dlcnThe Friday Institute at NC State University in partnership with the NC Department of Public Instruction, is pleased to offer educators in North Carolina a comprehensive and layered professional learning approach to support digital teaching and learning in NC classrooms.

The Digital Leaders Coaching Network is a program that provides North Carolina instructional technologists, instructional coaches, mentor teachers, and media coordinators with ongoing and job ­embedded professional learning opportunities to build capacity in both digital and personalized learning. This program is a unique opportunity to bring together educators from across the state for a year­long, blended learning experience that will help them grow as an educator and coach and assist them in building a strong professional learning network. Participants will acquire strategies and knowledge related to best practices in leadership, coaching and supporting educators, students, and administrators in their schools.

This year long program consists of 60 hours total; 44 hours face to face and then 16 hours of outside work in the action planning and readings.
Note: Applicants are required to be available to attend all sessions and the NCTIES conference for acceptance into the program.

There will be two cohorts, divided geographically into a central/eastern cohort and a western cohort.

Dates for each cohort are as follows:

Central/East (Raleigh)

  • October 19-20
  • January 11
  • Feburary 28 (NCTIES February 28 – March 2*)
  • June 18-19

West (Asheville)

  • October 17-18
  • January 9
  • February 28 (NCTIES February 28 – March 2*)
  • June 20-21

*NCTIES conference attendance is a program requirement.

The application is in two parts to include a participant application and a supervisor agreement. Completed applications (including supervisor agreements) are due by 5PM, September 1, 2017. Applications will be reviewed and letters of acceptance will be sent out by September 15, 2017.

If you have any questions regarding the North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network, please reach out to Alison Graham, abgraha3@ncsu.edu.



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