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07 Sep

EdCampWNC Returns to NCCAT in October

CULLOWHEE—Educators can learn and share during a day of professional development at EdCampWNC Saturday, Oct. 13 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

EdCamps, which began in 2010, are not like a traditional conference with a set schedule determined months ahead of the event. This professional development model has an agenda that is created at the start of the event by the participants to fit their needs. Participants are encouraged to attend sessions that are best for them.

22 Aug

NCCAT “Focus Friday: Vertically Aligning the New K–8 NC Math Standards and Instructional Frameworks“

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) will offer a new Focus Friday program “Vertically Aligning the New K–8 NC Math Standards and Instructional Frameworks” on Sept. 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

17 Aug

NCCAT presents "Content Ready Digital Classroom" program opportunity

Act now to join NCCAT for:

14679 • CONTENT READY DIGITAL CLASSROOM

Where: Cullowhee Campus

Dates: September 17-20, 2018

Located:  276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

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02 Aug

North Carolina Teachers of Year Take Part in NCCAT Teacher Leadership Institute

OCRACOKE—North Carolina’s 2017–2018 Teachers of the Year joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching to examine educational leadership and positive responses to institutional change.

Teachers of the Year discovered how to continue growth as an educational professional. True leadership emerges naturally from the integrity and identity of the leader. Participants were able to explore their integrity and selfhood in a community of other dedicated teachers who are embracing leadership in their own lives.

27 Jul

Math and STEM Specialists Join NCCAT Faculty to Support Statewide Professional Development Needs

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching strives to meet the current and future needs of North Carolina teachers. As a result, our two new faculty members will lead math and STEM professional learning. Senior Math Specialist Dr. Bonnie Bolado will support teachers incorporating math standards and digital learning into their instruction and Senior STEM Innovator Darcy Grimes will provide hands-on STEM lessons to help teachers prepare students for an ever-changing world.

25 Jul

NCCAT Receives ARC Grant to Support Teacher Leadership Institutes

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) awarded a grant for $95,782.00 to the Development Foundation of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Inc., to support Teacher Leadership Institute programs in 12 western North Carolina counties.

19 Jul

Application Deadline Extended for Frye Honored Educator Scholarship

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is currently taking applications from foreign language or ESL teachers for the Luz M. Frye Honored Educator Scholarship (HES) for FY 2018–2019.

Normally, applications are taken from January 1 thru April 30th. However, due to a lack of applications from foreign language or ESL teachers for academic year 2018–2019 the deadline has been extended.

Click here for NCCAT’s scholarship application.

16 Jul

Summer Math Camp at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—The Smoky Mountain Math Teachers’ Circle (SMMTC), a professional learning community for mathematics teachers in Western North Carolina, gathered for its fourth annual Summer Math Camp July 1–3 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

10 Jul

New Exceptional Children Teachers Join NCCAT for Program

CULLOWHEE—Teachers from across North Carolina took part in “New to the Exceptional Children’s Classroom: Surviving and Thriving” in Cullowhee June 25–29 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

Exceptional Children (EC) teachers have all of the traditional needs of beginning teachers, plus a lot more—and often those additional needs incur the greatest need for support. This program was open to teachers in their first, second or third year of EC teaching.

26 Jun

Kenan Fellows Hold Summer Institute at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—The Kenan Fellows Program from Teacher Leadership held its 2018 Summer Professional Learning Institute at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers,

In May, 25 North Carolina public school educators were named 2018–19 Kenan Fellows. They were selected from an applicant pool of more than 70 educators following a competitive application process. The new Fellows began their year together at NCCAT on June 18–22.

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