The Northeast Regional School of Biotechnology and Agriscience is a new regional high school designed to serve as a statewide model school for STEM education (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and is seeking qualified applicants in the fields of science, mathematics, English and social studies education as well as a technology facilitator to join the teaching staff. Following the 2012-2013 enrollment of a ninth grade class, the school will continue adding grade levels each year to reach capacity of about 450 students in grades 7-13 from five counties in Northeastern North Carolina (Washington, Pitt, Martin, Beaufort, and Tyrrell Counties) offering the opportunity for all students to earn up to two years of college credit along with their high school diploma. Applicants must have experience and interest in participating on a school team responsible for creating and executing new learning environments aimed at giving all students the opportunity to be successful. Download the PDF for complete job descriptions and application information.
18 JUN 2012
North Carolina is poised to lead the nation with vibrant STEM-based education and economic systems. It is time for North Carolina to connect the many "islands of excellence" across the state into a bright future for all its citizens and communities. To build and maintain the world-class workforce needed to ensure economic prosperity in a global market, North Carolina must focus on the following three priorities and measure our progress against these strategies:
- Priority 1: Increasing our student, educator and institutional STEM Achievement
- Priority 2: Gaining and sustaining broader community understanding and support for education innovations that support our economic needs
- Priority 3: Connecting, leveraging & increasing STEM Resources across public and private sectors to improve our citizens and their economic future
Click the "DOWNLOAD" button to view the PDF for the complete state STEM strategy from NC DPI.
13 FEB 2012
Learn how you or your district can visit an innovative secondary school.
4 AUG 2011
If your school or school system is contemplating a 1:1 learning environment, you may wish to heed these lessons learned from the 1:1 Learning Initiative Pilot.
17 JUN 2011
Each child in every school is entitled to achieving high equitable academic and affective outcomes. To that end, six Design Principles are non-negotiable for all involved in leading secondary school transformations. This document outlines the six Design Principles.
25 APR 2011
NC New Schools' Common Instructional Framework: Every student reads, writes, thinks and talks in every classroom every day.
This common framework for instruction drives the instructional practice at schools partnering with NC New Schools and supports their success. These strategies create classrooms that allow for powerful learning and powerful teaching and form the basis of a coherent college preparatory curriculum. They give all students of all skill levels access to the complex information needed to meet state and college-ready standards. These instructional strategies succeed because they engage all students in learning and require them to take an active role in their education.
25 MAR 2011
PDF of meeting materials
21 MAR 2011
This document outlines the North Carolina New School Project's vision of STEM education.
11 MAR 2011
This 2010-11 document outlines the NCNSP outcomes, measures and supports for our science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiative.
10 AUG 2010
This step-by-step guide walks you through The Commons, our password-protected online community for NCNSP teachers, principals, counselors, coaches, board members, staff and other partners.
27 JUL 2010