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2017 NCVPS Teacher of the Year: Teryn Odom

Mrs. Teryn Odom has been named the 2017 NCVPS Teacher of the Year. Teryn teaches Spanish II and has worked in the NCVPS World Language department since 2009. Teryn will represent NCVPS at the national level in the iNACOL Blended & Online Learning Teacher of the Year selection process. Please join us in congratulating Teryn…

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English Language Learners with NCVPS

Program Overview In order to support the needs of English Language Learners (ELs) throughout the state, NCVPS is revising several core courses to include SIOP and WIDA-based supports for ELs. A subject-certified, WIDA and SIOP trained, teacher will teach EL students alongside their Native-English speaking peers.  The courses fully align with Common Core Standards for English…

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A Game Changer

Take a look at what North Carolina Virtual Public School has done to the Education Game. I was in a meeting recently when I heard a Chief Executive Officer of a major educational enterprise reference online and blended learning as a game changer. She was sharing a conversation that she had recently with an NC…

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NCVPS Enrollments by the Numbers

NCVPS enrollment for the 2015-2016 school year is going strong! Compare our numbers to last year at this time: We ended up with a record enrollment last year of 55,000+ students for summer, fall, and spring. We expect to have an even higher enrollment this year! Naturally, we would like to thank the districts and…

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NCDPI Announces Canvas as statewide LMS

You may have already heard that the Department of Public Instruction signed a contract with Instructure’s Canvas to be the host of its statewide learning management system (LMS). All districts and charter schools will be able to opt in to Canvas at a greatly discounted rate. Staff members from NCVPS and several North Carolina districts contributed…

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