The North Carolina School Library Media Association (NCSLMA) is offering a special professional development opportunity for school librarians who have been in the field for five years or less. This year long program will begin with an introductory session at the 2017 NCSLMA annual conference and will conclude with the pre-conference held at the 2018 NCSLMA annual conference in October. You will have an opportunity to meet and collaborate with new and experienced librarians in North Carolina, NCSLMA Board members, NCSLMA officers, and join networks in your area of the state affiliated with NCSLMA. You will learn more about being a leader in your school and district. You will also learn what NCSLMA is, what we do, and how you can be an active part of the organization.
Learn more: Emerging Leaders – 2017
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NCAE has planned a Week of Action beginning May 8 to support PE, music, art, and foreign language teachers. Unfortunately media specialists are not mentioned.
Please join me in sending NCAE a comment thanking them for their support of all these courses and asking that they add school librarians to the list! Please advocate for school libraries!
We got a reprieve until 2018.
NC Senate committee approves revised version of HB13; Class-size changes pushed to 2018 | abc11.com
A bill approved by a Senate committee Monday evening would phase-in the reductions for the maximum class sizes in kindergarten through third grades currently scheduled for next fall. Now, those caps won’t have to be met until fall 2018.
Source: NC Senate committee approves revised version of HB13; Class-size changes pushed to 2018 | abc11.com
Everyone means well, but there are so many unintended consequences of not understanding poverty.
When Elite Parents Dominate Volunteers, Children Lose – The New York Times