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20 Aug

NCCAT Announces Beginning Teacher of the Year Award

CULLOWHEE - The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is pleased to announce the NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year Award. The award program is designed to honor and retain excellent North Carolina teachers and education leaders among the 7000 beginning teachers recruited annually.

“NCCAT is a long-time supporter of teaching excellence and a natural expression of that support is to recognize the best of the beginning teachers in our state,” NCCAT Executive Director M. Brock Womble explained.

02 Aug

Get Out: Using the Outside as your Main STEM Tool coming to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE - Take the indoor classroom outside and bring STEM to life. Using various tools such as GooseChase, Geocaching, iNaturalist, and others, learn to use the “outside” as your main STEM tool.

24 Jul

Focus Friday - Innovation In The Classroom registration open now

The NCCAT Focus Friday program presents - Innovation In the Classroom on September 6th in Cullowhee. The program number is 14969.

22 Jul

North Carolina Teachers of the Year take part in NCCAT Program

OCRACOKE - North Carolina’s 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching for “Teacher Leadership Institute: Teacher of the Year” in Ocracoke July 8-12.

15 Jul

Instructional coaches professional development from NCCAT

Instructional Coaches join NCCAT on September 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cullowhee to learn about supporting teachers with instructional practices in your schools. This one-day professional development "14975: Focus Friday - Coaching Instructional Initiatives" will focus on best practices for implementing instructional initiatives, and strategies for leading professional learning communities that empower teachers.

03 Jul

Kenan Fellows hold Summer Institute at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—For the 12th year, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching's western campus hosted the Professional Learning Summer Institute for the incoming cohort of Kenan Fellows from June 17-21.

02 Jul

EdcampWNC at NCCAT registration open now

CULLOWHEE—Educators can learn and share during a day of professional development at EdCampWNC Saturday, Oct. 12 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

26 Jun

Governor Cooper appoints four members to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE - Governor Roy Cooper has appointed four new members to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Board of Trustees.

Newly appointed trustees are Dr. Catherine Edmonds of Merry Hill, Dr. Terry W. Worrell of Greensboro, Justin Parmenter of Charlotte, and Julie Paige Pittman of Rutherfordton. All four were appointed to serve until October 31, 2021.

21 Jun

New Lab open at NCCAT Cullowhee campus

CULLOWHEE – Teachers can collaborate and work on hands-on, creative projects in the new Lab at NCCAT's Cullowhee campus. 

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.

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