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digiLEARN's Beverly Perdue and Myra Best discuss a road map for the state in a new interview with New America.

From the article, written by Melissa Tooley: 

New America’s recent report, Harnessing Micro-credentials for Teacher Growth: A National Review of Early Best Practices, informed the work of the North Carolina Partnership for Micro-credentials as it developed a road map for improving teacher development and advancement opportunities in the state. DigiLEARN, a nonprofit dedicated to accelerating digital learning with a goal of increasing personalized learning options for students and expanding instructional opportunities for teachers, led the Partnership’s work.

In this interview,* digiLEARN’s leaders—Beverly Perdue, former governor of North Carolina and founder and board chair of digiLEARN ,and Myra Best, executive director of digiLEARN—explain why they spearheaded the Partnership, share what the Partnership produced, and offer lessons from their efforts for states interested in improving retention and the overall quality of their teacher workforce.

Read the full article here.