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29 Apr

NCCAT Board of Trustees Schedules Meeting

CULLOWHEE (April 29, 2016)—A meeting of the board of trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, at the Public School Forum of North Carolina in Raleigh.

25 Apr

EdCampWNC Draws Record Crowd of 100 Educators

CULLOWHEE (April 25, 2016)—EdCampWNC continues to grow as a day of learning and sharing for educators. The fourth EdCampWNC drew the most participants of any previous event with 100 on April 23 at The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

22 Apr

Fontana Regional Library Annual In-Service Training at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (April 22, 2016)—Around 80 participants attended the Fontana Regional Library annual in-service training at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development, on April 18.

The Fontana Regional Library serves the public in Jackson, Macon and Swain counties. The focus on the training was exploring and discovering the ways the Western North Carolina libraries can reach out to the community and better serve their needs.  The title of the training was “The Power of Libraries: Plugging into our Communities.”

19 Apr

NCCAT Joins with Wake County Schools for Socratic Seminar Classroom Experience

Wake County Public School System Superintendent Dr. James Merrill, Apex High School, and the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development, joined together to provide an excellent discussion on the American Dream during a Socratic Seminar with 30 AP English III students.

06 Apr

Nations, Wong Join NCCAT Team

CULLOWHEE (April 6, 2016)—Sue Nations and Kathy Wong bring respected education leadership backgrounds to new roles at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development.

30 Mar

Honored Educator Scholarship Application Period Ends April 30th

The application period for the 2016–17 North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Honored Educator Scholarships ends April 30, 2016.

NCCAT's Honored Educator Scholarship Program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others.

Scholarship funds provide:

-       Instruction and program materials

-       Substitute teacher reimbursement

-       Teacher travel (excluding expenses for hotels or ferry fees)

28 Mar

Literacy, Writing, Digital Learning and More Available Now at NCCAT!

Are you looking for professional development you can use right away? The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, can help. Our professional development team is committed to the highest standards of professional learning grounded in successful practice.

Ninety-four percent of participants self-reported that NCCAT programs had a direct impact on classroom practice. Find out why and join us this year at NCCAT!

Here are a few upcoming offerings:

16 Mar

North Carolina Teachers Explore Literacy Instruction at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (March 16, 2016)—Teachers from across North Carolina had time to dig deeper into what literacy instruction should look like in today’s classroom during a four-day program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

“Literacy Instruction to Promote Critical Thinking” investigated intentional instruction that promotes critical thinking skills.

09 Mar

Two Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE (March 9, 2016)—Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Jeffery (Jeff) T. Clark of Jacksonville and Robin M. Hiatt of Clayton to the Board of Trustees of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

08 Mar

NCCAT Presents “Strategies For Teaching And Learning In A Digital Environment”

CULLOWHEE (March 8, 2016)—Educators often find themselves overwhelmed with the constant changes in digital technology and have difficulty utilizing these new tools to modify instruction. To help teachers, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, will present “Strategies for Teaching and Learning in a Digital Environment” in Cullowhee May 31–June 3.

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Direct inquires to: Todd Vinyard Public Communications Specialist 828-293-5202 ext. 1219 todd.vinyard@nccat.org

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