Advisory Council

The North Carolina Virtual Public School Advisory Council is comprised of key stakeholders across the state of North Carolina. These stakeholders bring expertise in online learning from a variety of fields, including education, business, the university system and the community at large. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to review strategic planning, operational initiatives and readiness for 21st century online learning. The group also provides policy development counsel to the executive staff of NCVPS.

The NCVPS Advisory Council serves to review, suggest, and improve our strategic planning process to serve North Carolina online students. This group meets quarterly and comprises a variety or cross-sector expertise to advance the P-20 mission for online learning in North Carolina.  These meetings are subject to the open meeting law.


2020-2021 Advisory Council Meeting Dates

  • FEBRUARY 11, 2020 (FACE TO FACE MEETING)
  • APRIL 14, 2020 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • JULY 14, 2020 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • OCTOBER 13, 2020 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • FEBRUARY 9, 2021 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • APRIL 13, 2021 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • JULY 13, 2021 (VIRTUAL MEETING)
  • OCTOBER 12, 2021 (VIRTUAL MEETING)

These meetings are held from 10-12 p.m. on the above dates.

 

Join us!

To access the Advisory Council Meeting Room you will need the Zoom URL below and make sure you follow the steps below.

Zoom URL:  

Phone access: (929) 205-6099; Meeting ID: 883 130 884

Link for Zoom Meeting Room Access Instructions

Full Member List

Dr. Valerie Bridges – Superintendent, Edgecombe County Schools

Dr. Renee Collins – Assistant Superintendent Curriculum Instruction, Rutherford County Schools

Katie Cornetto – Partner, Schwartz and Shaw, P.L.L.C. Education Law Firm

Dr. Frank Creech – Chief Academic Officer, Greene County Schools

Dr. John Eldridge – Head of School, Chatham Charter School

Karen Hamilton – Assistant Superintendent for EC, Wake County Schools

Dr. Florence Martin – Program Director, UNC-Charlotte- Dept of Educational Leadership

Dr. LaVonne McClain – Testing and Accountability Coordinator, Halifax County Schools

Dr. Greg McKnight – Sr. Technical Trainer & Educator Support SpecialistSAS EVAAS

Louis McIntyre – Title III Project Director, Rockingham Community College

Nicole Piggott-Director of Secondary Education, Lexington City Schools

Natarshia Sharpe-Dean of Students, Crossroads Flex High School, Wake County Public Schools

Becky Taylor-Retired, Former State Board of Education member

Craig Tucker – Manager & Founder, ImplementEd

Dr.  Stacey Wilson-Norman – Chief Academic Officer, Cumberland County Schools