The DEEL Reel – Sharing ALL The Things — Part One

In the world of Covid-19 teaching, parents/caregivers and teachers are crafting a new kind of relationship. Although teachers still bear the responsibility for developing content and instruction, parents/caregivers' role in supporting students has shifted; parent-educators are now serving a instructors, coaches and behavior management specialists! Many teachers may be grappling with this question: What do... Continue Reading →

The DEEL Reel – Is it Worth the Risk?

How do you move forward when you’re stuck? How do you find options when you don’t know what your next step should be? We often find ourselves faced with uncertainty - especially now while the world is facing such a dynamic health crisis. As educators, learning to support our students and colleagues in new territory... Continue Reading →

Lights, Camera, Action!

Pitt County Schools is excited to announce the creation and release of a new TV series focused on providing instruction to K-2 students across the region.  Eastern Carolina Education Connection will air daily from 12-12:30 on our local CW affiliate, channel 9.2 here in Greenville.  Each episode will feature a daily lesson including a read-aloud,... Continue Reading →

The DEEL Reel — Getting To Know You

In our current reality of COVID-19 teaching, educators are in the process of getting to know their new co-teachers, Parent (and sibling and grandparent and babysitter....) Educators. This DEEL Reel discusses how educators can leverage technology to collect and organize information about their co-teachers in order to streamline the communication process. Educators will learn how... Continue Reading →

The DEEL Reel — Meet Your New Co-Teacher!

"This is not home schooling. And it’s not online schooling. Teaching and learning in a time of Covid-19 is what we’re doing, and we’re figuring it out day by day."Opinion: This Is Not Home Schooling, Distance Learning or Online Schooling.Maureen Downey - Atlanta Journal Constitution As we teach and learn in a time of Covid-19,... Continue Reading →

The DEEL Reel – The Burner List

Welcome to the Pitt County Schools DEEL Reel🎥. Today’s topic targets “strategies to manage time while teaching online and specifically the Burner List strategy. The Burner List comes from the book Make Time and was briefly featured on the Today Show on September 15, 2017. It is a strategy used by some members of the... Continue Reading →

A New Home for Professional Learning in PCS!

Pitt County Schools is excited to announce the opening of the new Kathy Taft Center for Excellence and Leadership in Education, located at 2010 Allen Rd in Greenville!  This world-class training facility will serve as the permanent home for professional learning for educators in Pitt County Schools. Featuring four training rooms, two huddle spaces, and... Continue Reading →

The Growth Teacher Program

Growth Teacher Overview Video There are students in every school across the nation who yearn for a highly-effective teacher who will inspire them every day. One of the goals of the R3 Framework in Pitt County Schools is to increase the number of highly effective teachers in our district through targeted mentorships in the Growth... Continue Reading →

New Evaluation Case Study Report Available

A new evaluation case study report regarding the R3 initiative is available at our website.  Specifically focused on Facilitating Teachers, this detailed case study examines the work of two FTs and their respective Community of Practice, one at the secondary level and one at the elementary level. For a full copy of the evaluation brief,... Continue Reading →

New Quarterly Evaluation Report

A new quarterly evaluation report regarding the R3 initiative is available at our website.  This report revisits the topic of levels of knowledge and awareness among PCS teachers of the advanced teaching roles.  Overall, the data indicates that we are continuing to make progress toward increasing overall knowledge of the program among PCS teachers, though... Continue Reading →

R3 Program Evaluation Reports Available

Three new program evaluation reports are now available on the Success for Every Child website.  For those interested in learning more about the impacts of the R3 programs in Pitt County Schools, these reports provide invaluable data.  All reports are accessible through the "Publications" drop-down at the top of the page. The Year 1 Annual... Continue Reading →

Sharing the Message

When good things are happening, others notice. In the past three months the work of Pitt County Schools has been recognized by multiple organizations around the country, and I wanted to take a few minutes to share those links with you.  These are all located on our DEEL In the News! page (accessible by clicking... Continue Reading →

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