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27 Aug

NCCAT names Dr. Mandy Taylor Senior Content Specialist

An accomplished educator with deep roots in North Carolina has joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) faculty.

26 Aug

Beginning Teachers: Ready, Set ... Reset With NCCAT

The first few months of a school year can cause disillusionment for any teacher, but especially for novice educators. During this Focus Friday Session, beginning teachers will examine their current teaching practices in regards to classroom management and identify ways to engage students in learning. In addition, beginning teachers will use data from administrative evaluations and classroom assessments to improve student performance. Come find ways to reset your focus, manage responsibilities, and create joy in the day-to-day art of teaching.

20 Aug

NCCAT Faculty Math Tip and Schedule - Dr. Bonnie Bolado

Dr. Bonnie Bolado, Senior Math Specialist, came to NCCAT after holding a variety of positions in education and serving as a professional development presenter for various educational organizations. Check out a math tip from Dr. Bolado, and apply today to join her for some of the special upcoming Math professional development at NCCAT!

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16 Aug

Differentiating Instruction with Choice Boards and Digital Tools

Join NCCAT to combine two powerful practices, differentiation and digital tools, to create engaging lessons for students in your classroom. This program will explore a framework that ties content, teaching, and digital knowledge together to create standards-aligned choice boards. Participants will learn digital tools to strengthen differentiation, focusing on using choice boards in the classroom. Return to your classroom ready to engage and empower students to take ownership of their learning. 

This program is designed for teachers and instructional coaches in grades 4-9.

04 Aug

NCCAT Fall Registration Open Now For Applications

CULLOWHEE—North Carolina educators have several opportunities from September through January to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

29 Jul

North Carolina Teachers of the Year build team at NCCAT

OCRACOKE - North Carolina's 2021 Burroughs Wellcome NC 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.

23 Jul

Pre-K and Kindergarten: Math and Literacy for Early Childhood Learners

Strengthen your math and literacy teaching strategies for early childhood learners. Join NCCAT for a collaborative program focused on best practices for literacy and math in the pre-K and kindergarten classrooms. Sessions will include conceptual strategies for counting, building number sense, alphabetic knowledge, and phonological awareness. These sessions will focus on foundational skills for reaching our beginning learners in both math and reading.

20 Jul

Writing in the Secondary English Classroom program from NCCAT Registration Open

Writing well allows students to process and organize their thoughts and feelings and to communicate effectively with a range of audiences. Writing well is also one of the most difficult skills to teach, and many find the task overwhelming. The grading alone taxes the commitment of even the best of our profession. In this program, we will examine ways to write and how best to introduce various writing techniques to your students while providing useful, timely feedback.

14 Jul

NCCAT host Smoky Mountain Math Teachers' Circle Summer Immersion in Cullowhee

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching hosted the Smoky Mountain Math Teachers' Circle Summer Immersion Camp July 8-10 in Cullowhee.

07 Jul

NCCAT Online registration open now with free courses

NCCAT Online courses are self-paced modules. Depending on the course, participants can earn 5 or 10 contact hours. There is no charge for NCCAT Online courses.

Programs are available in several different areas.

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