North Carolina Digital Learning Initiative

North Carolina Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning (NCLPDL)
The Leadership in Personalized and Digital Learning program will prepare principals to plan and implement personalized learning in their schools. The program includes a five-session course with online and face-to-face components that will enable principals to experience personalized and digital learning as learners. Learning will occur in a cohort with other principals and will be facilitated by The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at North Carolina State University.

Key questions that will be addressed include: What is personalized and digital learning? What are the goals of a personalized learning transition in my school? How do I establish a culture for personalized learning in my school? What supports do teachers need to transition to personalized learning? What systems need to be in place for a successful personalized learning transition? How do I plan for sustainability of the personalized learning initiatives? These questions and more will be explored through online resources, on- and offline activities, online and face-to-face discussions, group activities, presentations, multimedia explorations, and hands-on experience with technology tools used in personalizing learning.

North Carolina Digital Leaders Coaching Network (NCDLCN)
The Digital Leaders Coaching Network is a program that provides North Carolina instructional technologists, instructional coaches, mentor teachers, and media coordinators with ongoing and job-embedded professional learning opportunities to build capacity in both digital and personalized learning. This program is a unique opportunity to bring together educators from across the state for a year-long, blended learning experience that will help them grow as an educator and coach and assist them in building a strong professional learning network. Participants will acquire strategies and knowledge related to best practices in leadership, coaching and supporting educators, students, and administrators in their schools.

North Carolina District Teams for Digital Learning (NCDTDL)
The District Teams for Digital Learning cohorts will have the opportunity to participate in district-based and collaborative activities focused on Leadership in Digital Teaching and Learning. In order to best serve the field and prioritize learning outcomes for participants, as part of the application staff included district readiness items to assist in identifying focus areas for the participating cohorts. In addition to the readiness items, staff also will review district's Digital Learning and Media Inventory (DLMI) and Teacher Working Conditions (TWC) survey data to inform the selection process.

Duration 1 Year

Current Courses

LPDL 2017-2018
LBDL 2016-2017