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1 PACE Academy New year. New staff. New school.

2 Agenda Welcome & Brief Intro Welcome & Brief Intro Team Building Exercise Team Building Exercise – Afterwards, you’ll write each other's bios for website NCSCOS & Lesson Plans NCSCOS & Lesson Plans – Syllabi, Lesson Planning

3 Why PACE? Traditional public school districts Traditional public school districts –Very good for highly advanced students –Very good for high needs students Essential Questions: Essential Questions: –What happens to the students in the middle? –Is it possible to create an environment where students can experience success? –Can we teach the way students learn?

4 The day PACE was born… Winter 2002 Winter 2002 –Begin to compose massive North Carolina charter application –Establish nonprofit Partnership Achieving Community Education, Inc. Partnership Achieving Community Education, Inc. Board of Directors Board of Directors Feb 2003: Submit Application to State Feb 2003: Submit Application to State –Office of Charter Schools –1 st Round – Application Review –2 nd Round – Interview

5 And then… : Preliminary Planning Year : Preliminary Planning Year –July 2004: We’re Official! –Finding a building… Hiring staff Hiring staff Marketing Marketing –Doors open in September 2004! –Occupational & Career Prep* NCSCOS : SBE approves Future Ready Core Course of Study & Occupational as only diploma options : SBE approves Future Ready Core Course of Study & Occupational as only diploma options.

6 Staff at PACE – Who’s Who 2004: Rhonda, Jane, Christine, Bret, Jerrie, Ellie & Joan 2004: Rhonda, Jane, Christine, Bret, Jerrie, Ellie & Joan 2005: Jason 2005: Jason 2006: Dejah & Jon 2006: Dejah & Jon 2007: Bill 2007: Bill 2008: Lara & Sheri 2008: Lara & Sheri 2009: Lavernia 2009: Lavernia 2010: Jamie, Chris, Charryse, Caleb, Zach & Emily 2010: Jamie, Chris, Charryse, Caleb, Zach & Emily

7 News & Changes New Building New Building New Students New Students New Staff New Staff Same Mission… Same Mission…

8 PACE Academy The mission of PACE Academy is to support the academic growth, emotional development, and professional readiness of all students. The mission of PACE Academy is to support the academic growth, emotional development, and professional readiness of all students.

9 Who’s Who Rhonda: Principal Rhonda: Principal Jane: Exceptional Children Jane: Exceptional Children Bret: Student Affairs Bret: Student Affairs Jason: PRC 29, Athletic Director, Earth Science, HPE Jason: PRC 29, Athletic Director, Earth Science, HPE Jamie: Transition, OT Jamie: Transition, OT Joan: Business Manager Joan: Business Manager

10 Who’s Who Ellie:Teacher Asst. & Testing Ellie:Teacher Asst. & Testing Dejah:Biology & Physical Sci. Dejah:Biology & Physical Sci. Jon:Alg. 1, Alg. 2, & Music Jon:Alg. 1, Alg. 2, & Music Bill:US History & Civics Bill:US History & Civics Lara:English III & IV Lara:English III & IV Sheri:Teacher Asst. Sheri:Teacher Asst. Lavernia:Teacher Asst. Lavernia:Teacher Asst.

11 New Faces Chris:Computers & Business Chris:Computers & Business Charryse:English I & II Charryse:English I & II Caleb:Occupational Course of Study Caleb:Occupational Course of Study Zach:Pre-Alg, Geometry, & Spanish Zach:Pre-Alg, Geometry, & Spanish Emily:Cosmetology Emily:Cosmetology

12 Your mission Too often, as teachers, you become isolated in your room & have little interaction with colleagues… Too often, as teachers, you become isolated in your room & have little interaction with colleagues… Welcome to PACE, where everything is a little bit different. Welcome to PACE, where everything is a little bit different. You will not be playing a get to know you game. But, by the end of this exercise, you will (hopefully) know each other well enough to write a bio (for the other person). You will not be playing a get to know you game. But, by the end of this exercise, you will (hopefully) know each other well enough to write a bio (for the other person).

13 It is now time for… TREADMILL 101


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