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16 Apr

Make a Canvas Connection with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System (LMS), is your place for one-stop learning and course management. Teachers can find out more about Canvas at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

13 Apr

NCCAT Board of Trustees Schedules Meeting

CULLOWHEE—A meeting of the board of trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching will be held from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, April 20, in Ocracoke.

 

03 Apr

Teachers Collaborate and Share During NCCAT Math Program

CULLOWHEE—Teachers explored creative, classroom-friendly activities to build mathematical fluency during “Task, Tools, and Talk to Support Math Literacy in the Upper Elementary Grades” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

26 Mar

Teachers Increase Math Content Knowledge with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—North Carolina teachers joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching for “Math Foundations” to look at the foundational knowledge needed to provide all students with appropriate mathematics instruction.

The five-day professional development program was led by Dr. Chris Cain, a professor at Mars Hill University. It is part of the offerings from NCCAT, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

22 Mar

Teachers Learn How to Coach Robotics Teams at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Teachers from across North Carolina gained first-hand knowledge about STEM during the program “Lego Robotics: A Quick-Start Program for New Robotics Coaches” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

08 Mar

“Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” Program Coming to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Math, science and social studies teachers will have chance to see that writing offers a tool for both instruction and assessment during “Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

The program, which is number 14613, takes place April 16–19 in Cullowhee. Participants will have the opportunity to practice writing and give constructive feedback.

26 Feb

First “Focus Friday” Held at NCCAT Offers Deep Dive into Dyslexia

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) hosted 41 teachers from across North Carolina for its first “Focus Friday” event on Feb. 23 in Cullowhee. Titled “A Deep Dive Into Dyslexia,” participants were able to deepen their knowledge and expertise as it relates to awareness, instruction and assessment of students exhibiting difficulties in reading consistent with dyslexia.

Discussion for the day centered on the science of reading—why students experience reading difficulty—and the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and reading disabilities.

21 Feb

Iredell-Statesville Teacher Credits NCCAT with Decision to Remain in Profession

CULLOWHEE—Erin Walle believes things would have turned out very different if she hadn’t attended the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

09 Feb

NCCAT Summer Registration Begins Today

CULLOWHEE—North Carolina educators have several opportunities from July through September to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

We provide professional development designed for the needs of North Carolina teachers. Topics include Digital Learning, Early Grades Literacy, Differentiated Instruction, Gifted Teaching Strategies, Beginning Teacher Support, Teacher Leadership, Writing Strategies and STEM.

01 Feb

NCCAT Literacy Professional Development Offerings Available Now

Teachers looking for literacy credit needs can find them at upcoming programs through The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). Literacy professional development options at our campuses in Cullowhee and Ocracoke are available now.

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