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December 13, 2018

Learn more about Governor Cooper's Educator Discovery Award.

December 13, 2018

Read about NCBCE's Navigator platform in the News and Observer.

May 8, 2018

Question: What do Benjamin Franklin, Mickey Mouse and Ringo Starr have in common? How about Jacob Toney, Alex Hawkins and Ke’Montae Fisher?

Answer: They were, or are, apprentices, and they blazed, or are blazing, new paths that will shape the course of history. 


May 5, 2018

Demand for Wilmington-area restaurant and hotel workers is rising and the supply is starting to struggle to keep up.
As new hotels open and the number of local restaurants continue to grow – currently there are 541 Trip Advisor-reviewed restaurants alone in Wilmingto...

April 24, 2018

It is a beautiful day on Wrightsville Beach, and a bus load of middle school students are walking toward the front doors of the Blockade Runner Beach Resort. Today, these students will be learning outside of the classroom. They will trade whiteboards and text books for...

April 7, 2018

In 2007, my daughter’s kindergarten teacher gave her an assignment to list her future career goals. To our amusement her choices were, either, a pirate or the President of United States. Her career choices, though specific and ambitious, posed a bit of a challenge to m...

April 4, 2018

What is work-based learning? The Lebanese poet, Kahlil Gibran, wrote that “work is love made visible.” Then, perhaps work-based learning is the courtship from which love blossoms? Okay, maybe that definition is too figurative, so perhaps, work-based learning should be...

March 30, 2018

To encourage students to pursue science-related careers and businesses to continue investing in North Carolina, Governor Roy Cooper has declared April as STEM Education month.

Hiring in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields continues to outpace the hi...

March 20, 2018

To encourage middle school students to work with local employers to try out future careers, Governor Roy Cooper has declared March 19 - 28, 2018 as Students@Work℠ Week in North Carolina. During this 8-day career awareness blitz, at least 160 employers from across the s...

March 7, 2018

Middle school teachers from across the state will come together Thursday in RTP for a one-day professional development program to help connect classroom STEM learning with careers.

The North Carolina Business Committee for Education, housed in the Office of the Governor...

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