Opt-In to Home Base

Districts and charter schools can opt-in and take advantage of the full suite of Home Base applications and its many features for the 2024-25 school year starting May 31, 2024!  The cost to districts and charters will remain the same as last year - $1/Allotted ADM.  

The deadline for opting in is July 15, 2024.

Below are resources and additional convenience contract products for the 2024-25 opt-in process.  If you have questions about the Home Base Opt-In process, please contact the Home Base Team.

2024-25 Home Base Opt-In Resources

Home Base Pricing Memo

2024-25 Opt-In Tool  

Home Base Opt-In Status


Other Home Base Convenience Contracts

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Other Home Base Products available through convenience contracts are Canvas, Learning.com, Transcend, and Navvy. Please use the tabs above to learn more about each of the products.

All price quotes are good for the 2024-25 school year. Prices are based on state-appropriated funding and are subject to change in subsequent years. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Home Base.

Canvas is a learning management system that provides a robust, flexible platform for curriculum content and digital tool integration. 

Canvas Studio is a video engagement add-on for Canvas LMS that allows for video creation, management, and analytics. It is available for an additional $1.02 per user with a startup fee for new users.

For a quote for Canvas or Canvas Studio, please contact Jenna Lagerman.

Learning.com is a tool designed to encourage student growth in computational thinking, digital citizenship and online safety, visual mapping, databases, and computer fundamentals. Learning.com is available to Tier 1 and Tier 2 schools at no cost. (Learning.com is available to Tier 3 schools via convenience contract)

For more information please contact Tiffany Kinney.

Pearson Transcend is a computer-adaptive interim assessment add-on within Schoolnet designed to empower the learning experience by testing students only on content that has been taught. It uncovers insights into where students need help the most by measuring and tracking the student's progress. Transcend is made available to grades 3 – 8 at an additional cost of $4 per ADM. 

For more information please contact Catherine Simone.

Navvy is a classroom assessment system that both formatively assesses and tracks standard-by-standard learning to provide immediate, actionable results to correctly inform personalized instruction. Navvy provides timely, reliable feedback to monitor and advance student progress on required state or district standards. It encourages students to set smart goals and earn badges for competencies of academic standards through multiple assessment opportunities.

Navvy is made available to grades 3 – 8 for Reading and Math at an additional cost of $8 per ADM.

For more information please contact Catherine Simone.

Frequently Asked Questions

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The cost to PSUs will remain the same as last year - $1/ADM which gives you access to Schoolnet and NCEES' Local PD.

The following resources are available to PSUs that Opt-In to Home Base:

  • #GoOpenNC - NC Open Education Repository 
  • NC Educator Effectiveness System Evaluation Component
    • Note: Local PD Offices are only made available to PSUs when opting into Home Base at $1/ADM
  • PowerSchool - NC Student Information System
  • Schoolnet - NC Instructional Improvement System

Only district finance officers and charter school principals should request access through the online opt-in tool for their district/school.  Access is requested through the Home Base Opt-in tool using your NCEdCloud credentials.

All responses must be submitted by July 15, 2024.

The running list of districts and charters that have signed up can be accessed by clicking on the button above. This list will be updated regularly during the sign-up period (ending July 15).

Once you have signed up, an invoice will be automatically generated and emailed to the finance officer for districts and principals for charters. Checks should be made payable to the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction TIN# 561492826.  Please add “Home Base 2024-2025” in the memo line and mail the invoice and check to: 

NC Department of Public Instruction 
Cash Management and Collections 
6336 Mail Service Center 
Raleigh, NC 27699-6336

Payment is due August 31, 2024, or two weeks after receiving initial allotments, whichever is later. Payments do not need to be made prior to the start of the next fiscal year (July 1, 2024).

Please contact Jenna Lagerman for convenience contract pricing. 

The contract for content uses the allotted ADM figure (not the projected ADM) as a basis for its costs since it is a stable number known well in advance. Your cost for the next school year will still be the allotted ADM figure even if there are more or fewer actual users of the system.