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(Return to the NCVPS Operations Status page.) 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…

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NCVPS Offers College Readiness Services

The NCVPS 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…

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REVISED K-12 NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR QUALITY ONLINE TEACHING AND PROGRAMS RELEASED BY QUALITY MATTERS AND THE VIRTUAL LEARNING LEADERSHIP ALLIANCE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 5, 2019 CONTACT: Cindy Hamblin, Director Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance Phone: 309-453-5703 chamblin@k12vls.com The broad-based effort to create updated, flexible standards reflecting current best practices that contribute to student success provides a new foundation to build quality online learning experiences for K-12 students. A decade after the release of the National…

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Online Professional Development for Educators

NCVPS is excited to share that we are partnering with NCDPI to take over the maintenance and support of the NCDPI Educator Effectiveness online professional development modules which are available to educators through Home Base/NCEES. These modules offer free, quality professional development on a wide variety of topics, and educators can receive CEU’s upon successful…

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K-12 National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Teaching and Programs Set To Be Revised

PRESS RELEASE: March 5, 2018 Quality Matters (QM) and the Virtual Learning Leadership Alliance (VLLA) are proud to announce a new partnership between QM and the VLLA to revise the National Standards for Quality Online Courses, Online Teaching and Online Programs, building upon the work started by The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL)….

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Finalists for NCVPS Teacher of the Year Award

We would like to congratulate the following NCVPS teachers who have been named the three finalists in the NCVPS 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year Award selection process. Lydia Richmond – Credit Recovery English 1 Coston Daugherty – Earth and Environment Science Amy Lynn Rose – OCS English 1 Join us in congratulating them! These teachers…

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Dr. Adiaha Strange Receives the Exceptional Children Educator of Excellence Award

The 67th Conference on Exceptional Children was held November 15-17 at the Koury Convention Center. The EC Educator of Excellence Awards Ceremony was held on the evening of November 16 and recipients were presented their awards by the Director of the Exceptional Children Division, Bill Hussey, Deputy State Superintendent, Dr. Maria Pitre-Martin, and State Superintendent,…

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Success 101 Earns Quality Matters Certification

  NCVPS has successfully completed the Quality Matters review process for Success 101 and has earned Quality Matters certification in this course. QM certification indicates this course has met high-quality standards through an extensive course review process. Our Forensic Science Honors course has also earned QM certification this year. Quality Matters has previously certified our Spanish…

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