North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship

Preparing for the Expanded NC Opportunity Scholarship: Two Free Events for NC Private School Leaders

An in-person workshop to prepare for growth and a webinar featuring North Carolina legislators

It’s happening. In September 2023, the North Carolina Legislature passed a budget that includes expanded funding for the Opportunity Scholarship, increasing access to independent and faith-based schools for thousands of families. 

This historic legislation will change the educational landscape across North Carolina. The mood among private school leaders ranges from skeptical to cautiously optimistic. Most are excited about potential growth, but they’re hesitant to go all-in with a state-funded school voucher program that has many unknowns.

North Star Marketing and Bobbitt are hosting two free events to help North Carolina independent and faith-based school leaders make sense of the changes to the NC Opportunity Scholarship program and position their schools for growth.

A Free In-person Collaborative Workshop to Help Your School Prepare for the Expanded NC Opportunity Scholarship: February 7, 2024, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bobbitt and North Star Marketing will host a free in-person collaborative workshop on Wednesday, February 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Alamance Country Club in Burlington, NC. This event will help Heads of School, COOs, CFOs, and board leaders understand how to navigate the growth implications of expanded school choice options for families. 

Corey DeAngelis advocate for School Choice

National school choice advocate Corey DeAngelis will join us live by Zoom on February 7 to share his thoughts on the potential impact of school choice in North Carolina and take questions from the audience. The broader agenda will include sessions on promotional strategies, facilities expansion, and financing. We will conclude the day with a collaborative discussion among school leaders and a reception.

Update: The NC OSP Workshop on February 7, is full. RSVP to be added to our waitlist by using the form below.  

Opportunity Scholarship Workshop

NC School Choice: A Free Webinar with NC Legislators

On October 19, North Star Marketing and Bobbitt hosted a free one-hour webinar with three NC legislators to discuss the “Choose Your School, Choose Your Future” bill. The webinar participants included:

During this webinar, the legislators shared their perspectives on the NC school choice bill and its implications for families and schools across North Carolina. The webinar was recorded and is available to help Heads of School, COOs, CFOs, Board Members, Marketing and Admissions teams, and other key players involved in discussions regarding the impact of school choice in North Carolina.

Click here to watch the recording of this free one-hour webinar.

About the Hosts

These free events are sponsored by Bobbitt and North Star Marketing. Bobbitt is a Raleigh-based commercial construction firm that helps schools with new construction, renovations, and maintenance programs. North Star Marketing is an enrollment marketing firm that helps independent and faith-based schools attract and retain right-fit families.

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These events will be supported through partnerships with the following associations:

Association of Christian Schools International
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