DLC Learning & Professional Development Opportunities

NC DLC

The NC Department of Public Instruction is offering f
ree self-paced modules, self-paced mini-modules, and facilitated courses. 
Courses are available at no cost to North Carolina educators and will be facilitated by DPI professionals. The courses are completed entirely online. Each session will start and end on specific scheduled dates. Participants are expected to meet all weekly deadlines in order to receive CEUs.

Additionally, NCCAT
offers online courses that are freely available  to all to all North Carolina licensed educators at no additional cost to you or your district. NCCAT Online Courses are short, self-paced modules where participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours. 

Learn more at NCDPI Online Courses.


Course Alignment with Teacher and Administrator Professional Standards (link)

I. NCDPI Professional Development Self-Paced and Instructor Led

These offerings are available through Home Base.  Listings that are approved for Digital Learning with have DL under Type.  Below you will find those listings.

To register: Log in to the NCEES system using your usual PowerSchool log in or the alternate log inClick the Professional Development tab. You can then search for a course by title or list all courses. Select the course you wish to register for, and on the course screen, click on the available section. Then click register. Additional directions are available in video format.

Self Paced:

  • Assessing Digital Tools 1.0 CEU
  • Copyright in the K-12 Classroom 1.0 CEU
  • Digital Literacies 1:  Reading, Writing, and Research 1.2 CEUs
  • Digital Literacies 2:  Visual Information Literacy 1.0 CEU
  • Flipped Classrooms:  Action Research from the GTN Project 0.5 CEU
  • Responsibilities of the 21st-Century Educator 1.0 CEU

Instructor Led:

  • Digital Literacies 1:  Reading, Writing, and Research 1.5 CEUs (not currently scheduled)
  • Effective digital strategies for teaching and learning in the K-12 classroom (MOOClet) 2.0 CEUs (not currently scheduled)
  • Responsibilities of the 21st-Century Educator 1.0 CEU (not currently scheduled)

II.  NCCAT Online Self Paced Professional Development

These offerings are freely available to all North Carolina licensed educators at no cost.  Below you find those listings.

  • Online Discussion Tools for the Classroom 1.0 CEU
  • Redefining Learning through Technology: An Intro to SAMR 0.5 CEU
  • Getting Organized Online 0.5 CEU
  • The Role of Questioning in the Classroom 1.0 CEU
  • Creative Commons, Fair Use, and Copyright for Teachers 1.0 CEU
  • Purposeful TEchnology Integration Using the TPACK Framework 1.0 CEU
  • Pre-PBL: What Any Teacher Thinking of Project-Based Learning Needs to Know 1.0 CEU
  • NCCAT Canvas Challenge:  Novice User 1.0 CEU
  • NCCAT Canvas Challenge: Intermediate User 1.0 CEU
  • NCCAT Canvas Challenge:  Advanced User 1.0 CEU


***Please note that these courses have completion requirements and may be offered as self-paced, facilitated or as a MOOC.