https://videopress.com/v/ANgaS5uQ?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata&useAverageColor=true The PEPSC licensure scheme is set to transform NCEES, the current teacher evaluation matrix. It will change it from its original intent as a professional growth tool, into a punitive one that revokes a teacher's license for not being all things to all people, despite being everything their students need. You can offer feedback... Continue Reading →
Kudos to the North Carolina Association for Colleges of Teacher Educators for their strong statement calling out the history, current issues, and future consequences of the draft teacher licensure and compensation plan being laundered through PEPSC. PEPSC plan promoters have written off the concerns of Educator Preparation Programs (EPP) as sourced in EPP's self-interest to... Continue Reading →
After fighting the NCGA over 2 years ago to keep a civics course in high school, now we have to fight to preserve the role of public education in a democracy? A social studies teacher should get her up to speed with what happened January 6, 2021 based on what she said January 6, 2022.
While the dedicated educators who remain in our schools with frozen salaries cover extra duties without extra pay to keep school operations afloat, the NC General Assembly is paying itself over 4 months worth of overtime as it "works on" a state budget that was due to take effect July 1. They have an $8... Continue Reading →