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17 Feb

NCCAT alum helps create literacy program

Sandra McMahan is an educator and an NCCAT alum. She is also the mother of members of the tremendous band Mountain Faith, which has appeared on "America’s Got Talent" among other honors. The group and Sandra have a wonderful new program that is working to help students write creatively and discover the importance and benefits of quality writing. More about it at the link below.

Great job Sandra!

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15 Feb

Middle Grades ELA: Teaching Beyond the EOG at NCCAT

Thank you to these teachers from across North Carolina for being with us for "Middle Grades ELA: Teaching Beyond the EOG." Teachers are engaging in and crafting their own language arts activities that engage both the child and the budding adult in each of their students. Activities will address reading, writing, thinking, speaking and listening skills. We appreciate these educators being with us and look forward to keeping in touch!
09 Feb

Burke County teachers develop reading intervention activities while at NCCAT

NCCAT is honored to have Burke County Schools Superintendent Dr. Larry Putnam and a team from Burke County with us in Cullowhee for a Teacher Leadership program. Thank you to them for being with us this week!

09 Feb

Principals of the year announced; two have NCCAT ties

Congratulations to all these principals, especially Jason Griffin and Mary Hemphill, who have attended NCCAT programs. Thank you to all North Carolina principals for all you do! Always let us know if we can help.

26 Jan

Five of nine regional teachers of the year have NCCAT connections

Congratulations to all of the nine teachers from across North Carolina who have been selected as the state's regional Teachers of the Year and will now compete for the title of of 2017 Burroughs Wellcome Fund North Carolina Teacher of the Year. The winner succeeds the 2016 Teacher of the Year, Bobbie Cavnar, a high school English and journalism teacher at South Point High in Gaston County. Part of the honor includes a trip to NCCAT.

Those who have attended or are about to attend NCCAT are:

- Northeast: Amy Parker, Hertford Grammar (Perquimans County Schools)

23 Jan

Happy National Reading Day!

Happy National Reading Day! Thank you to all the teachers who work with NCCAT to improving reading around the state.

Click here for our schedule of programming!

17 Jan

NCCAT annual report available online

The NCCAT annual report is online now. Thank you to everyone who made last year a success and we are looking forward to 2017!

You can view it now by clicking here.

12 Jan

EdCampSTEM WEST takes place January 21, 2017

Good luck to our friends at #EdCampSTEM West! More about the event below ...

The EdCamp STEMWest organizing team is excited to share with you plans for an Edcamp with a STEM focus. This Edcamp has everything that you expect from an Edcamp; dynamic conversations with dedicated educators; relevant sessions created by and lead by the participants; cutting edge pedagogy that will inspire you and motivate your students. Join us for a morning filled with learning focused on science, technology, engineering and math.

10 Jan

Join us for Equipping Your Classroom For Reading Success

Reading, as the old saying goes, is fundamental. However, not all public school students have access to the variety of materials necessary to build a strong reading foundation. Research grant opportunities for purchasing books, digital devices, and other materials to aid in literacy instruction. Explore multiple means of acquiring literacy-related donations and discover open-access materials online. Finally, participate in the sharing of strategies for the effective use of these resources.

Click here for more on this NCCAT program! Join us! 

09 Jan

Sciren Coast Networking Event for Teachers in Eastern NC

We appreciate hearing from the Scientific Research and Education Network (SciREN) on work they are doing to partner with the NC Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores to bring local scientists from around Eastern North Carolina to share their research with teachers in the form of classroom activities.

This event will be the evening of February 16th at the Aquarium at PKS, and check-in will begin at 5:45PM. It is free for teachers, and pizza will be provided! 

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