NCASA IS YOUR ADVOCATE

  • We are here for North Carolina's education leadership every step of the way. NCASA works tirelessly to be your voice in our state's capital, and is proud not only to advocate for you, but to help you advocate for your schools and your district – we ensure that your voice is heard. Not only do we advocate for you, we help connect you with your profession. NCASA strives to provide high-level professional development, to-the-minute details and current events from both a state and national perspective. We are constantly working to enhance our member resources. NCASA is proud to provide non-partisan advocacy to represent your interests and promote strong public schools in the halls of the North Carolina General Assembly and before the Governor's Office, State Board of Education, State Retirement System, State Health Plan, and other policy-making entities. We are your advocate, and your network, providing you direct access to our state's decision makers. We are looking forward to serving our members at the legislature this session – let us know how we can help you!

  • 2019-2021 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Effective Measurement of School and Student Success; Excellent Educators for Every Student; Adequate & Equitable Resources for ALL Schools & Students; Local Flexibility for Enhanced Innovation & Transformation; and Efficient Operations & Safe Learning Environments for All Schools & Districts

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  • 2018 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Help LEAs address remaining hurdles to phase-in of mandated K-3 class; Enhance the new pay plan for school-based administrators; Enhance State Support for school district facilities; Fine-Tune school performance grades & accountability system; and Enhance each District's ability to support their schools and students

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  • 2017 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Invest adequate resources in NC Public Schools; Increased compensation for all Educators and School Personnel; Calendar Flexibility; School performance grades & accountability; and Accountability in school choice options

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  • 2016 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Low-Performing Schools & School Performance Grades; Invest Adequate Resources in North Carolina Public Schools; Accountability in School Choice Options; and Regulatory Reform

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  • 2015 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Increase State Investment in Public Schools to Improve Student Learning; Attract & Retain Effective Principals and Assistant Principals through Adequate Compensation; Continue to Improve Teacher Support & Compensation; Refine the A-F School Performance Grades to Ensure Ongoing Economic Vitality in Local Communities; Ensure High Standards & Accountability for Private & Charter Schools Receiving Public Funding; and Allow Public Schools to Establish an Academically Sound Calendar

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  • 2014 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Attract & Retain the best Public School Teachers - Competitive Compensation; Adequate Resources for North Carolina's Public Schools; Accountability System that Nurtures Academic Improvement; Increased Local Control & Flexibility to Implement Reforms & Enhance Performance; and Increased Accountability in Taxpayer-Funded Education Provided outside Public Schools

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  • 2011-2013 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: 21st Century Systems - Adequate resources; Globally Competitive Students; and 21st Century Professionals

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  • 2009 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Provide Adequate Funding for All Public School Operations; Support All Public School Personnel through Pay and Benefit Enhancements; Increase Funding for Public School Facility Construction & Renovations; Enhance Recrutiment & Retention of Prinicpals and Assistant Principals; Enhance Teacher Recruitment & Retention; Increase Graduation & Readiness for Higher Education and the 21st Century Workforce; Revise the State's Return to Work Policy for Retirees; Improve the Governance Structure for K-12 Public Schools; and Protect Public Schools from Proposals that Could Erode their funding and Support

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  • 2007 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Provide Adequate Funding for all Public School Operations; Provide Salary Increases and Benefit Enhancements for all Public School Personnel; Revise the Public School Calendar Law; Enhance Teacher Recruitment and Restoration; Enhance Recruitment and Retention of Principals and Assistant Principals; Maintain Safe Schools for all Public School Students and Personnel; Increase Funding for Public School Facility Construction and Renovations; Initiate Changes to the State's Accountability System for Public Schools; Revise the State's Return to Work Policy for Retirees; and Change the Age 5 Eligibility Date for Kindergarten Enrollment from October 16 to August 31.

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  • 2006 Legislative Priorities

    Priorities: Appropriations; Calendar; Career-Technical Education; Central Office Operations; Enrollment Requirements; Exceptional Children; Facilities/School Construction; Funding/Tax Issues; Principals/Assistant Principals; Recruitment and Retention; Retirement and Return to Work; Salary; Technology; Testing; and Transportation.

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