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28 Aug

Supporting Instructional Coaches to Lead the Way

Join NCCAT September 8th-10th for the virtual program, Supporting Instructional Coaches to Lead the Way. This program will be facilitated with virtual sessions to support the critical practices of instructional coaches in NC schools. This program will prepare coaches for this ever-changing profession.

24 Aug

Getting Boys Hooked ON Books presented by NCCAT

If you are struggling to get boys to read, you’re not alone! Boys consistently score lower than girls on most indicators of reading proficiency. Exploring the social, psychological, and developmental reasons why boys lag behind girls provides many clues about the reading materials you can use in your classroom to capture the attention of your struggling male readers.

19 Aug

NCCAT thanks Fleming for service as Board chairman

CULLOWHEE – The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching thanked Dr. Aaron L. Fleming for his service as Chairman of the Board of Trustees during the June 22nd meeting.

08 Aug

Professional development opportunities in September

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching has several upcoming opportunities for professional development this September. Free high-quality professional development designed to help as school starts in the fall. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms.

A variety of programs are available from digital learning, literacy, science and social studies.


24 Jul

Interactive website of resources available from NCCAT BTOY Group

Assisted by NCCAT faculty member Darcy Grimes, last year’s NCCAT Beginning Teachers of the Year finalists collaborated recently to discuss distance learning teaching and how to help new teachers cope with the uncertainty of what the upcoming school year will look like.
The result was an interactive website for new teachers. Full of K-12 resources, this website is a hub for best practices in virtual learning. Visit the website at
07 Jul

Early Grade Literacy specialist joins NCCAT faculty to support statewide professional development needs

In striving to meet North Carolina’s current and future needs in early grades literacy, The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching has hired Early Grades Literacy Specialist Gin Hodge to support teachers in incorporating early grades literacy learning into their instruction.

NCCAT, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, responded to an expressed statewide need for professional development in the area of early grades literacy.

30 Jun

NCCAT Announces Board of Trustees Leadership Changes

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. Cory S. Causby of Waynesville as chairman and Dr. Terry W. Worrell as vice chairwoman. The Board also thanked Dr. Aaron L. Fleming of Lillington and Jeffrey T. Clark of Jacksonville, former Board of Trustees’ chairman and vice chairman respectively, for their vital service to the Board.

26 Jun

NCCAT Math Collaborative virtual opportunity

Please join NCCAT for a virtual opportunity to network and collaborate about math instruction July 30- 31, 2020. Teachers, instructional coaches, district leaders, and school leaders are invited.

18 Jun

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Board of Trustees Meets

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Board of Trustees will meet Monday, June 22, starting at 9 a.m.

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