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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.

17 Jan

NCCAT Alumna Kara Ball Selected as National Teacher of the Year Finalist

CULLOWHEE—Kara Ball, an alumna of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, has been selected as one of the four finalist for the the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Teacher of the Year.

Kara Ball, a 4/5 grade teacher at DeLalio Elementary School teaches science, technology, engineering and math. She attended the program “Catching Up With Your Students: Digital Learning” at NCCAT in 2015. She is the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year.

11 Jan

Elevate Educators and Schools with NCCAT Professional Development in 2018

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development, is offering teachers several programs for professional development to start out 2018.

NCCAT has identified and targeted professional development priorities for North Carolina educators. We solicited and listened to district curriculum leaders and teachers while incorporating state legislation and licensure updates when determining our programming this year.

04 Jan

NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Program Application Process Open

CULLOWHEE—NCCAT's Honored Educator Scholarship (HES) program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals by providing scholarship funds in their names. Scholarship funds can be named in honor of classroom teachers, coaches, administrators, school board members, or community volunteers—anyone whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others. Each fully endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a North Carolina teacher based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

18 Dec

Join NCCAT for Math Professional Development in 2018

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is offering several programs to help mathematics teachers develop teaching methods that better enable mathematics students to learn. For more on NCCAT programs visit www.nccat.org.

12 Dec

Charter School Teacher of the Year Shares NCCAT Experience

Deborah Brown, the 2017–2018 North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year, has been a participant and presenter at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development. Mrs. Brown shared her thoughts below on her time at NCCAT. We appreciate her dedication to education and the chance we’ve had to work with her here at NCCAT.

22 Nov

Cleveland County Educators join NCCAT for Teacher Leadership Institute

CULLOWHEE—A team of Cleveland County educators worked on creating more teacher leaders in the district during a specialized program from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

For four days in Cullowhee, the 34 educators took part in a variety of efforts to help teacher leadership flourish in the district. The Teacher Leadership Institute program is a new offering designed to respond to the needs of school districts.

14 Nov

Teachers Can Start 2018 with Professional Development at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Teachers can start 2018 with high quality professional development from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development.

Programs in areas like Beginning Teacher Support, Reaching Reluctant Readers, Teacher Leadership, Early Literacy, and Digital Learning are available. Our NCCAT alumni regularly report their practice has improved. Find out what they know about how NCCAT can make a difference for you and your students.

 

31 Oct

NCCAT Begins “Focus Friday” with Program on Dyslexia

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) will be offering upcoming programs covering a variety of educational topics on upcoming Fridays.

The first is a “Focus Friday: A Deep Dive into Dyslexia” that will take place February 23, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cullowhee at NCCAT, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development.

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