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March 4, 2016

State Superintendent Examines Classroom of the Future in Latest Blog Post

Digital Learning (students and teacher with an iPad)

In her latest blog, State Superintendent June Atkinson predicts what a classroom might look like in 2025.  What will look different and how do we get to the classroom of the future? To read about the steps that we need to take to move towards an education experience for North Carolina's students that is more personalized, and engaging, visit the State Superintendent’s website.

Exceptional Children Website Updates

The Exceptional Children website has been updated recently with the Dec. 2015 Child Count Report and the End-of-Year Report for 2014-15. In addition, approved changes to the Policies Governing Services for Children are now available to view online.

  • The Dec. 2015 Child Count report is available on the Exceptional Children website under Reports & Data. The Child Count report is an unduplicated count of all children with disabilities, and children identified as academically or intellectually gifted. The December report includes students, ages 3-21, who receive special education and related services according to an Individualized Education Plan or service plan.
  • The End-of-Year Report is an annual data collection of personnel, students exiting the Exceptional Children program, and discipline data under Part B of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Data are collected and analyzed from all school districts, charter schools and state-operated programs. To view the End-of-Year Report for 2014-15, please visit Reports & Data.
  • The Policies Governing Services for Children with Disabilities document has been updated with changes for Specific Learning Disabilities. You can review the changes, and the document in its entirety, by visiting the Exceptional Children website.

Connect, Engage and Learn at CCSA Conference, March 21-23

CCSA: Collaborative Conference for Student Achievement

Have you registered for the Collaborative Conference on Student Achievement (CCSA)? The two-day conference begins March 21 in Greensboro and features a gallery of professional development and information sessions for educators, policy makers, innovators and community members. With more than 250 sessions to choose from, the CCSA offers learning opportunities for stakeholders who are interested in innovative practices to improve educational outcomes for students of today and tomorrow. Registration and hotel information, conference sessions, exhibitor information and more are available on the CCSA website.


2015-16 Education Directory Now Online

The Education Directory for 2015-16 is available on the Education Directory website. In addition to the full version, the directory also is available in three sections:

  • Section 1- State Agency
  • Section 2 – Association and Commissions
  • Section 3 – Schools

Note: The NCDPI no longer prints or sells print copies of the directory.