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North Carolina has adopted professional standards for all educators. The State Board of Education has also adopted the Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning as the guide for designing and deploying professional learning across the state.
Standards for Professional Learning
These standards were endorsed by the NC State Board of Education in October 2011.
Standards for Learning Quick Reference Guide
Code of Ethics
Standards for NC Superintendents, Central Office Administrators and Non-Instructional Staff
Standards for NC Principals and Assistant Principals
(pdf, 3.7mb) LAST UPDATED: APRIL 21, 2017
Standards for NC School Counselors
Standards for NC School Social Workers
Standards for NC School Psychologists
Standards for NC Mentors
Standards for NC School Library Media Coordinators
Standards for NC Professional Technology Facilitators
NC Professional Teaching Standards
(pdf, 4.7mb) LAST UPDATED: APRIL 21, 2017
NC School Boards Association Standards
North Carolina School-Based Occupational Therapist Standards-posted August 2013
(pdf, 96kb) LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 6, 2013
North Carolina Professional School-Based Physical Therapy Standards-posted August 2013
(pdf, 153kb) LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 6, 2013
North Carolina Professional School Nursing Standards-posted August 2013
(pdf, 129kb) LAST UPDATED: AUGUST 6, 2013