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New Literacy programs coming to NCCAT in April apply now

Make plans to join NCCAT for two exciting Literacy Professional Development programs in April. NCCAT's instructional programs reflect the broad range of unique professional development topics for public school teachers and other educators. Challenging formats, combined with professional learning communities, shape the NCCAT offerings. All programs incorporate state standards.

Canvas - Time to Design at NCCAT Ocracoke in March

2 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960

Canvas is a useful tool whether it s for fully online courses or to create modules for a blended teaching approach, but who has the time and support to craft great Canvas resources? This program will give teachers exactly that - the time and support needed to accomplish their Canvas design goals. Teachers will learn best practices for building lessons, assignments, discussions, and modules while being supported in their work.

MEETING NOTICE:

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Board of Trustees will convene a meeting at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 7, 2023, at the NCCAT Cullowhee campus, located at 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC, 28723. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss recent legislative matters.

Empowering Middle Grades Math Learners this March

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Now more than ever, middle grades students need math classroom structures that honor their strengths and create problem-solving mindsets. Let's explore strategies that bring engagement and strengths-based teaching to the middle grades classroom. Sessions for this program will include authentic problem-solving strategies, number sense routines, and vocabulary instructional practices. This program is intended for math teachers in grades 5-8.

Math badge opportunities at NCCAT available in February

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723

Two Math badge opportunities are coming to NCCAT this February.  Math I Badge 1: Core Instruction Practices is on February 14 at Cullowhee.  Math I Badge 2: Rigor and Representations is on February 15 at Cullowhee. The Math Badge journey focuses on helping educators bring the best practices for math instruction to life in their classrooms. Participants who earn the NCCAT Math Badge will apply their new learning in various settings, including classroom instruction and coaching.

NCCAT Ocracoke campus hosts community meeting about future plans on Jan. 27

2 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) would like to share a preliminary draft for adding and renovating the NCCAT Ocracoke campus.  An opportunity for community input will occur on Friday, January 27, 2023, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the NCCAT Ocracoke campus building.

February professional development at NCCAT registration open

NCCAT's instructional programs reflect the broad range of unique professional development topics for public school teachers and other educators. Challenging formats, combined with professional learning communities, shape the NCCAT offerings. All programs incorporate relevant state standards. Seminar faculty model best practices for application to the 21st-century classroom. Find out more about February programs now.

Charter School Connections in February at NCCAT Ocracoke

2 Irvin Garrish Highway, Ocracoke, NC 27960

Join NCCAT for Charter School Connections in February! How can charter school teachers build support networks for schools, staff, and students? Explore how teachers can better advocate for their specific school and charters and how to develop your leadership style to help support school initiatives. Learn best practices in connecting students to digital learning and student leadership development through exploring personalized, project-based, and flipped learning. Discuss ways to model these practices in your schools.

Meeting Notice:

NCCAT Cullowhee Campus Building Project Committee Meeting
Monday, January 23, 2023
4:00 pm
A virtual and in-person meeting
The meeting may be accessed at the following link: https://www.nccat.org/

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Cullowhee Campus Building Project Committee will convene a meeting at 4:00 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2023, via Zoom and in-person at 276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee, NC 28723. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the NCCAT Cullowhee Campus Capital Project.

NCCAT phone systems temporarily down starting Tuesday for required maintence

North Carolina educators, due to required maintenance to ensure great performance moving forward, our phone systems will be down starting Tuesday. We'll update on social media and our website when the phone system is back operational. Our website www.nccat.org will still be up and running, so we hope you will make plans for professional development and apply.