Open to teachers in their first, second, or third year of teaching, this program supports motivated beginning teachers by strengthening their knowledge base and classroom expertise. Teachers will develop their craft by understanding how to teach to the depth of their standards and differentiating for multiple levels of learners. Beginning educators will also have the opportunities to refine their teaching philosophies and class expectations.
CULLOWHEE - January registration has opened for The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.
Applicants are encouraged to register as soon as possible to ensure a position in the program.
We appreciate these educators joining us for "NC STEM Schools of Distinction Rubric: Tool for School Improvement" in Cullowhee. During this three-day planning institute schools will review the overarching principles of the Rubric, consider what each principle means in the context of their individual school, assess the school’s readiness, draft a strategic plan and develop next steps for school improvement or to apply for the NC STEM Schools of Distinction. The institute will include whole group discussion to learn from best practices across the state and individual school team planning.
CULLOWHEE – Curriculum Leaders from across the state joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming, for the fifth NCCAT Curriculum Leaders Conference Sept. 15-17 in Cullowhee.
North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) faculty members Ms. Elizabeth Joyce and Dr. Mandy Taylor are part of an educational effort to lead the development of effective instructional approaches and content that teachers can use when schools must close for unforeseen disruptions, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this session, we will discover ways to differentiate in a digital environment. Strategies, scenarios, tips, tricks, and practices will be shared to increase student engagement. Participants will be given an opportunity to understand how differentiating with technology can help them create student personalized learning profiles. We will explore how to use technology to teach to different learning styles so that retention is easier. Technology will be used so that teachers can connect with every student, and build stronger relationships that promote learning.