Centers, Outreach & Professional Development

Professional Development

(Resources for In-Service Teachers)

Carolina Center for Educational Excellence (CCEE)

The Carolina Center for Educational Excellence provides workshops, seminars, Internet-supported demonstrations, graduate classes and other opportunities for study to improve learning environments for students in pre-school through 12th grade, university students and the professionals who support them. Equipped with state-of-the-art technology, the CCEE facility includes flexible classroom space, ample room for seminars and conferences, a NASA-supported science and mathematics teaching laboratory and a school counseling and psychology clinic.


LEARN NC is a statewide network of educators using the power of the Internet to improve K–12 education in North Carolina. LEARN NC’s website offers a wide array of resources for K–12 classroom instruction and teacher professional development, all tied to the North Carolina Standard Course of Study. All of LEARN NC’s resources, except for online courses, are free and available to educators, parents and other interested persons.

Research Triangle Schools Partnership (RTSP)

The Research Triangle Schools Partnership is a collaboration of the School of Education and four neighboring school districts: Chatham County, Durham Public, Orange County and Chapel Hill-Carrboro City schools. The partnership is dedicated to improving schools and enhancing learning opportunities for all children. RTSP engages pre-K-12 public school faculty and administrators, parents, university faculty, staff and students in a wide variety of collaborative activities, such as student transition programs, teacher discussion circles and parent engagement activities.