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22 Jul

North Carolina Teachers of the Year take part in NCCAT Program

OCRACOKE - North Carolina’s 2018-2019 Teachers of the Year joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching for “Teacher Leadership Institute: Teacher of the Year” in Ocracoke July 8-12.

15 Jul

Instructional coaches professional development from NCCAT

Instructional Coaches join NCCAT on September 20th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Cullowhee to learn about supporting teachers with instructional practices in your schools. This one-day professional development "14975: Focus Friday - Coaching Instructional Initiatives" will focus on best practices for implementing instructional initiatives, and strategies for leading professional learning communities that empower teachers.

03 Jul

Kenan Fellows hold Summer Institute at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—For the 12th year, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching's western campus hosted the Professional Learning Summer Institute for the incoming cohort of Kenan Fellows from June 17-21.

02 Jul

EdcampWNC at NCCAT registration open now

CULLOWHEE—Educators can learn and share during a day of professional development at EdCampWNC Saturday, Oct. 12 at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

26 Jun

Governor Cooper appoints four members to NCCAT Board of Trustees

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.

21 Jun

New Lab open at NCCAT Cullowhee campus

CULLOWHEE – Teachers can collaborate and work on hands-on, creative projects in the new Lab at NCCAT's Cullowhee campus. 

10 Jun

NCCAT Announces Changes to Board of Trustees

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.

06 Jun

Region 8 Math Collaborative at NCCAT on August 16th

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.

04 Jun

Professional development - Number Talks: Making it Happen!

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.

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.

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