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Richard L. Thompson Named Interim Executive Director of NCCAT


Dr. Elaine Franklin, executive director of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, recently announced that she will be leaving the center at the end of August to direct the Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development at NC State University. Franklin has been the executive director of NCCAT since April 2011. Franklin noted that NCCAT and the Kenan Fellows Program have worked closely for a number of years and she looks forward to growing that relationship.

NCCAT Executive Director Receives National Distinguished Service Award


North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Interim Executive Director Dr. Richard L. Thompson was honored, along with two other educators, by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), Friday (Feb. 14), with a Distinguished Service Award. A ceremony to recognize these individuals was held at AASA’s Conference on Education in Nashville, Tenn.