The NCDPI has initiated and expanded academic and instructional initiatives to support increased academic achievement, teacher leader effectiveness, and structural efficiencies. In Year 4, SECC collaborated with the REL Southeast to develop an evaluation plan for the North Carolina Virtual Charter Public Schools and in the creation of a tool to assist schools and districts in aligning school improvement efforts. In Year 5, SECC will work with the SEA to implement components of the evaluation plan and support NC Star expansion. In addition, SECC will assist NCDPI in providing experts to provide guidance in fully implementing effective practices documented in its school level improvement plans.
Success Story: Boosting North Carolina School Turnaround Efforts