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Problem Solving Network


The Problem Solving Network (PSN) provides the opportunity for educators across North Carolina, who are facing similar issues and challenges, to collaborate on solutions.
During virtual sessions, participants will:
  • listen as a district or charter school representative details an educational dilemma
  • actively engage in a virtual discussion using prompts
  • collaborate on solutions as a network
  • provide feedback about the process and content

The PSN sessions have concluded for the 2015-16 school year. Please contact me, mandy.taylor@dpi.nc.gov, if you are interested in participating in the 2016-17 sessions.


Upcoming Sessions

Scaffolding Support/Strategies for New Teachers - Date TBD
Host - Seth Brown, Beginning Teacher Coordinator, Pitt County Schools
Click Here to Register




Previous Session Recordings


March 10, 2016 - How to Transform and Sustain Change in a High Needs School

Host - Steve Lassiter, 2014-15 Wells Fargo Principal of the Year, Principal of Pactolus School, Pitt County
Click on the link below to download the PSN session.

2016-04-10 Problem Solving Network - Transform and Sustain



February 3, 2016 - Small District/Charter School Solutions
Host - Dr. Kim Morrison, Chief Academic and Innovation Officer, Mt. Airy City Schools

external image x-zip-compressed.png2016-02-03 Problem Solving Network - Small Districts_Charters.zip




Call for dilemmas

During virtual sessions, keepers of the dilemma will:
  • participate in a pre-planning meeting with a facilitator
  • describe an educational dilemma
  • actively engage in a virtual discussion by responding to participant questions
  • ask participants to collaborate on solutions as a network
  • summarize main points of discussion and solutions
  • provide feedback about the process and content

Consider hosting a session by providing a dilemma!

Complete the form linked below and you will be contacted by a professional development coordinator.

Call for Dilemmas Form