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In March, North Carolina educators have several opportunities including literacy-focused programs to digital learning to STEM, math, science and more. All residential programs include free lodging, meals and materials. Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. Join us! Educators are the reason we are here!
Calling all North Carolina educators! Summer registration is now open for The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a renowned national leader in professional development. Programs are available at both the Cullowhee and Ocracoke campuses, online, and through NCCAT faculty visiting school districts. NCCAT is dedicated to providing professional development to meet the unique needs of North Carolina teachers. Residential programming offers the added benefits of free lodging, meals, and materials, creating a collaborative environment for NC educators.
Abigail Bentley, a teacher at Pisgah High School in Haywood County Schools, was named the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) 2024 Empower NC Beginning Teacher of the Year in a special ceremony at the John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Carolina University Thursday February 15th.
The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) proudly announces Katie Hardison and Stacy Nelson, educators from Pamlico County Schools, as the recipients of the prestigious NCCAT George Brinson Honored Educator Scholarships. This esteemed scholarship recognizes and celebrates the outstanding contributions of educators who embody the spirit of George Brinson, an ardent advocate for public schools. Educators interested in applying for the Honored Educator Scholarships can visit the NCCAT website at http://tinyurl.com/2p9zf6e5 for more information and to submit their applications.
NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices, and information to return to their classrooms through high-quality professional development. The ultimate result is improved performance and achievement by North Carolina's students. NCCAT has several exciting Science programs coming up. Free lodging, materials, and meals are part of the NCCAT residential experience while learning from top instructors and collaborating with teachers from across the state. "Teaching Science is Phenomenal" and "Preparing the Ambitious Science Teacher: Igniting Inquiry and Critical Thinking" coming up soon. Apply now!
NCCAT will sponsor five (5) teacher spots to attend the Holocaust Educator Seminar in Poland, scheduled for June 16-24, 2024. Most expenses for the trip, including flights, lodging, some meals, and activities will be included. Selected participants would return with significant expertise in the fields of Holocaust and Genocide Education. Preference will be given to English and social studies high school educators. Application deadline is February 16, 2024, at 11:59pm. Selected teachers will be notified by February 26, 2024. Please direct any questions to Karen Sumner at [email protected].
Come join us this February for this interactive and inspiring one day training, specifically geared towards counselors, school psychologists, and any other mental health coaches in the school system. School counselors play a vital role in supporting students in our schools this day will equip them with knowledge, skills, and strategies. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms through high-quality professional development. The ultimate result is improved performance and achievement by North Carolina’s students.
The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) is happy to announce the opening of the 2024-2025 NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship application process. These scholarships help teachers across North Carolina take advantage of NCCAT professional development programming. The Honored Educator Scholarship Program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others. For a list of scholarships available, visit https://www.nccat.org/programs/honored-educator-scholarship-application. Applications will be accepted until April 30th.