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January, 2019

Buncombe County School educators visit NCCAT

Thank you to Buncombe County educators for joining us in Cullowhee for Teacher Leadership Institute: Buncombe County this week. We appreciate the hard work they did during the week about coaching and leadership. An example of their work on coaching conversations is in the photo with this blog.

Teachers join NCCAT For Success From the Start in Ocracoke

Thank you to these teachers who are with us for "Success From the Start: How to Survive and Thrive Your First Three Years in the Classroom" in Ocracoke. Through experiential learning, teachers will explore pedagogical concerns including differentiated instruction, brain-compatible teaching, assessment, the effect of poverty on achievement and behavior, and classroom management. Thank you for being with us!
10 Jan

Additional Coaching the Coach program offered

Another Coaching the Coach program is on the NCCAT schedule!


March 12, 2019 to March 15, 2019

Located at 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

15 Jan

Become a Google for Education Certified Innovator in 2019

Very interesting information about how to become a Google for Education Certified Innovator in 2019.

From Google blog - The Google for Education Certified Innovator Program supports educators in developing new projects for their classrooms and school districts.Members participate in a year-long mentorship program that begins with workshops called Innovator Academies where teachers, coaches and Google experts learn from each other. Today, applications for the 2019 Innovator Academies are open.

"Immersive Digital Learning in the English, History and Science Classroom" program at NCCAT

We appreciate these teachers joining us for "Immersive Digital Learning in the English, History, and Science Classroom" in Cullowhee. Teachers have learned how to create a learning space where digital tools are seamlessly integrated. They have investigated a variety of digital tools and seen example lessons for the English/language arts, history, and science classrooms. Thank you for being with us!
23 Jan

New NCCAT employee - Lucretia King

NCCAT welcomes Lucretia King! She is our new Program Associate. Lucretia has 24 years of experience including in the Air Force, university system, and with non-profits. Her most recent position was as Program Coordinator for AmeriCorps Partnership to End Homelessness at The Servant Center in Greensboro, NC. She also earned her Master’s degree in Adult Education from Appalachian State University.

NOW is the best time to go after reading resources and grants to support reading in the classroom!

It’s cold outside and we are only half through the academic year. But is this is the time to think about the resources needed to launch a strong summer reading program? … or resources that you need next year?

28 Jan

Summer Registration coming in February

We hope you will keep an eye on www.nccat.org. Summer registration will open in mid-February. We can't wait to make the great summer programs available. Hope you will see us this summer!

NC Museum of Natural Sciences offers education opportunities

Click here to find out about wonderful educational opportunities with the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. There is an amazing educator trek to Yellowstone coming up June 15 - 24, 2019!

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