The Beginning Teacher Orientation is for all 1st year teachers and will be held August 11, 12, and 13, 2014 from 8:30-12:00 each day at Central Office. The Orientation for Newly Hired Licensed Staff is for all Licensed Staff New to BCS (Including BT 1s) and will be held on August 14, 2014 from 8:30-3:30 at Erwin High School's Performing Arts Center (Auditorium). Read more for details.
BCS teachers are encouraged to register now for this August 13 free event and professional development opportunity. PLC credit will be awarded and lunch will be served. The focus on Global and STEM education is a great opportunity for today's teachers to learn about the future of education in the united states. Register today!
For FY 2013-14, if appropriate and complete documentation, as outlined in the following two options, is received by May 7, 2014, by the NC Department of Public Instruction’s Licensure Division, the NC Department of Public Instruction will process the license and notify the teacher’s employing local education agency or charter school by May 21, 2014, (if the documentation validates that the teacher has completed the requirements for a Master’s, Advanced or Doctorate degree).
The State Board of Education has set its policy for educators who are currently enrolled in a Master's degree program and the deadline for submitting documentation in order to qualify for Master's pay in the 2013-14 school year.
Do all the PTA meetings, take-home flyers and Back to School nights actually generate increases in student achievement? The Center for Public Education examined the research and found that creating a partnership between parents and schools focused on academics truly does have significant impact on student achievement.