Sunday, March 7, 2010

Sunday EM

Good Evening! I am writing this on a GLORIOUS Sunday afternoon. Why? Because I have a MTAC meeting at 7:30 Monday that will preclude the Monday MM - so here is some information and I will add more later in the day if needed.

Puppetry workshop with Joe Lopina will be at 3:15 on Monday, March 8 in Room 24. All are welcome. Joe will share ideas for using puppetry in the classroom.

NC TIES happened, now what? Ask your colleagues about their learning and build a conversation that will result in action for our student's best interests.

From DPI.....2010 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey Access Codes - Unique, confidential access codes for each licensed educator will soon be in all schools. The 2010 NC Teacher Working Conditions Survey will be available online from March 15-April 16 at It is essential we have 100 percent participation. Response rates will be posted hourly. Please encourage each of your licensed educators to take the survey. If you have any questions, contact the TWC Help Desk at 877/628-9208

More From DPI.....We are delighted to announce that North Carolina is one of 15 states and the District of Columbia that are finalists for the Race to the Top grants to be awarded in April. This news is very good for North Carolina. We believe our application is strong and that it builds on our state's history of innovation and on the hard work that you and your staffs have been doing in our schools and districts over the last decade and more.

You can see the full news release about this on the US Department of Education's Web site at:

The new Inside Info newsletter is now available at . Clicking on this link will take you to the Inside Info page.

Dr Martin has produced a March Video. (Click on Video to link.)

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