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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.

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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.

04 Mar

Teachers learn to integrate coding skills in their curriculum with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE - Teachers from across North Carolina joined the North Carolina Center for Advancement of Teaching to learn how to code, how to integrate coding into y our curriculum, and the basics in robotics. The program was titled "Integrate Coding Skills Into Your Curriculum."

20 Feb

McDowell County educators experience NCCAT Teacher Leadership Experience

CULLOWHEE - Teachers from 14 schools across the McDowell County School district recently participated in professional development sessions created to meet their needs and goals at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development for teachers.

“Teacher Leadership Institute: McDowell County” allowed participants to engage in discussion of leadership principles, personal leadership traits, teacher leadership in schools, group dynamics and other aspects of leadership.

15 Feb

Literacy Badge program successful at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE - Teachers from across North Carolina completed the first North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Literacy Badge program. Teachers could attend all five and earn the badge or attend individual sessions of your choice based on interest and need. The effort was part of the new Focus Friday program,

08 Feb

NCCAT opens summer registration

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

Applicants are encouraged to register as soon as possible to ensure a position in the programs. Click here for the Summer 2019 schedule.

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