6:00 PM NCSSA Board of Directors Meeting
9:30 AM NCASA Board of Directors Meeting
10:00 AM NCSSA Board of Directors Meeting
NCASA was formed in 1976 as the only professional organization in the state dedicated to serving the entire administrative leadership team in each of North Carolina’s public schools and districts, unifying administrator groups across the state. Access world class professional development, benefit from first-class legislative advocacy, and let us serve you and your team.
Congratulations Dr. Mason!
Dr. Janet Harmon Mason, Superintendent of Rutherford County Schools, was named the 2018 A. Craig Phillips North Carolina Superintendent of the Year at an awards presentation and reception held Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Joseph S. Koury Convention Center in Greensboro. The award was given jointly by the North Carolina Association of School Administrators (NCASA), North Carolina School Superintendents Association (NCSSA) and the North Carolina School Boards Association (NCSBA). Scholastic sponsored the event and provided $5,000 in recognition of Dr. Mason's achievements. Mason was nominated for the state honor after being named District VIII's 2018 North Carolina Regional Superintendent of the Year by the Western Regional Education Service Alliance.
Join us in Concord April 19-20, 2018
With a record number of breakout sessions, and the addition of a third General Session focused on legislative affairs, you don't want to miss this year's line up as we explore "The Magic of Inspirational Leadership." With Keynote Sessions from inspirational Dave Weber and "the ex-Disney guy" John Formica, we hope you'll take home a little magic of your own!
For the latest news and registration visit www.ncasa.net/conference.
Questions? Email NCASA Assistant Executive Director Anne Strickland.
NCSU's College of Education and The William & Ida Friday Institute for Educational Innovation presented the awards November 15
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson has issued a couple of statements, one in late October and one this week, aiming to clear up confusion about the new class size reporting requirements passed by the General Assembly earlier this year.
This week, the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee held its first meeting of the interim between legislative sessions. The Committee focused much of the meeting on delving into the issues facing virtual charter schools. The Committee’s full agenda and documents available and presented to the Committee can be found here.
This week, Governor Cooper signed into law a piece of legislation which, among other things, fixes a glitch in the "hold harmless" provision which prevented principals being paid on the teacher salary schedule from receiving their longevity pay, resulting in these principals taking a reduction in pay.
The newly created Professional Educator and Standards Commission, charged with making recommendations to the State Board of Education about all aspects of teacher preparation, licensure, continuing education and standards of conduct, convened for its initial meeting this week.
The State Board of Education will hold its two day monthly meeting next week, September 6-7, in Raleigh