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01 Nov


CULLOWHEE – The North Carolina Center of Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Board of Trustees will have a committee meeting Thursday, Nov. 4 at 5 p.m. in a virtual committee meeting from the NCCAT Cullowhee Campus, 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723. The purpose of the committee meeting is to discuss planning for the future of the Cullowhee Campus facilities. Members of the public may view the meeting live at 

    22 Oct

    Curriculum Leaders from Across North Carolina Attend NCCAT Conference

    CULLOWHEE – Curriculum Leaders from across the state joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming, for the fifth NCCAT Curriculum Leaders Conference Sept. 15-17 in Cullowhee.

    19 Oct

    Tamara Houchard named NCCAT Senior Content Specialist

    An educator with a wide variety of educational experience has joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) faculty.

    15 Oct


    Looking for a new app or digital tool? Find out more in this NCCAT faculty tip.

    13 Oct

    NCCAT Faculty Literacy Tip for October with Gin Hodge

    To help students to decode more complex, multisyllabic words, teach them a word analysis strategy.

    11 Oct

    NCCAT faculty Math tip for October with Dr. Bolado

    Student discussion strengthens understanding of mathematical concepts.

    06 Oct

    NCCAT faculty members part of effort to lead NC into the future with Rethink Education

    North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) faculty members Ms. Elizabeth Joyce and Dr. Mandy Taylor are part of an educational effort to lead the development of effective instructional approaches and content that teachers can use when schools must close for unforeseen disruptions, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. 

    04 Oct

    NCCAT Online Registration Open Now With Free Courses

    NCCAT Online courses are self-paced modules. Depending on the course, participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours. There is no charge for NCCAT Online courses.

    Programs are available in several different content areas.

    Visit following link to apply -

    Who is eligible?

    ●      North Carolina currently licensed teachers.

    Is there a charge for NCCAT Online?

    ●      There is no charge for NCCAT Online courses.

    29 Sep

    NCCAT alumni named 2021 NC Space Education Ambassadors

    Five North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching alumni are among the 13 teachers selected as the second class of the North Carolina Space Education Ambassadors (NCSEA) program. Proud of our NCCAT alumni in this group!

    Lisa Godwin, Bryan Hickman, Kimberly Mawhiney, Christine Mitchell, and Jean Pelezo all previously attended NCCAT programming.

    14 Sep

    Light Your Future: Differentiated Instruction in a Digital Environment

    In this session, we will discover ways to differentiate in a digital environment.  Strategies, scenarios, tips, tricks, and practices will be shared to increase student engagement.  Participants will be given an opportunity to understand how differentiating with technology can help them create student personalized learning profiles.  We will explore how to use technology to teach to different learning styles so that retention is easier.  Technology will be used so that teachers can connect with every student, and build stronger relationships that promote learning.

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