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31 May

Beginning Teachers Can Have Success From the Start with NCCAT

Open to teachers in their first, second, or third year of teaching, “Success From the Start: How to Survive and Thrive Your First Three Years in the Classroom” supports motivated beginning teachers by strengthening their knowledge base and classroom expertise.

The program will be offered by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, in Cullowhee and Ocracoke.

23 May

NCCAT Participant Starts Sports Book Club

Melissa Edwards, a gifted education teacher in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, came away from a program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, with an idea to reach readers of all levels.

Edwards attended “Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys to Books” led by Dr. Ernest Johnson.

17 May

NCCAT Fall Registration Open

CULLOWHEE (May 17, 2016)—North Carolina educators have plenty of opportunities throughout the Fall to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

For more information on available programs visit our program calendar at http://www.nccat.org/programs/calendar-seminars

10 May

Salisbury School Works At NCCAT Solution and Planning Team Program

CULLOWHEE (May 10, 2016)—A team from Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Elementary School in Salisbury made the most of a Solution and Planning team program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

03 May

Summer is the Perfect Time to Keep the Learning Going with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (May 3, 2016)—Teachers know better than anyone else that learning doesn’t stops in the summer. The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, is committed to providing high-quality professional development that helps keep the learning going.

With topics including digital learning, early grades literacy, beginning teachers and more available, the summer is a great to have an NCCAT experience.

Here are a few offerings coming up:

29 Apr

NCCAT Board of Trustees Schedules Meeting

CULLOWHEE (April 29, 2016)—A meeting of the board of trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at the Public School Forum of North Carolina in Raleigh.

25 Apr

EdCampWNC Draws Record Crowd of 100 Educators

CULLOWHEE (April 25, 2016)—EdCampWNC continues to grow as a day of learning and sharing for educators. The fourth EdCampWNC drew the most participants of any previous event with 100 on April 23 at The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

22 Apr

Fontana Regional Library Annual In-Service Training at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (April 22, 2016)—Around 80 participants attended the Fontana Regional Library annual in-service training at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development, on April 18.

The Fontana Regional Library serves the public in Jackson, Macon and Swain counties. The focus on the training was exploring and discovering the ways the Western North Carolina libraries can reach out to the community and better serve their needs.  The title of the training was “The Power of Libraries: Plugging into our Communities.”

19 Apr

NCCAT Joins with Wake County Schools for Socratic Seminar Classroom Experience

Wake County Public School System Superintendent Dr. James Merrill, Apex High School, and the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development, joined together to provide an excellent discussion on the American Dream during a Socratic Seminar with 30 AP English III students.

06 Apr

Nations, Wong Join NCCAT Team

CULLOWHEE (April 6, 2016)—Sue Nations and Kathy Wong bring respected education leadership backgrounds to new roles at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.

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