the classroom. Participants will learn how to identify appropriate vocabulary for instruction in a variety of texts. Many vocabulary activities and strategies for implementation will be given.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
The New Career Development Coordinator Induction training is designed as a training session for those who have taken or are taking the Facilitating Career Development course through NC Workforce Training and Development Center. This online program will allow participants to gain basic knowledge of their position as Career Development Coordinators within their local schools/LEAs.



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There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinator (CIMC) add-on license-formerly known as VoCATS Coordinator license. The completion of the CIMC Induction Canvas course via ECU sixth (6) component of the CIMC license.


October 19, 2020 to May 28, 2021, Online Class, ECU
There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum and Instructional Management Coordinator (CIMC) add-on license-formerly known as VoCATS Coordinator license. The completion of the Coaching Foundations course via Constructive Learning Design LLC completes the fifth (5) component of the CIMC license.


October 19, 2020 to June 1, 2021
There are seven (7) components to successfully completing the 830 Curriculum Instructional Management Coordinator (VoCATS Coordinator) license. The completion of MOS Certificate-Excel Basic completes the seven (7) components of the CIMC Induction process.


October 19, 2020 to November 30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



Click here to be notified about the next scheduled program.
The NC NTSP provides support for beginning teachers during their first three years of teaching.



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Strong literacy skills are critical for learning, yet too many students across the nation experience difficulty learning to read.  In North Carolina, for instance, only 39% of fourth graders and 33% of eighth graders are considered proficient readers on the National Assessment of Education Progress; more than a quarter of these students (26% and 31% respectively) read below the basic level of achievement (National Assessment of Educational Progress, 2018).




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The NC NTSP is a comprehensive induction program offering a research-based curriculum and multiple services designed to increase teacher effectiveness, enhance skills, and reduce attrition among beginning teachers. 



This course provides candidates the opportunity to explore and research the fundamentals of Career and Technical Education and how to effectively administer a local program. The five core functions of a CTE Administrator will be analyzed and discussed as continuous improvement strategies are considered in program implementation. This course leads to advanced licensure of the Career and Technical Education Director's license.



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This course is designed for CIMC participants only. Registration into this will allow you to be enrolled into the Blackboard course where you will upload all artifact documents needed in order to receive a certificate of completion.


August 1, 2019 to June 30, 2025, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


February 6, 2021 to March 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
April 6, 2021 to May 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
June 6, 2021 to July 31, 2021, Online Class, ECU
August 6, 2021 to September 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


November 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
January 8, 2021 to March 2, 2021, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2021 to June 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
July 6, 2021 to August 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


Monday, October 12, 2020, Webex Virtual Platform
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


November 6, 2020 to December 31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
January 6, 2021 to February 28, 2021, Online Class, ECU
March 6, 2021 to April 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
May 6, 2021 to June 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
July 6, 2021 to August 30, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This is one of five modules needed to satisfy the licensure requirement for the CTE New Teacher Induction Program. It is a partnership between East Carolina University and NC Department of Public Instruction Career and Technical Education.


Monday, February 1, 2021, Webex Virtual Platform
Do you need to submit an edTPA retake? The activities and content in this self-paced, fully-online course are designed to help you reflect on your previous edTPA performance, identify areas for improvement, and plan for your retake submission. Whether you need a full or partial edTPA retake, this is the course for you!


February 6, 2021 to March 7, 2021, Online Class, ECU
June 6, 2021 to July 5, 2021, Online Class, ECU
Project I4: Innovate, Inquire, Iterate and Impact: Igniting the Power of Network Improvement Communities to Enhance Professional Learning for Educational Leaders. School leaders engaging math and science teachers in equity-focused, evidence-based observation, coaching, and improvement.



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*This course is NOT part of the (7) components for the CIMC add-on license and does NOT replace the CIMC Coaching Foundations course.*New to instructional coaching or just want to sharpen your coaching skills and connect with other coaches in education? This 10-week online course course is for you! Offered by Constructive Learning Design (CLD) in partnership with East Carolina University, this course is available to licensed professionals in an educational setting such as teachers, curriculum facilitators, school administrators, central office staff, and higher education faculty. Course activities align with the North Carolina Digital Literacy Standards. Participants will receive feedback on evidence of learning for specific task throughout the course.


January 10, 2021 to March 20, 2021, Online Class, ECU
June 6, 2021 to August 14, 2021, Online Class, ECU
This course is designed for practicing educators that work with students or in schools in a professional setting. Content explored in Learning and Leading in the Education Profession will supplement knowledge and initiate new avenues of learning that help to support students and the community of learners.



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Are you interested in learning more about the DLCs for administrators? This module will discuss how to implement technology into your School Improvement Plans, Professional Growth Plans and assess classroom teachers use, implementation and integration of the Digital Learning Competencies for Teachers.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
This module will help novice technology users understand the Digital Learning Competencies from the NC Department of Public Instruction requirements for in-service teachers. Activities will provide participants with the skills necessary to identify and utilize resources to integrate appropriate technologies into their professional duties.


October 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
November 6-30, 2020, Online Class, ECU
December 6-31, 2020, Online Class, ECU
Are you a licensed teacher who needs to pass edTPA to meet North Carolina licensure requirements? Then this self-paced, online course is for you!


February 6, 2021 to April 8, 2021, Online Class, ECU

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