By: Margaret Borden | Math Teacher, Knightdale High School “Mrs. Borden, I know I want to study schools, but there are so many variables to choose from, how in the world will I narrow this down in time?” – Kiara Bush, May 17, AP Statistics class Since February, Kiara had been talking about how she …
Wake Beginning Teacher Leadership Network kicked off its 2018-2019 sessions with a great opportunity to dive in and network! We began our night with some yummy pizza catered by Papa Murphy’s and the room was buzzing with teacher’s checking in about how the school year has started for them. For the formal programming, we began …
The Wake County Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN) is a teacher-led young professionals network that aims to empower and retain beginning teachers in the Wake County Public School System. This week, Christina Spears and America Moreno represented BTLN at the 2018 Education Policy Summit, where they sharpened their leadership skills and met with legislators to …
Three members of the Professional Educator Preparation and Standards Commission (PEPSC) joined Wake BTLN members at WakeEd Partnership on March 15, 2018, to discuss their work in redesigning North Carolina’s teacher licensure and preparation programs.
Beginning teachers learned about the Google Explore tool, which can help teachers streamline lesson planning and enhances students\’ learning experiences.
In October, our featured panelists, Bill McNeal, Jr. and Tom Oxholm, presented highlights from the rich history of WCPSS, including discussions of the merger of the Raleigh City and Wake County School Systems to become WCPSS.
Dr. Crain, the Director of Strategy and Policy for Wake County Public School System, led us through various levels of local and state policies that affect education.
The Public School Forum of North Carolina and WakeEd Partnership have teamed up to jointly lead the Beginning Teacher Leadership Network (BTLN) of Wake County for the 2017-2018 school year.
Beginning teachers receive hours of on-the-job support and professional development from mentors and other experienced teachers, but one subject that doesn’t always get formal attention is known as “teacher agency.”
WakeEd has expanded its professional learning programs to beginning teachers thanks to a new collaboration with the Public School Forum of North Carolina.