A+ Schools of North Carolina provides quality professional and leadership development for A+ schools and other schools and organizations outside of the A+ network. Below is a listing of upcoming events. Please click on the appropriate link to submit your registration. If you have any questions about the events or registration process, please contact Jennifer Huggins, A+ Schools Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our online A+ Talks series returns for the 2022-23 school year with something for everyone! We’ll begin with a session on ENGAGING ENERGIZERS. Then, we will explore ARTS ACROSS THE CURRICULUM, showcasing bite-sized arts resources and strategies that can be used to engage, educate, and integrate in every PK-12 classroom. Join us for an interactive hour of fun, cross-curricular learning. A+ Talks are open to all A+ educators and administrators. A Certificate of Attendance is provided after each session upon submission of a reflection form.
All A+ Talks are from 4:30-5:30 p.m. ET.
Mark your calendar for the A+ Talks sessions below! Registration links go live the month of the session.
Thursday, Oct. 13 - Music Integration (Registration opens Sept. 28)
Wednesday, Nov. 9 - Drama Integration
Thursday, Jan. 19 - Visual Arts Integration
Wednesday, Feb. 22 - Creative Writing Integration
Tuesday, March 14 - Dance Integration
NEW A+ TEACHER TRAINING
This in-person, interactive session will provide new A+ teachers an overview of the A+ Essentials, A+ philosophy, and arts-integration strategies. Each school may send up to six teachers. This training is for A+ educators who have never attended an A+ conference or professional development. There is a limit of 100 new teachers, and registration is on a first come, first served basis. A+ Schools will provide sub reimbursement for up to six teachers from each school.
The next New A+ Teacher Training will take place Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McKimmon Center in Raleigh, simultaneously with our Statewide A+ Leadership Meeting. Registration closes at noon on Friday, Sept. 30.
STATEWIDE A+ LEADERSHIP MEETING
We are returning to in-person A+ network meetings this fall! The Statewide A+ Leadership Meeting provides an opportunity for A+ leaders to discuss important network updates, receive A+ leadership development and resources, and share best practices among our schools. Each A+ school is invited to send the principal and up to two A+ Coordinators to the A+ Leadership Meeting.
The upcoming A+ Leadership Meeting will take place Thursday, Oct. 20, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at McKimmon Center in Raleigh, simultaneously with our New A+ Teacher Training. Registration closes at noon on Friday, Sept. 30.