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23 May

Lincoln County teacher lifelong learner with NCCAT

CULLOHWEE - Mary Blanton lives the life of a lifelong learner. Ms. Blanton first attended programs when the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching was at Madison Hall on the Western Carolina University campus.

14 May

NCCAT opens fall registration

CULLOWHEE - Fall registration has opened for The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.

06 May

Jackson County Students Demonstrate Lego Robotics for NCCAT Participants

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.

29 Apr

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, May 3 at the SAS Institute Building T Conference Room 1086 in Cary, NC.
23 Apr

NC Teaching Fellows program conference held at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE - Sixty-two North Carolina Teaching Fellows representing five universities were at NCCAT in Cullowhee on April 5-6.

15 Apr

NCCAT alumnae wins North Carolina Teacher of the Year

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.

10 Apr

NCCAT faculty member participates in student entrepreneur event

CULLOWHEE - NCCAT Senior STEM Innovator Darcy Grimes participated in an event to encourage student entrepreneurs recently at Cherokee Central School.

14876 • Coaches: Leading the Math Way-Cullowhee
02 Apr

Coaches: Leading the Math Way coming to NCCAT in May

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.

28 Mar

Teachers work with NCCAT on National Board Certification

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.

11 Mar

NCCAT presents - Focus Friday: Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed Reality in Schools

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching has a special professional development program coming to the Cullowhee campus on May 17th.

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