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2019 Spring Conference Materials - April 14-17, 2019


Monday, April 15

State of the State - Updates, Organizational Structure, Task Force Work, and PEPSC Work -

Dr. Pitre-Martin, Deputy Superintendent of District Support, NCDPI

Policy Updates and NC DPI System of Support -

Dr. Thomas Tomberlin, Director, Education Recruitment & Support, NCDPI

Licensure System Updates -

Susan Ruiz, Section Chief, Licensure, NCDPI

Residency License and Education Preparation Programs (EPPs) -

Dr. Andrew Sioberg, Director of Education Preparation, NCDPI

BEST NC - Recruiting Certified Employees -

Leah Sutton, Director of Policy and Advocacy, BEST NC

Legislative Update -

Katherine Joyce, Executive Director, NC Association of School Administrators

NCWorks - Recruiting Classified Employees -

Lois Smith, Center Manager, NCWorks, New Hanover County Center

Tuesday, April 16
NC State Health Plan - What's New in 2020 -

Joy Roberson

Discrimination, Harassment, and Bullying in Today's Environment -

Lindsay Smith, Attorney, Tharrington Smith, LLC

Public Records Law and Social Media -

Bob Joyce, Professor, UNC School of Government

Financial Update -

Alexis Schauss, Chief School Business Officer, NCDPI

School Business Modernization -

Dr. Michael Spano, Director, NCDPI

I-9 Compliance -

Gordon Middleton, VP of Compliance, Equifax

Pre-K Background Checks -

Alexandra Gruber, Assistant Attorney General, NC Dept. of Justice

Wednesday, April 17
Investigating Employee Misconduct, Disciplinary Suspensions -

Richard Schwartz, Attorney, Schwartz and Shaw

Dismissing At-Will Employees, Progressive Discipline -

Richard Schwartz, Attorney, Schwartz and Shaw


PANC Finance Report

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