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17 Jan

NCCAT Board of Trustees Meets Wednesday, Jan. 29, In A Special Called Meeting

A meeting via teleconference of the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Inc., to be held on Wednesday, January 29, 2020, at 4:00 p.m. in Room 215 on the Cullowhee Campus, 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

07 Jan

Application process open for 2020-2021 NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship

Applications for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Honored Educator Scholarship program are being accepted until April 30th.

02 Jan

Charter School Connections Conference coming to NCCAT in March

How can charter school teachers build networks of support for schools, staff, and students? With each charter school operating as an independent LEA, how do we form communities with other charter school educators to share best practices and increase community support?

09 Dec

NCCAT Online professional development registration open

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 Programs.Certificates will be emailed by the end of the quarter for those who successfully complete the course. North Carolina public school educators with an active NC teaching license are eligible for NCCAT Online.

05 Dec

Mooresville Graded School District teacher named NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year

CULLOWHEE –  Leanne Rose, a second-grade teacher at Park View Elementary School in the Mooresville Graded School District, was named the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Beginning Teacher of the Year in a special ceremony Thursday, December 5, 2019.

The award was presented for the first time at the NCCAT Cullowhee Campus with finalist from across the state in attendance.

26 Nov

NCCAT Teaching the Holocaust program in Washington, D.C

Teachers from across North Carolina took part in the “Teaching the Holocaust: Resources and Reflections” program at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., Nov. 10-15.  This program, for educators involved or interested in teaching about the Holocaust, allows teachers to explore exhibits and other resources at the museum under the guidance of experts, utilizing the museum’s contents, presentations, architecture, and technology.

14 Nov

NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year Award Finalists Announced

Teachers from across North Carolina have been selected as finalists for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Beginning Teacher of the Year Award for their dedication, innovation and ability to inspire students to achieve.

One of these talented educators will be named the 2019 NCCAT Beginning Teacher of the Year. The award will be presented for the first time December 5, 2019, at the NCCAT Cullowhee Campus.

12 Nov

Appalachian Regional Commission grant funds NCCAT programs

Thanks to generous grants by the Appalachian Regional Commission made a Teacher Leadership Insititue with Burke, Clay and Graham Counties possible a the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

01 Nov

NCCAT first "Train the Trainer" held in Cullowhee

NCCAT held a “Train the Trainer” program to help presenters learn the “NCCAT Way” of teaching high-quality professional development. It was a chance for presenters to hone skills and collaborate with others. The program was held the first week of September. 
 
“It was an inspiring time of reflection with so many talented presenters and the chance to hone our facilitation skills,” said Deb Brown, associate director of The Exploris School in Raleigh.
25 Oct

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, November 1, in Cullowhee. The meeting will be held at 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723.

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