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10 Jun

NCCAT Announces Changes to Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE - The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching announces a new Chairman and Vice Chairman to its Board of Trustees. The Board recently elected Dr. Aaron L. Fleming as Chairman and Vice Chair Jeffery T. Clark. The Board also thanked Linda Daves the previous Board of Trustees Chairman and Fletcher "Gene" McIntyre for their vital service to the Board.

06 Jun

Region 8 Math Collaborative at NCCAT on August 16th

CULLOWHEE - As we begin the 2019-2020 school year, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching would like to extend an opportunity for networking and collaboration on August 16th for Region 8 districts. The program is 14966: Region 8 Math Collaborative in Cullowhee. District leaders, school leaders, and teachers are invited to explore conceptual modeling for the NC Math Standards and make plans to partner with NCCAT for professional learning in your district.

04 Jun

Professional development - Number Talks: Making it Happen!

CULLOWHEE - Join us on August 19th to begin the school year facilitating number talks with your students. The program is number 14967  "Number Talks: Making it Happen!" in Cullowhee. As students grow in mathematics, their abilities to work flexibly with numbers and communicate their thinking should be routinely practiced.

This one-day program will teach the strategy of number talks, which is a five to fifteen-minute math dialogue designed to grow students’ mental math strategies.

23 May

Lincoln County teacher lifelong learner with NCCAT

CULLOHWEE - Mary Blanton lives the life of a lifelong learner. Ms. Blanton first attended programs when the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching was at Madison Hall on the Western Carolina University campus.

14 May

NCCAT opens fall registration

CULLOWHEE - Fall registration has opened for The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.

06 May

Jackson County Students Demonstrate Lego Robotics for NCCAT Participants

CULLOWHEE – Lego teams from three Jackson County schools showed teachers how it is done at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching during the “Lego Robotics 2.0” program on April 9-12

Educators spent four days learning about the N.C. FIRST LEGO LEAGUE and how they can use Lego Robotics with their own students.

29 Apr

NCCAT Board of Trustees Schedules Meeting

CULLOWHEE—A meeting of the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching will be held starting at 9 a.m. on Friday, May 3 at the SAS Institute Building T Conference Room 1086 in Cary, NC.
23 Apr

NC Teaching Fellows program conference held at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE - Sixty-two North Carolina Teaching Fellows representing five universities were at NCCAT in Cullowhee on April 5-6.

15 Apr

NCCAT alumnae wins North Carolina Teacher of the Year

Mariah Morris, a second-grade teacher at West Pine Elementary School in Pinehurst, has been named the 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Morris has attended professional development programs at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement, a recognized national leader in professional development for teachers.

10 Apr

NCCAT faculty member participates in student entrepreneur event

CULLOWHEE - NCCAT Senior STEM Innovator Darcy Grimes participated in an event to encourage student entrepreneurs recently at Cherokee Central School.

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