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12 Dec

Teachers Dig into Project-Based Learning with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Gaston County teacher Kim Suddreth found the sharing of viewpoints and tools very beneficial during the "Project-Based Learning (PBL) in Digital Format" program recently at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.

06 Dec

NCCAT Employees Participate in “Stuff the Bus” Effort

The Cullowhee NCCAT Sunshine Committee led an effort by NCCAT employees to take part in the “Stuff the Bus” effort by Jackson County Schools.  Employees donated approved hygiene items, individually pre-packaged snakes, and gently used clothing and shoes.

20 Nov

NCCAT Program Allows Pre-Kindergarten Teachers Opportunity to Collaborate

CULLOWHEE—Teachers from across North Carolina were able to explore aspects of daily schedule, classroom community, executive functioning, developmentally appropriate best practices, growth mindset and authentic assessment during “NC PreK: Oral Language is Reading Readiness” in Cullowhee Nov. 13–16.

19 Nov

Wilson County Instructional Coach Finds Value in NCCAT Program

OCRACOKE—Wilson County School Improvement Coach Bryan Holley found “Coaching The Coach: Building and Empowering Teacher Capacity” to be exactly the type of professional development he had been looking for.

“What a wonderful time it has been collaborating and learning with this awesome group of educational leaders,” he wrote on Twitter. “NCCAT’s ‘Coaching the Coach’ session is simply amazing!”

13 Nov

NCCAT Participates in #GivingTuesday

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Celebrates #GivingTuesday

This #GivingTuesday, NCCAT will celebrate giving by thanking North Carolina teachers and those who support them in their dedication towards advancing the teaching profession.

08 Nov

Teachers Talk About the #NCCATimpact

CULLOWHEE—Participants who took part in high-quality professional development at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching,  a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, are sharing about the experience on social media.

Teachers have been using the Twitter hashtag #NCCATimpact to share what they have done with NCCAT programs since they returned to the classroom.

31 Oct

NCCAT Hosts Henderson County Beginning Principals

CULLOWHEE—Henderson County Public School system beginning principals and system leaders continued a professional development program they have hosted at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

19 Oct

R. Phillip Haire NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Endowed

CULLOWHEE—On a night when his contributions to education were recognized with the establishment of an Honored Educator Scholarship through the Development Foundation of North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Inc., R. Phillip Haire paid tribute to his family and his teachers.

15 Oct

Focus Friday: NCCAT Literacy Badge available

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching will begin a five-session series of one day professional learning programs to enable teachers to earn an NCCAT Literacy Badge. Attend all five and earn the badge or attend individual sessions of your choice based on interest and need. The programs will be at the NCCAT Cullowhee campus from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays from November through February.

08 Oct

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 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday, October 19, in Cullowhee.

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