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26 Feb

One Appointed and Two Reappointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE (February 26, 2016)—Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Douglas Scott Penland of Hayesville, and reappointed Elaine Boone of Burnsville, and Greg West of Fayetteville 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.

23 Feb

North Carolina Connections Academy Teachers Train at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (February 23, 2016)—The North Carolina Connections Academy came to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching February 16–18 for a “Solution and Planning Teams” program.

NCCAT faculty member Elizabeth Joyce (digital learning) and Deb Teitelbaum (teamwork) made presentations.

The training’s emphasis on online instruction tied into Digital Learning Day, a national campaign to highlight teaching practices and showcase technology innovations. NCCAT is a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

12 Feb

NCCAT Summer Registration Now Open for Educators

CULLOWHEE (February 12, 2016)—North Carolina educators have plenty of opportunities throughout the summer to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

05 Feb

AIG Teachers Find Resources and Time Valuable at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (February 5, 2016)—Robin Sechrist is the only Academic or Intellectually Gifted (AIG) teacher at Efland Creeks Elementary School in Orange County, so when she had the chance to join other teachers at “How Do Gifted Students Grow? AIG Concepts and Digital Resources” she jumped at the chance. And she is glad she did.

Sechrist and 26 other teachers took part in the January program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

29 Jan

New Dates for Upcoming NCCAT Programs

CULLOWHEE (January 29, 2016)—Dates have changed for future opportunities at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming. Join us for high-quality professional development designed for use in any classroom.

15 Jan

Registration Open for #edcampWNC in April

CULLOWHEE (January 15, 2016)—For the fourth time EdCampWNC will be held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development. The event will take place Saturday April 23 in Cullowhee.

05 Jan

Experience NCCAT This February

CULLOWHEE (January 5, 2016)—February at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching is a perfect month for a first-time experience or to join us again. Program topics include Differentiated Learning, Digital Technology, Using Data, Engaging Parents, Teacher ePortfollos, Social Studies, Literacy Instruction, and much more.

NCCAT models best practices for application to the classroom. The high-quality professional development offered at our campuses in Cullowhee and Ocracoke has had direct impact in schools:

22 Dec

NCCAT Announces Honored Educator Scholarship Application Process Now Open

NCCAT's Honored Educator Scholarship (HES) program pays tribute to outstanding educators and individuals by providing scholarship funds in their names. Scholarship funds can be named in honor of classroom teachers, coaches, administrators, school board members, or community volunteers—anyone whose teaching or influence in public education has made a positive difference in the lives of others. Each fully endowed scholarship is awarded annually to a North Carolina teacher based on criteria determined by the scholarship benefactor.

14 Dec

BB&T Charitable Foundation Supports Teacher Leadership Institutes

CULLOWHEE (December 14, 2015)—The BB&T Charitable Foundation of Winston-Salem awarded $15,000 for a second year to support the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching’s Teacher Leadership Institutes (TLIs).

11 Dec

NCCAT Board Chairman and Future Executive Director Visit Cullowhee Campus

CULLOWHEE (December 11, 2015)—North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Board of Trustees Chairman Linda Daves and future Executive Director Dr. M. Brock Womble visited the western North Carolina campus Dec. 8–9.

Daves and Womble talked with staff at a meeting on campus, visited with teachers from across the state of North Carolina who were on campus attending two programs during the week and met with Western Carolina University Chancellor David Belcher during their visit.

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