A leader in providing professional development and educational services, facilitating partnerships and fostering collaborations that benefit member schools, advocating for resources for teachers and students, and continuously creating opportunities that enhance education in the North Country.
STEM in Action: High Altitude Balloon Challenge
Check out the highlights from the planning phase of the high-altitude balloon launch project involving 12 high schools students and 6 educators.
NISL Cohort III
NCES is excited to report that a third cohort of the National Institute for School Leadership's Executive Development Program will begin in October. Twenty-five participants will engage in the 24-day program. This cohort was made possible with support from local districts, Title IIA redistribution funds, and a State Agencies for Higher Education grant. The previous cohorts were made possible through support from the Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund and Jane's Trust.
North Country Middle School Film Festival
The 2015-2016 North Country Middle School Film Festival will take place on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 at the Rialto Theatre in Lancaster, NH.
Transforming STEM Education in North Country Classrooms
Educators throughout the North Country are benefiting from a $225,250 grant through the NH Department of Education's Math Science Partnership for a project called Transforming STEM Education in North Country Classrooms.
The partners in the project are NCES, White Mountain Science, Inc.(WMSI), and Plymouth State University. Educators from School Administrative Units 3, 7, 20, 23, 35, 36, 58, 68, 77 & 84 will be eligible to participate in professional development and activities aimed at transforming science, technology, engineering and mathematics instruction.
DI: A Practical Approach (K-12)
October 1, 2015, 8:00 to 3:00
Smarter Balanced Results and Reporting Training
Being planned for September or October
Summer ELA and Math Institutes
Follow-ups for the 2015-2016 school year will be announced soon.
Employment Opportunities at NCES
Educators from NCES member schools have access to over 50 professional development eBooks from ASCD. Contact NCES for the password.
Announcements from the NCES Twitter Feed
Congrats to Littleton SD for all three schools being named in NHDOE 2015 Circle of Excellence Awards http://t.co/FS7KMOY0JN
Great to see 2 NC organizations poised to receive $ to support entrepreneurial efforts http://t.co/kXQodtVJhw
QPA scheduled for Feb 9 postponed to Feb 12 due to forecasted snow.
Wed & Thurs STEM sessions for December will not take place. Participants should check their email on Wed afternoon for make-up work.
On account of the forecasted storm, there will not be NISL sessions this week, Dec 10 & 11. No decision yet on STEM evening sessions.
Making Creative Arts-Related Activities Accessible for All Learners. Free workshop in Gorham, NH, Sept 4 http://t.co/eTQzBvtuAp