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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.
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.
CULLOWHEE - As we begin the 2019-2020 school year, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching would like to extend an opportunity for networking and collaboration on August 16th for Region 8 districts. The program is 14966: Region 8 Math Collaborative in Cullowhee. District leaders, school leaders, and teachers are invited to explore conceptual modeling for the NC Math Standards and make plans to partner with NCCAT for professional learning in your district.
CULLOWHEE - Join us on August 19th to begin the school year facilitating number talks with your students. The program is number 14967 "Number Talks: Making it Happen!" in Cullowhee. As students grow in mathematics, their abilities to work flexibly with numbers and communicate their thinking should be routinely practiced.
This one-day program will teach the strategy of number talks, which is a five to fifteen-minute math dialogue designed to grow students’ mental math strategies.
CULLOWHEE – Lego teams from three Jackson County schools showed teachers how it is done at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching during the “Lego Robotics 2.0” program on April 9-12
Educators spent four days learning about the N.C. FIRST LEGO LEAGUE and how they can use Lego Robotics with their own students.
Mariah Morris, a second-grade teacher at West Pine Elementary School in Pinehurst, has been named the 2019 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Morris has attended professional development programs at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement, a recognized national leader in professional development for teachers.
School coaches can refine their math coaching strategies and develop new avenues to coach colleagues during "14876 - Coaches Leading the May Way" at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching in Cullowhee May 20-23.
CULLOWHEE – Teachers from across North Carolina joined other initial candidates for a weekend of facilitated support and collaboration to work on components two–four of their National Board certification submission at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development for teachers.
Participants were expected to have a draft of at least one component before attendance. Best practices for completing components were shared.