Please join the NCDPI ELA Team, Center for Teacher Quality, and Achieve for a professional development opportunity in Charlotte on June 23 & 24. The attached invitation and agenda provide the specifics for this exciting training. Travel, lodging, and most meals are covered by Achieve.

The EQuIP (Educators Evaluating the Quality of Instructional Products) rubric is a tool designed to identify high-quality materials aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

The objectives of the training are two-fold:

- Increase the number of high quality lessons and units aligned to the CCSS

- Build the capacity of educators to evaluate and improve the quality of instructional materials for use in their classrooms and schools

Registration information can be found in the attached invitation. Please take a few minutes to review the attached documents.