2013-14 Common Core State Standards and North Carolina Essential Standards Institutesfor Institutions of Higher Education (IHEs)


The theme of the institutes is Building District and School-level Leadership Capacity to Change Teacher Practice and Student Outcomes. All NCDPI divisions, including Curriculum and Instruction, Educator Effectiveness (formerly Educator Recruitment and Development), Digital Teaching and Learning (formerly Information and Technology), District and School Transformation, Career and Technical Education, Accountability, Exceptional Children, and Learning Systems will participate in and facilitate at the Institutes. NCDPI will provide a hands-on, highly engaging, one-day professional development experience that supports the transition to the new NC Standard Course of Study, the North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES), the State Accountability System, and Data Literacy.

Date
Location
Registration
September 11, 2013
Registration at 8:30 a.m.
Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch included
Hickory Metro Convention Center
1960 13th Avenue Drive SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Registration has closed.
September 23, 2013
Registration at 8:30 a.m.
Sessions: 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Lunch included
Greenville Convention Center
303 SW Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
Registration has closed.

There is no registration fee for the IHE Institutes. The Institutes are funded through North Carolina's Race to the Top grant.

Session Descriptions



Travel Information

Participants are responsible for their own travel costs. For your convenience, NCDPI has identified several hotels at each location and secured a conference rate. Be sure to tell the hotel you are with NCDPI when making reservations to receive the rates listed.

September 11th at Hickory Metro Convention Center

Best Western (exit 125) Crown Plaza (exit 125)
1520 13th Avenue Drive SE 1385 Lenoir Rhyne Blvd. SE
Hickory, NC 28602 Hickory, NC 28602
828-323-1150 828-323-1000
$69.00 plus tax, King or Double $82.00 plus tax, King or Double
Complimentary Hot Breakfast Restaurant on-site

Hampton Inn (exit 125) Courtyard Marriott (exit 125)
1956 13th Avenue Drive SE 1946 13th Avenue Dr. SE
Hickory, NC 28602 Hickory, NC 28602
828-624-2000 828-267-2100
$119.00 plus tax, Two Queen beds $129.00 plus tax, King or Double
Complimentary Hot Breakfast Restaurant on-site

Fairfield Inn (exit 125)
1950 13th Avenue Dr. SE
Hickory, NC 28602
828-431-3000
$104.00 plus tax, King
$99.00 plus tax, Doub
Complimentary Hot Breakfast


September 23rd at Greenville Convention Center

Hilton Greenville
207 South West Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 355-5000
$99.00 per night

Hampton Inn
305 South West Greenville Blvd.
Greenville, NC 27834
(252) 355-7400
$94.00 per night



For additional information or assistance, contact Vanessa Williams at Vanessa.williams@dpi.nc.gov or 919.807.3360.