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08 Mar

“Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” Program Coming to NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Math, science and social studies teachers will have chance to see that writing offers a tool for both instruction and assessment during “Writing in the Middle School Content Area Classroom” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

The program, which is number 14613, takes place April 16–19 in Cullowhee. Participants will have the opportunity to practice writing and give constructive feedback.

26 Feb

First “Focus Friday” Held at NCCAT Offers Deep Dive into Dyslexia

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) hosted 41 teachers from across North Carolina for its first “Focus Friday” event on Feb. 23 in Cullowhee. Titled “A Deep Dive Into Dyslexia,” participants were able to deepen their knowledge and expertise as it relates to awareness, instruction and assessment of students exhibiting difficulties in reading consistent with dyslexia.

Discussion for the day centered on the science of reading—why students experience reading difficulty—and the causes and characteristics of dyslexia and reading disabilities.

21 Feb

Iredell-Statesville Teacher Credits NCCAT with Decision to Remain in Profession

CULLOWHEE—Erin Walle believes things would have turned out very different if she hadn’t attended the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

09 Feb

NCCAT Summer Registration Begins Today

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

We provide professional development designed for the needs of North Carolina teachers. Topics include Digital Learning, Early Grades Literacy, Differentiated Instruction, Gifted Teaching Strategies, Beginning Teacher Support, Teacher Leadership, Writing Strategies and STEM.

01 Feb

NCCAT Literacy Professional Development Offerings Available Now

Teachers looking for literacy credit needs can find them at upcoming programs through The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). Literacy professional development options at our campuses in Cullowhee and Ocracoke are available now.

17 Jan

NCCAT Alumna Kara Ball Selected as National Teacher of the Year Finalist

CULLOWHEE—Kara Ball, an alumna of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, has been selected as one of the four finalists for the the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO) National Teacher of the Year.

Ball, a 4/5 grade teacher at DeLalio Elementary School teaches science, technology, engineering and math. She attended the program “Catching Up With Your Students: Digital Learning” at NCCAT in 2015. She is the 2018 Department of Defense Education Activity Teacher of the Year.

11 Jan

Elevate Educators and Schools with NCCAT Professional Development in 2018

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development, is offering teachers several programs for professional development to start out 2018.

NCCAT has identified and targeted professional development priorities for North Carolina educators. We solicited and listened to district curriculum leaders and teachers while incorporating state legislation and licensure updates when determining our programming this year.

04 Jan

NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Program Application Process Open

CULLOWHEE—NCCAT's Honored Educator Scholarship (HES) program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals by providing scholarship funds in their names. Scholarship funds can be named in honor of classroom teachers, coaches, administrators, school board members, or community volunteers—anyone whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others. Each fully endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a North Carolina teacher based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

18 Dec

Join NCCAT for Math Professional Development in 2018

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is offering several programs to help mathematics teachers develop teaching methods that better enable mathematics students to learn. For more on NCCAT programs visit www.nccat.org.

12 Dec

Charter School Teacher of the Year Shares NCCAT Experience

Deborah Brown, the 2017–2018 North Carolina Charter School Teacher of the Year, has been a participant and presenter at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in teacher professional development. Mrs. Brown shared her thoughts below on her time at NCCAT. We appreciate her dedication to education and the chance we’ve had to work with her here at NCCAT.

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