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DIRECTOR :: Dr. Sarah McManus

The Learning Systems Division is responsible for creating and managing statewide systems that assist with teaching and learning. The two major projects of Learning Systems are NC Formative Assessment Learning Community's Online Network (FALCON) and the Instructional Improvement System (IIS) components of Home Base. Those components include the Learner Profile; Standards & Curriculum; Instructional Design, Practice & Resources; Assessment; Data Analysis and Reporting; and Professional Development & Educator Evaluation components. Learning Systems staff are also responsible for gathering, vetting, and aligning content for placement in Home Base, including new content developed around and existing content aligned to the Common Core and the NC Essential Standards.

MISSION :: Our mission is to provide learning systems to educators across the State of North Carolina that allow access to data and resources that will promote excellence in teaching and learning. We aim to ensure that every teacher, student, parent and administrator has the tools necessary to help the students of North Carolina be ready for college and careers.