UNC at Greensboro Student Wins Research Award on Work at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (April 4, 2014)—Tammy Lankford Barron, a research assistant and full-time doctoral student at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, was chosen by the Department of Specialized Education to receive one of three Graduate Research Scholar Awards given by the School of Education at UNCG. Tammy earned an honorable mention for her study conducted last summer at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). READ MORE

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NCCAT Professional Development Programs: Enriching, Practical, Research Based

NCCAT offers a continuum of professional development unlike any other in the nation, including programs for beginning teachers, interdisciplinary seminars for experienced teachers, site-based instructional support, and leadership training. READ MORE

NCCAT Announces Golden Apple Schools

CULLOWHEE (April 2, 2014)—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, has named four schools as a “Golden Apple School” for their support of the 2012–2013 annual fund.

The schools are: Brinson Memorial Elementary, Haynes-Inman Education Center, Newton-Conover Middle School and Ocracoke School. READ MORE

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Awards Grant to Support Beginning Teachers
Development Foundation of NCCAT receives $241,291 over two years

CULLOWHEE (March 5, 2014)—Trustees of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation have awarded a grant to the Development Foundation of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) to support its Beginning Teachers Sustainability Project. READ MORE


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Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. NCCAT's instructional programming is designed to give teachers the support and resources they need to be highly effective and enhance student learning.

Stories from some of the group of teachers we had at Success From the Start: How to Survive and Thrive Your First Three Years in the Classroom. Other videos from NCCAT's YouTube page follow this one.


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