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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.

05 Jun

NCCAT Online Available Free to North Carolina Teachers

At NCCAT, we strive to give teachers the tools that they need to support North Carolina students. In addition to our residential, face-to-face programs, we provide a number of online, self-paced courses. All PreK–12th grade North Carolina public school teachers are eligible. NCCAT offers relevant content in an easily accessible format through NCCAT Online.

04 Jun

Make Plans Now to Join NCCAT in September

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching has several professional development opportunities for September. Act now to apply for these programs.

NCCAT, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, helps North Carolina teachers grow in knowledge, skills, compassion, and professionalism so that students become engaged, self-motivated, and successful. Our mission is to advance teaching as an art and a profession.

Here are some programs coming up in September:

29 May

NCCAT Accepting Applications for Two Faculty Positions

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is currently taking applications for two faculty positions.

NCCAT, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, openings are:

Senior STEM Specialist

18 May

NCCAT Focus Friday Looks at Developing Oral Language in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Classrooms

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching hosted nearly 50 educators for “Focus Friday: Developing Oral Language in Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Classrooms” on May 11th.

08 May

NCCAT Fall Registration Open Now

CULLOWHEE—North Carolina educators have several opportunities from September through January to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

07 May

Sam Pattillo Joins NCCAT as Chief Administrative Officer

Sam Pattillo, a highly regarded educator with 30 years of experience in Swain County schools, has been named Chief Administrative Officer at North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching by Executive Director Dr. M. Brock Womble.

23 Apr

Join NCCAT for “Reading, Writing, and Ready by Third Grade: Early Grades Literacy Instruction”

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching presents a program designed for elementary grade teachers and literacy.

“Reading, Writing, and Ready by Third Grade: Early Grades Literacy Instruction” takes place August 20–23 in Ocracoke. Literacy instruction is as difficult as it is essential. This program will provide early grades teachers with a complement of research-based tools and strategies to help answer some of their more burning questions:

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