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Honored Education Scholarship Application Process Open

Applications for 2022 are now being accepted. Please complete your application by April 30, 2022. Honored Educator Scholarships (HES) provide an opportunity for selected teachers to attend an NCCAT seminar of their choice. An HES covers all costs associated with participation in a five-day NCCAT seminar, including program materials, instruction, food, lodging, transportation, and substitute teacher.  The honored educator also receives $250 for use in the classroom.


NCCAT 2022 Prudential NC Beginning Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

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Twenty-seven teachers from across North Carolina have been selected as finalists for the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) 2022 Prudential NC Beginning Teacher of the Year Award in honor of their dedication, innovation, and ability to inspire students to achieve.

NCCAT Math Badge Open Now For Participant Registration

276 NCCAT Drive, Cullowhee 28723

NCCAT is pleased to offer our K-5 Math Badge Series for North Carolina teachers and coaches interested in strengthening math instruction in their classrooms and schools. Can’t wait to see you at NCCAT! Attend all four and earn an NCCAT math badge or attend individual sessions to deepen your own understanding of the necessities of effective math instruction.

Consider supporting NCCAT's work on Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is a day where everyone, everywhere can do something to support the good causes that mean so much to them.You can volunteer your time; donate money; share your skills; campaign for something; donate goods, food, or clothes; organize a community event such as a street or park clean-up or a coffee morning. We hope you will consider supporting our work to support teachers and impact students here at NCCAT this #GivingTuesday. CLICK HERE TO DONATE ONLINE

Success from the Start registration for January open

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.

NC STEM Schools of Distinction Rubric: Tool for School Improvement at NCCAT

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.