Welcome to BCS Professional Development!
It is my pleasure to welcome you to the Brunswick County Schools’ Professional Development page. If you are a new or experienced teacher interested in teaching in Brunswick County, come grow with us! If you are a Beginning Teacher in Brunswick County, continue to grow with us! If you are a veteran teacher in Brunswick County Schools, continue to grow as a highly effective teacher as you mentor and support our new teachers and your colleagues. Our Professional Development Team proudly offers professional growth opportunities for all levels of teachers and for all staff to support academic outcomes for every child.
Brunswick County Schools’ Vision is to have “a community of well-educated, employable, and socially responsible citizens.” Our Mission is “to produce college and career ready high school graduates.” With our focus on growing students from crayons to college and career readiness, we take pride in supporting and growing our faculty and staff. It takes a village to raise a child, and every child in Brunswick County Schools matters!
In our Here We Grow! 2019-2024 Strategic Plan, Goal 3 states that “Every student, every day has excellent educators.” The Professional Development Team will continue to implement qualitative data driven teacher and staff training to ensure we are meeting the needs of the students in Brunswick County. And, we will continue to grow as educators by cultivating leadership skills based on professional development for Teacher Leaders, Aspiring Administrators, Assistant Principals and Directors. George Couros says, “If you want to be a master teacher, you have to be a master learner.” Our team is here to support you in your professional growth journey as you work to provide personalized learning for the students in Brunswick County.
If you need support or have questions, please contact us! Here we grow!
“The most important attitude that can be found is the desire to go on learning”
Professional Development Calendar
September 25, 2019
October 15, 2019
October 16, 2019
October 21, 2019
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM District PD Day
October 22, 2019
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Reading Research to Classroom Practice Session 3/5
November 18, 2019
November 19, 2019
December 11, 2019
December 12, 2019
*Literacy Requirements for CEUs:
Literacy: shall include evidence-based assessment, diagnosis, and intervention strategies for students not demonstrating reading proficiency. Oral language, phonemic and phonological awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension shall be addressed in literacy-related activities leading to license renewal for elementary and middle school teachers.
**Digital Learning Competencies
Must be related to using digital literacy to enhance instruction. Guidelines for administrator and teacher digital learning competencies can be located at http://www.dpi.state.nc.us/dtl/digitallearningnc/competencies/