North Carolina New Teacher Support
In 2017-18, the School of Education became a regional host for the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program, providing coaching and induction support for beginning teachers in five LEAs, including Orange County Schools, Person County Schools, Vance County Schools, and Warren County Schools.
Central Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance (CCRESA) Affiliate
The School is an affiliate member of the Central Carolina Regional Education Service Alliance.
Roanoke River Valley Education Consortium
The School is a university partner with the six, small, rural, and economically challenged school districts in northeastern North Carolina — Bertie County Schools, Halifax County Schools, Hertford County Schools, Northampton County Schools, Warren County Schools, and Weldon City Schools.
This collaboration is designed to:
- Increase capacity for teaching among beginning teachers (BTs) through critical friends groups and context-driven professional development;
- Increase the retention, promotion and advanced licensing of beginning teachers;
- Build a pipeline of novice teachers to Durham Public Schools; and
- Employ effective instructional and evaluation measures to support high-needs students, their teachers and schools.
Clinical Placements Partners
Clinical experiences at the School of Education are designed to provide candidates with experience in authentic school-based settings in order to help them learn the necessary knowledge, skills, and dispositions for classroom teaching, counseling, and school leadership.