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07 Apr

NCCAT alumna named WWAY TV Teacher of the Week

Congratulations to Amber Meares! Meares, an NCCAT alumna, works at North Whiteville Academy in Columbus County.

Summer Wait Staff

Summer Wait Staff Needed – NCCAT (Cullowhee)

Seeking wait staff for temporary, part time work 6-8 hours per week from mid-May to mid-August, 2018.

Compensation: $10/hour.

This position will be responsible for serving food in a dining hall; transporting food items; day-to-day sanitation; general dining room cleaning duties and other related duties as required.

To apply call 828-293-5202 and ask for Ian Talarico.

NCCAT is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

04 Apr

Teachers of NCCAT - Stephenie Clark

The sun is at a mid-morning rise and bursts of light are beaming into the classroom. Twenty-six bright eighth grade mathematicians transition into the room. They take their seats, smiling and silently greeting their desk neighbors with coded hand gestures, a variety of head nods, or a simple wave. Every student is excited to tackle the objective of the day, even the ones who claim, “Math just ain’t my bag.”

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.

29 Mar

Research-tested benefits of breaks

Edutopia with an article on how regular, short breaks will help students focus. To learn more join us for "The Physically Active Academic Classroom" in May at NCCAT. Teachers will learn a variety of strategies for integrating instruction with physical activity, but not at the expense of intellectual rigor. Armed with a collection of techniques you can use immediately, design and create your own physically and mentally active lessons.

27 Mar

Wake County teacher receives Luz Frye NCCAT Scholarship

Congratulations to Laura Griffith on receiving the NCCAT Luz M. Frye Honored Educator Scholarship! Ms. Griffith is the Spanish teacher for all grades at Fuguay-Varinia Middle School in Wake CountyThis scholarship was established in honor of Luz Frye who taught Spanish in Wake County for thirty years.

27 Mar

Swain County Teacher receives Deitz NCCAT HES scholarship

Congratulations to Trudi Gunter of Swain County Middle School in Swain County on receiving the Boyce T. Deitz NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship. This scholarship honors a native of Jackson County, Boyce T. Deitz, who graduated from Sylva-Webster High School and attended Western Carolina University. Upon graduation, he gained immediate local respect by returning to Sylva-Webster to coach.

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

NC Science and Engineering Fair Summer Workshops

The North Carolina Science and Engineering Fair is presenting summer workshops entitled “How to Guide Student STEM Research.” Here is more about the program:

Attention: Grades 3-12 Teachers & Administrators

Plan to attend a 1-day Student Research & Science Fair Workshop.

There is a $15 registration fee, but all attendees receive a $65 stipend for participation.

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