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3/28/19

E-learning Advisor of the Year – Our search for this year’s E-Learning Advisor of the Year is underway!

NCVPS teachers and staff members have nominated educators at the school or district level who have a positive impact on their NCVPS students. In the past, nominations have included individuals working in various roles such as the e-learning advisor, lab facilitator, EC coordinator, data manager, principal, and even the district e-learning coordinator.

We are proud to announce the following names of educators who were nominated this year:

Nartarshia Sharp – Crossroads Flex- Wake County
Marva Pittman – Peak Charter – Wake County
Erin Schneider – Orange High School – Orange County
Peggy Younce – Jimmy C. Draughn High School – Burke County

A big THANK YOU to all the wonderful ELAs who have partnered with to help make their students successful! We couldn’t do this without you!

3/21/19

Registration Opens – NCVPS  registration for the 2019-2020 academic year will open on Monday, March 25. This includes Summer 2019, Fall Block 2019, Yearlong 2019-2020, and Spring Block 2020, and the early start enrollments for both fall and spring.

All enrollments will be counted in your new allotment totals for the 2019-2020 school year, which you will see when you log in to the registration system on Monday. Enrollment projections were also emailed earlier this week to district and charter school leaders.We have all the details below, including new registration videos, in the “Enrollment Details for 2019-2020” section.

3/13/19

Enrollment Options After Feb. 14 – We will still have three enrollment options for schools:

  • OCS: Schools can continue to enroll in their existing OCS sections throughout the semester.
  • 1/2 Credit Health and 1/2 Credit PE Courses: Registration for our 2nd 9-week health courses will remain open until April 12, 2019.
  • Transfer Students:  After Feb. 14, we will begin accepting transfers requests. Transfer students must already be enrolled in a traditional course at the school with an instructor AND have a grade to transfer in with. Open a help desk ticket to start the transfer process.

2/28/19

College Readiness Services – Our Peer Tutoring Center has a great new program! Have your NCVPS students check out the College Readiness Services which is housed in our Peer Tutoring Center course and is available to all NCVPS students. The service includes resources for Study Tips, Standardized Testing, Class Help, Extracurricular Activities, and the NCVPS Cafe. It also houses an interactive discussion forum for students to ask questions about topics like Applying for College, Preparing for Exams, Scholarships, Internship Opportunities, and Extracurricular Activities.

NCVPS Career Cafe – As the NCVPS Cafe model has grown, we are now hosting a Career Cafe lecture series to include presentations about career paths and jobs by those working in the field. At NCVPS, we feel that is never too early to start thinking about your future. Through the NCVPS Career Cafe, we are now providing a platform for our students to gain insight and exposure to potential career paths while still in middle or high school.

Sessions focus on a large variety of careers and jobs, but all sessions will cover the following information:

  • Prerequisites & Education: Degrees, Certificates, Trainings, Professional Experience & Resumes
  • Getting the Job: Job Search, Interview Process, Internships, Apprenticeships, Climbing the Ladder
  • Daily Responsibilities (Micro): Job duties, Location, Market Environment
  • Industry Environment (Macro): Industry Trends, Competition

Join us in the Career Cafe to start thinking about your future after high school!

2/21/19

Did you know that all of your NCVPS students have access to some amazing peer tutors? That’s right! Have students click the Peer Tutoring link on their course home page.

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Students will watch a short tutorial video, and then they can follow the link to Upswing, the platform we use to host peer tutoring. Students log in to Upswing with the same username and password that they use to access the course.

2/14/19

Sarah Johnson, 2019 TOY

NCVPS Career Cafe

State Superintendent Mark Johnson and North Carolina Community College System President Peter Hans have proclaimed February “Career Pathways Month” in North Carolina. The proclamation acknowledges the many great career paths that are available to North Carolina’s public school students.

Our CTE, AP, math, civics, and arts courses can help schools expand the number of pathways they offer to their students.

Next week, we will release a matrix that shows specifically how our courses can fulfill, enhance, and compliment both career clusters and career pathways. Stay tuned for that!

Additionally, join us in our online Career Cafe sessions. The next one is scheduled for Wednesday, February 20 from 8-9pm. The session is titled “Ecotourism on the Outer Banks.” It’s open to everyone! See our NCVPS Cafe page for access details.