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23 Jul

Pre-K and Kindergarten: Math and Literacy for Early Childhood Learners

Strengthen your math and literacy teaching strategies for early childhood learners. Join NCCAT for a collaborative program focused on best practices for literacy and math in the pre-K and kindergarten classrooms. Sessions will include conceptual strategies for counting, building number sense, alphabetic knowledge, and phonological awareness. These sessions will focus on foundational skills for reaching our beginning learners in both math and reading.

20 Jul

Writing in the Secondary English Classroom program from NCCAT Registration Open

Writing well allows students to process and organize their thoughts and feelings and to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. Writing well is also one of the most difficult skills to teach, and many find the task overwhelming. The grading alone taxes the commitment of even the best of our profession. In this program, we will examine ways to write and how best to introduce various writing techniques to your students while providing useful, timely feedback.

14 Jul

NCCAT host Smoky Mountain Math Teachers' Circle Summer Immersion in Cullowhee

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching hosted the Smoky Mountain Math Teachers' Circle Summer Immersion Camp July 8-10 in Cullowhee.

07 Jul

NCCAT Online registration open now with free courses

NCCAT Online courses are self-paced modules. Depending on the course, participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours. There is no charge for NCCAT Online courses.

Programs are available in several different areas.

01 Jul

Chile couple find surprise of NCCAT professional learning helpful to teaching career

Valeska Arriagada and Felipe Santibanez have found much of teaching is the same in the United States since coming from Chile. The husband and wife educators found similarities dealing with students and seeing them grow in knowledge.

28 Jun

2021-22 Kenan Fellows begin year at NCCAT in Cullowhee

NCCAT was honored to host the 2021-22 Kenan Fellows at our Cullowhee Campus as they came together for the first time June 21-26. The Kenan Fellows Program for Teacher Leadership offers a wide variety of immersive summer work experiences for K-12 public and charter school teachers in North Carolina. The summer internship is the centerpiece of the program and is supported by a series of professional learning institutes designed and facilitated by a faculty of Kenan Fellows alumni.

18 Jun

NCCAT host orientation for first Call Me MiSTER cohort

NCCAT was honored to host the first Western Carolina University Call Me MiSTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models) orientation in Cullowhee. The purpose of the program is to increase the pool of available male teachers of color in the Western Carolina region and across the state of North Carolina. The first orientation took place June 18th at the NCCAT campus in Cullowhee.

15 Jun

NCCAT part of The Belk Foundation Summer Grants

Thank you to The Belk Foundation for their support of NCCAT with grant funding to help bring national expertise to state education leaders at the fall Curriculum Leaders Conference and Literacy Leaders Conference led by NCCAT. A $40,000 grant will support a program to bring national expertise to state education leaders at the fall Curriculum Leaders Conference and Literacy Leaders Conference.

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08 Jun

Regional Teacher of the Year values NCCAT experience

Nicole Rivers is a 15-year veteran educator who has regularly attended professional development courses at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching. The 2021 Burroughs Wellcome Fund Sandhills Regional Teacher of the Year does not hesitate when asked what she would tell North Carolina teachers about attending NCCAT.

03 Jun

Meaningful Math Professional Learning with NCCAT

Are you looking for relevant math professional learning this summer? If so, join NCCAT to engage in meaningful learning while collaborating with colleagues from across NC. Whether joining virtually or in-person this summer, we have programs to fit your learning needs.

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