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2017 Issues

March 28, 2017
  • PENC Annual Conference is Back Open - Register Now!
  • Winter 2017 Edition of The Voice
  • Upcoming Workshops 
  • Young Artists Competition
  • It's Tax Season!
  • Updates from DPI
January 27, 2017
  • Winter 2017 Edition of The Voice
  • PENC Annual Conference - Register Now for Early Bird Rates!
  • Upcoming Workshops 
  • Take Advantage of Your Benefits from AMBA
  • North Carolina Teacher Voice Network - Accepting Applications
  • It's Almost Tax Time!
  • Exciting Opportunities

2016 Issues

December 13, 2016
  • 2017 PENC Legislative Survey
  • PENC Annual Conference - Register Now for Early Bird Rates!
  • Deadlines Approaching for PENC Scholarships & Grants
  • Updates from DPI
  • Discounts & Deals
  • Exciting Opportunities 
October 21, 2016
  • Hurricane Matthew Disaster Relief Grants
  • Renew Today to Win a Classroom Makeover!
  • Early Voting Began October 20th
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • ESSA and State Health Plan Sessions Rescheduled
  • Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Network Survey
  • Beginning Teacher Leadership Network
  • Exciting Opportunities 
September 28, 2016
  • Renew Today to Win a Classroom Makeover!
  • Fall 2016 Voice - Special Election Edition
  • PENC Partners with AMBA to Provide Additional Benefits
  • Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Network Survey
  • Education Matters Premiers October 2nd
  • Beginning Teacher Leadership Network
  • Exciting Opportunities
September 12, 2016
  • Deepest Sympathies from PENC
  • Renew Today to Win a Classroom Makeover!
  • Fall 2016 Voice - Special Election Edition
  • Participate in the #teamPENC #WhyITeach Campaign
  • Exciting Opportunities
August 3, 2016
  • Renew Today to Win a Classroom Makeover!
  • Spring/Summer 2016 Voice
  • Salaries, Bonuses, Class Sizes and More
  • Summer Discounts and Deals from PENC Partners
  • Nominate an Effective Teacher for ECET2
  • Summer Learning Fun
June 13, 2016
  • The Voice Spring/Summer 2016 Edition
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Deadlines Approaching!
  • Summer Learning Fun
  • Summer Discounts and Deals from PENC Partners
  • FREE Anti-Bullying eCourses for Educators and Parents
March 14, 2016
  • Update on Academic Standards Review and Revisions
  • Winter 2016 Voice
  • Upcoming PENC Workshops
  • PENC Anuual Meeting
  • Call for PENC Region 4 & 6 Representatives
  • Young Artists Competition
  • NC Teacher Virtual Career Fair
  • FREE Anti-Bullying e-Courses for Educators and Parents
  • Exciting Opportunities
February 22, 2016
  • State Board of Education Updates
  • Winter 2016 Voice
  • State Health Plan Delays Action on Premium Increases
  • Upcoming PENC Workshops
  • Hope Street Group North Carolina Teacher Voice Network
  • Call for PENC Region 4 & 6 Representatives
  • Young Artists Competition
  • PENC Annual Meeting
  • Exciting Opportunities
February 4, 2016
  • Urgent Notice RE: State Health Plan Benefit Changes
  • Winter 2016 Voice
  • Upcoming PENC Workshops
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Deadlines Approaching
  • Call for PENC Region 4 & 6 Representatives
  • Young Artists Competition
  • PROPS!
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School!
January 22, 2016
  • Winter 2016 Voice
  • Upcoming PENC Workshops
  • Scholarships and Grants - Deadlines Approaching
  • Dr. June Atkinson's 2016 Predictions for Education in NC
  • Young Artists Competition
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School
  • PROPS!
  • Exciting Opportunities

2015 Issues

December 18, 2015
  • $750 Bonus
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School!
  • Member Spotlight
  • Visit the Biltmore Estate
  • Exciting Opportunities
October 30, 2015
  • 2015 Legislative Summary
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School!
  • Visit the Biltmore Estate
  • Exciting Opportunities
October 5, 2015
  • Fall 2015 Edition of The Voice
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School!
  • Teacher Opinion Survey from NC Teacher Voice Network
  • News from DPI
  • NC State Health Plan and Retirement System Information
  • Fall at the Biltmore Estate
  • Exciting Opportunities
August 27, 2015
  • Take Action Now - Salary Increase at Risk
  • PENC Wants to Visit Your School!
  • NCCAT Subs on Us Grant
  • Member News
  • Teacher Appreciation
June 26, 2015
  • Deadlines Approaching!
  • Spring/Summer Edition of The Voice
  • Summer Discounts and Deals
  • New Offerings Coming Soon!
  • Member News
  • Exciting Opportunities
May 15, 2015
  • New Teacher Grants - Accepting Applications
  • New Offerings Coming Soon!
  • Local School Calendar Authority
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Information From DPI
April 1, 2015
  • Teacher Voice Network
  • Local School Calendar Authority
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Annual Meeting
March 6, 2015
  • Are You an Effective Educator?
  • 2015 Winter Edition of The Voice
  • NC Public School News
  • Local School Calendar Authority
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Annual Meeting
February 13, 2015
  • 2015 Winter Edition of The Voice
  • PENC's 2015-2017 Legislative Priorities
  • BEST NC
  • Let Your Voice be Heard
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • PENC Member News
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Annual Meeting
January 27, 2015
  • PENC's 2015-2017 Legislative Priorities
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Deadlines Approaching!
  • Let Your Voice Be Heard
  • Upcoming Workshops
  • State Board of Education News
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Annual Meeting

2014 Issues

December 26, 2014
  • Holiday Office Closure
  • Let Your Voice Be Heard!
  • Opportunity Culture
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications!
  • Exciting Opportunities
November 14, 2014
  • Legislative News
  • November Member Challenge
  • Academic Standards Review
  • Retirement Information
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications!
  • Events and Workshops
  • Exciting Opportunities
October 15, 2014
  • The Voice Fall 2014
  • October Member Challenge
  • Legislative Updates
  • Standard 6 and the Analysis of Student Work Process
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications!
  • Events and Workshops
  • Exciting Opportunities
September 26, 2014
  • Second Renewal Notice
  • Former NC Governor Jim Hunt on "Real Respect for Teachers"
  • Legislative Updates
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications!
  • Events and Workshops
  • Exciting Opportunities
September 5, 2014
  • Welcome Back to School!
  • Graduation Rates, School Growth & Performance on the Rise
  • PENC Scholarships and Grants - Accepting Applications!
  • Events and Workshops
  • Exciting Opportunities
  • Read to Achieve News
August 11, 2014
  • It's Time To Renew
  • FAQs Regarding the Budget and Salary Schedule
  • News from State Board of Education
  • Creative Classroom Contest
  • Exciting Opportunities
July 3, 2014
  • It's Time To Renew
  • The Voice, Summer 2014
  • Young Artists Competition-Approaching Deadline
  • Creative Classroom Contest
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Retirement Information
April 4, 2014
  • News from the State Board of Education
  • The North Carolina Science Summit
  • News from LEARN NC
  • Educator Opportunities
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
March 14, 2014
  • Scholarship Deadline Extended!
  • Maria Topliff Named 2014 NCVPS Teacher of the Year
  • News from the State Board of Education
  • Spring Tuition Awards Available for Special Education Teachers
  • The 25%: Tenure and Four Year Contracts FAQ
  • News from LEARN NC
February 21, 2014
  • Board Members Speak at Legislative Committee
  • Scholarship Deadline Extended!
  • 2012-13 NC School Report Cards Released
  • Spring Tuition Awards Available for Special Ed Teachers
  • The 25%: Tenure and Four Year Contracts FAQ
  • News from LEARN NC
  • News from IEI
January 10, 2014
  • 2013-14 New Teacher Grant Winners
  • The 25%: Tenure and Four Year Contracts FAQ
  • National Board Certification News
  • News from LEARN NC
  • News from IEI
  • SYNERGY 2014
  • Grants and Funding Opportunities
  • Career Opportunities
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Cen

2013 Issues

December 20, 2013
  • Happy Holidays from PENC!
  • Public Hearing Scheduled to Receive Comments on the Model Teacher Contract
  • PENC Legislative News
  • News from DPI
  • National Board Certification News
  • News from LEARN NC
  • News from IEI
  • SYNERGY 2014
  • Grants and Funding Opportuniti
December 6, 2013
  • New Teacher Grant Deadline is Next Friday!
  • November Challenge Member Recognition
  • PENC Seeks Submissions for Winter Voice
  • The Holiday Season and My Classroom
  • National Board Certification News
  • News from LEARN NC
  • News from IEI
  • Career Opportunities
November 26, 2013
  • Happy Thanksgiving
  • Holloway Floats Funding for Pay Steps
  • Education Forum
  • October Challenge Member Recognition
  • National Board News
  • News from IEI
  • Career Opportunities
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • Christmas Candlelight Tickets at Biltmore
November 8, 2013
  • House Appropriations Co-Chairman Holloway Floats Funding for Pay Steps
  • McCrory Convenes Teacher Advisory Committee
  • PENC Expresses Deep Disappointment to Lawmakers About Impact of Decisions
  • Member Recognition
  • News from the State Board of Education
October 25, 2013
  • Fall 2013 Voice
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • National Board Certification Process Changes
  • News from the State Board of Education
  • NC Retirement Systems News
  • News from the State Health Plan
  • News from IEI
  • News from NC CAP
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill C
October 11, 2013
  • Fall 2013 Voice
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • National Board Certification
  • News from the State Board of Education
  • NC Retirement Systems News
  • News from the State Health Plan
  • PENC Seeks Executive Director
  • News from IEI
  • News from NC CAP
  • News from LEARN NC
September 6, 2013
  • Scholarships and Grants
  • Progress Being Made in Favor of Educators Currently Enrolled in Advanced Degree Programs
  • News from State Health Plan
  • PENC Seeks Executive Director
  • Our State Magazine’s Creative Classroom Contest
  • IEI Innovation Prize
August 9, 2013
  • News from the State Board of Education
  • News from the State Health Plan
  • PENC Continues to Address Budget
  • New Teacher Orientations
  • News from LEARN NC
  • Clayton Middle School Now Hiring
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • Continued Coverage from AIL
August 2, 2013
  • PENC Responds to Budget Bill
  • New Teacher Orientations
  • News from LEARN NC
  • Clayton Middle School Now Hiring
  • Exploris Middle School Now Hiring
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • Celebrate With Biltmore
July 19, 2013
  • Time to Renew!
  • New Teacher Orientations
  • We Need Your Feedback on the Common Core State Standards
  • State Board of Education News
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • Celebrate With Biltmore All Summer Long!
  • Exploris Middle School Now Hiring
June 28, 2013
  • Time to Renew!
  • We Need Your Feedback on the Common Core State Standards
  • News from DPI
  • Celebrate With Biltmore All Summer Long!
  • NC Charter Schools Greensboro Area Job Fair
  • Biogen Idec Seeks Community Lab Coordinator with Teaching Experience
May 31, 2013
  • Renewal Time is Here
  • 2013 Young Artists Competition - Deadline Approaching!
  • News from DPI
  • State Health Plan News
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • Celebrate With Biltmore All Summer Long!
  • NC Charter Schools Charlotte Area Job Fair
May 3, 2013
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • State Board of Education News
  • State Health Plan News
  • Scholastic Warehouse Book Sales
  • Attention EC Teachers: Prof. Development Opportunities
  • Meredith Mathematics and Science Institutes
  • 2013 Young Artists
April 5, 2013
  • PENC Membership Dues Increase
  • PENC Annual Meeting
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • State Board of Education News
  • State Health Plan News
  • Attention EC Teachers: Professional Development Opportunities
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
March 28, 2013
  • PENC Annual Meeting
  • Continued Coverage from American Income Life
  • News from DPI
  • State Board of Education News
  • Attention EC Teachers: Professional Development Opportunities
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
  • Meredith Mathematics and Science Institutes
March 15, 2013
  • PENC Needs Your Help!
  • PENC Annual Meeting
  • Have You Introduced Yourself to Your Legislators?
  • State Board of Education News
  • State Health Plan News
  • Attention EC Teachers: Professional Development
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
  • 2013 Young Artists
March 8, 2013
  • PENC Needs Your Help!
  • PENC Annual Meeting
  • Have You Introduced Yourself to Your Legislators?
  • State Board of Education News
  • State Health Plan News
  • Attention EC Teachers: Professional Development
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
  • 2013 Young Artists
February 22, 2013
  • 2013 Winter Voice
  • PENC’s NEW Advocacy Tool: Coming Soon!
  • PENC 2013 Legislative Agenda
  • Are You an Effective Educator?
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • Grant Opportunity: Arts-In-Education
  • SYNERGY 2013
February 15, 2013
  • PENC 2013 Legislative Agenda
  • Are You an Effective Educator?
  • National Board ePortfolio
  • Read to Achieve Program
  • NC Educator Expense Deduction
  • News from DPI
  • State Health Plan News
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • Save the Date: SYNERGY 2013
January 18, 2013
  • News from DPI
  • Annual Statewide Charter Schools Fair
  • News from LEARN NC
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • 2013-14 Kenan Fellowships
  • Grant Opportunity: Arts-In-Education
  • Save the Date: SYNERGY 2013
  • Grant Opportunity from the Burroughs Wellcome F
January 4, 2013
  • Legislative Agenda Survey Reminder
  • 2012-13 New Teacher Grant Winners
  • Scholarships and Grants - Deadline is next Friday!
  • News from LEARN NC
  • CEU Opportunities from the Hill Center
  • 2013-14 Kenan Fellowships
  • Save the Date: SYNERGY 2013
  • Grant Opportunit