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27 Jul

Wake County Teacher Has Hands-On Learning Experience at NCCAT

Knightdale kindergarten teacher April Zolnierowicz came away from the “Mission Possible: Covering Social Studies and Science Content Using Literacy” with even more than she had imagined to take back to her classroom in Wake County. The program presented by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers, took place in Ocracoke in June.

22 Jul

Join Us for “4C-ing a Better Learning Experience: Technology and Tools to Transform Your Teaching”

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching and The Friday Institute are partnering to bring a special professional development opportunity to North Carolina educators. The program “4C-ing a Better Learning Experience: Technology and Tools to Transform Your Teaching” will be November 1–4 in Cullowhee.

21 Jul

Fleming Reappointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE—Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger has reappointed Aaron L. Fleming of Apex to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

“I am honored to continue my service on the NCCAT board,” Fleming said. “The board, along with NCCAT staff, are doing great work for the students and teachers of North Carolina. The professional development being delivered is first rate and focuses on the priorities of our schools.”

18 Jul

Causby Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE—Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger has appointed Cory S. Causby of Waynesville to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

Causby, a 17-year veteran of the human resources and payroll offices at Western Carolina University, is the university’s associate vice chancellor for human resources.

07 Jul

Math Camp Brings Educators to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (July 7, 2016)—The Smoky Mountain Math Teachers’ Circle (SMMTC), a professional learning community for mathematics teachers in Western North Carolina, gathered for its second annual Summer Math Camp June 26–29 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

05 Jul

NCCAT Online Offering Several New Courses

July brings multiple new course offerings from NCCAT Online from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers.

01 Jul

Strong September Programs Highlight NCCAT Schedule

Several quality programs will be offered by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, this September.

Registration is open now. Programs that will be available now:

 14193 • LITERACY FOR NON-LITERACY TEACHERS—CULLOWHEE

August 30–September 2

Designed specifically for non-literacy teachers in the elementary grades.

28 Jun

North Carolina Teacher of the Year Takes Part in Leadership Program at NCCAT

OCRACOKE (June 28, 2016)—North Carolina Teacher of the Year Bobbie Cavnar brought his message of giving back and caring deeply for students to the “North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Teacher Leadership Institute” in Ocracoke in June.

Cavnar, a South Point High School English and journalism teacher from Gaston County, and 19 other teachers took part in the program examining teacher leadership held at NCCAT, a national leader in professional development for educators.

15 Jun

NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Established for Distinguished Polk County Educator

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, has established the William J. Miller Honored Educator Scholarship to honor an educational leader who served more than 30 years in the school district he attended as a student.

06 Jun

NCCAT Online Now has Digital Badges

Participants in NCCAT Online can now receive digital badges as part of the program.

Digital badges are a way to capture and communicate what an individual knows and can demonstrate in any given field. While this electronic method of recognizing an individual’s knowledge and skills has been around for several years, it has recently gained momentum as a way to recognize individual’s learning. Digital badges are a way to certify the skills of a learner in basic education programs that are valued in schools.

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