§ 115C-295 Minimum age and license prerequisites
§ 115C-296.2 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification
§ 115C-296.5 North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching; powers and duties of trustees; reporting requirement
§ 115C-296.6 Composition of board of trustees; terms; officers
§ 115C-296.7 North Carolina Teacher Corps
§ 115C-298.5 Adjunct K-12 instructors in core academic subjects
§ 115C-299 Hiring of teachers
§ 115C-299.5 Duty to monitor the state of the teaching profession
§ 115C-300 In-service training
§ 115C-300.1 New teacher induction programs
§ 115C-301 Allocation of teachers; class size
§ 115C-301.1 Duty-free instructional planning time
§ 115C-302.1 Salary
§ 115C-302.3 Salary credit for service in the Armed Forces
§ 115C-302.4 (Expires June 30, 2021) High-need retired teachers
§ 115C-302.10 Qualifications for certain education-based salary supplements
§ 115C-303 Withholding of salary
§ 115C-303.1 Public recognition program for teachers who have taught for 40 years
§ 115C-307 Duties of teachers
§ 115C-308 Rules for teacher’s conduct
§ 115C-311 Teacher compensation models and advanced teaching roles

Terms Used In North Carolina General Statutes > Chapter 115C > Article 20 - Teachers

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Ex officio: Literally, by virtue of one's office.
  • Fiscal year: The fiscal year is the accounting period for the government. For the federal government, this begins on October 1 and ends on September 30. The fiscal year is designated by the calendar year in which it ends; for example, fiscal year 2006 begins on October 1, 2005 and ends on September 30, 2006.
  • following: when used by way of reference to any section of a statute, shall be construed to mean the section next preceding or next following that in which such reference is made; unless when some other section is expressly designated in such reference. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • in writing: may be construed to include printing, engraving, lithographing, and any other mode of representing words and letters: Provided, that in all cases where a written signature is required by law, the same shall be in a proper handwriting, or in a proper mark. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Local school administrative unit: means a subdivision of the public school system which is governed by a local board of education. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • month: shall be construed to mean a calendar month, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" a calendar year, unless otherwise expressed; and the word "year" alone shall be equivalent to the expression "year of our Lord. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • President pro tempore: A constitutionally recognized officer of the Senate who presides over the chamber in the absence of the Vice President. The President Pro Tempore (or, "president for a time") is elected by the Senate and is, by custom, the Senator of the majority party with the longest record of continuous service.
  • property: shall include all property, both real and personal. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Recess: A temporary interruption of the legislative business.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories, so called; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3
  • Superintendent: means the superintendent of schools of a public school system or, in his absence, the person designated to fulfill his functions. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • Supervisor: means a person paid on the supervisor salary schedule who supervises the instructional program in one or more schools and is under the immediate supervision of the superintendent or his designee. See North Carolina General Statutes 115C-5
  • United States: shall be construed to include the said district and territories and all dependencies. See North Carolina General Statutes 12-3