The DEEL Reel: Eisenhower Matrix


Why am I spending so much time on things that are not important and don't have to be done today?DEEL Team Member Before I started reading Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day and Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity I found myself working all day, and still not being... Continue Reading →

The DEEL Reel – The Burner List


Welcome to the Pitt County Schools DEEL Reel🎥. Today’s topic targets “strategies to manage time while teaching online and specifically the Burner List strategy. The Burner List comes from the book Make Time and was briefly featured on the Today Show on September 15, 2017. It is a strategy used by some members of the... Continue Reading →

The Growth Teacher Program


Growth Teacher Overview Video There are students in every school across the nation who yearn for a highly-effective teacher who will inspire them every day. One of the goals of the R3 Framework in Pitt County Schools is to increase the number of highly effective teachers in our district through targeted mentorships in the Growth... Continue Reading →

Watching Pedagogical Content Experts


The Career Pathways that are part of the R3 Program to recruit, retain, and reward our best educators allows our teacher leaders to learn, explore, and collaborate to tackle instructional problems of practice. I have been thinking recently about what our teachers need to be able to do in order to begin the process of... Continue Reading →

Expanding the Pathways


My bride sent me a text message in October with a screenshot of a Facebook post from one of the most amazing teachers she knows.  In the post, the teacher was looking for a 2nd job to take care of new family needs - daycare for a new baby. I thought, why on Earth would... Continue Reading →

New Teacher Orientation and our Key BTs


The end if the summer is always an exciting time of year for the Pitt County Schools Teacher Support program. Working with our new hires allows us impact the education of students for the next thirty years. This summer PCS Beginning Teacher Support hosted three different groups during our New Teacher Orientations from Aug 10th-16th, our... Continue Reading →

Welcome to DEEL


The Division of Educator Effectiveness and Leadership has a home! DEEL, 1103A Corporate Drive, Greenville, NC 27858. If you need to send anything in the PCS courier to Seth Brown, Tom Feller, or Kenisha Wilson, you can send it to "DEEL" and it will get to us. Officially our team moves in Monday, June 19th, but... Continue Reading →

Advocating for Educators


Standing on the steps of the US Supreme Court, you can look out and see the Capital. The marble and columns are massive and impressive. Knowing the decisions that have shaped our country were made between these two buildings, makes me humble and hungry. Tom and I had the opportunity to drive up early to Washington... Continue Reading →

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