August 21 is the first of four district-wide professional development days during the 2014-15 school year. All certified staff are required to attend the professional development on August 21. Please use this site to determine your professional development site on August 21.

Watch this video for information on how to register for your session in PowerSchool. Registration must be completed by August 21!

Welcome Back NCCS Family,

You may have already heard that all NCCS staff will be participating in mandatory district-wide professional development on Thursday, August 21 from 8:30 - 11:30. All sessions will begin promptly at 8:30. Please click the link below to learn more about the session you will attend, the location, the facilitator(s), and the topic(s).
We are aware that TAs who are bus drivers will need to leave their designated sites early for the bus driver meeting in the NCMS Cafeteria with Dr. Gabriel.
If you have questions, please contact the facilitator listed on the wikispace or your principal.

Where do I go on August 21?

Stakeholder Group(s)...........





Kindergarten Teachers and TAs

North Newton Faculty Lounge

Courson, C. Styers, J. Surratte


Kindergarten Resources

First Grade Teachers, TA's, & Pat Styles, Kim Noles

North Newton Faculty Lounge

Cadwalder, Glover, Mrazek


First Grade PD

Second Grade Teachers

North Newton

Bowman, Jarvis, Mullins, Sigmon


Third Grade Teachers & Marion McClure, Kecia Hopper, Sean Fitzgerald

North Newton

Arndt, Buff, Davis


Fourth Grade Teachers & Mary Ella Sharpe


Childress, Tharpe, Wilfong


Fifth Grade Teachers & Rich Painchaud, Rachel McRee, Aaron Greaser


Abernethy, Lockwood, Wilfong


Middle School Teachers, TAs, and Media Specialist

NCMS Media Center


UbD Deep Dive Into Stage I

High School Teachers/Middle School CTE, High School Media Specialist

NCHS Media Center

Frye, Cannon, McCrary

Creating Formative Assessments and Benchmarks in Schoolnet

High School CTE Teachers

NCHS Room 311


Elements Data Tracking and Elements

Exceptional Children Teachers, TAs, and Related Service Providers

Conover School


Back to School Focus! (compliance expectations, writing aligned IEP goals, using data, and keeping service logs)


North Newton, Jamesia Brown's Room


Expectations for the school year


C/o Conference Room

Mary Moren

504 Training

Pre-School Teachers and TAs

(from Conover School and Thornton Building)

Sweetwater Early Childhood Development Center

Gail Henson, et al

Snacks, Safety, CPR, and First Aid Training

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