Policy and Legislation

Programs that support digital teaching and learning are reinforced by legislation and policies for planning and implementation.  Credentials of personnel, planning requirements, and supervision of students are also governed by policies and procedures. Resources in this section provide guidance to districts and charter schools for the development of local policies and procedures.

Personnel Evaluations

Personnel Evaluations

The purpose of the Professional Standards is to guide the curriculum development and instruction in North Carolina graduate programs in Information & Library Science and Instructional Technology. The Standards set expectations by describing what new graduates should know and be able to do. These Professional Standards are the foundation for the Evaluation Instrument for library media and technology educators.  

Instructional Technology Facilitator (ITF)
School Library Media Coordinator (SLMC)



  • 077 - Master of Instructional Technology (documentation below)
  • 076 - Master of Library Science (documentation below)
  • 079 - Endorsement for Instructional Technology

The Special Endorsement in Computer Education was established for partial or full-time school computer teachers or computer resource teachers for one or more schools. This is the recommended certification for the school level Technology Facilitator. Preparation for this position should provide educators extensive knowledge and skills to work with students and other teachers to use computers in the on-going instructional program, and to serve as a computer education leader for a school.

An individual with the Special Endorsement in Computer Education should have in-depth understanding of the competencies outlined in the ISTE Educational Computing and Technology Standards for Technology Facilitators.This individual may be identified by a variety of titles such as computer teacher, school computer coordinator, computer resource teacher, computer lab teacher, computer education specialist or instructional technology facilitator.

An individual with the Special Endorsement in Computer Education is eligible to work in a teacher position. The endorsement is awarded as an "A" license unless the individual also holds the Instructional Technology Specialist-Computers (077) license. Then, the endorsement is awarded at the "G" level.

Preparation for Obtaining the Special Endorsement:  Eighteen semester hours of appropriate computer education or programming courses relevant to the ISTE Educational Computing and Technology Standards for Technology Facilitators.

Other Resources

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