This resource page provides recommended tools for administrators to develop global awareness capacity with school site administrators and teachers.

SBE Global Task Force Report , (pdf, 729kb): The final report received by the NC State Board of Education in January 2013.

Buncombe County Schools Global Education Site: Buncombe County located in Western North Carolina has established a comprehensive website with mission, vision, resources for the district on Global Education efforts.

A Model School Focuses on Taking Global Action: John Stanford International School has been a model for developing global awareness curricula. Now they've expanded their lessons to teach students how to take action to help others.

Dual Language/Immersion Program Resources and School Listing: Standards, Program Outcome Expectations, Current listing of programs in the state.
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Fostering Global Awareness: NCEES Connections : Materials used during Fall 2013 RESA presentations that focus on the direct correlation between global education and the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards.

Global Education Institute: GEI in Chapel Hill, NC offers professional development for administrators and teachers to help prepare them for creating a more globally minded school and district.

Graduation Performance System (GPS) from Asia Society: Asia Society has developed a series of tools to clarify global competence as demonstrated by students at certain grade levels and within disciplines.

International Education Planning Rubric: Developed by the Longview Foundation to help states and districts develop global education strategies.

Official U.S. Government International Education Week Site
This is the official site of International Education Week sponsored jointly by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. This resource includes ideas and free promotional materials for promoting international learning in schools.

Resources from P21: The P21 definition of global awareness as well as resources that can be used to foster global awareness.


The tools listed have been helpful to some educators across the state. However, due to the rapidly changing digital environment, NCDPI does not represent nor endorse that these tools are the exclusive digital tools for the purposes outlined on this site.