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28 Mar

Mitchell County Educators Examine Teacher Leadership with NCCAT

OCRACOKE—During a Teacher Leadership Institute program 12 members of a Mitchell County Schools team focused on creating more teacher leaders while at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

The four-day program in Ocracoke allowed educators the chance to work on efforts to help teacher leadership in the Mitchell County district. The new offering is designed to respond to the needs of school districts.

24 Mar

Miller Joins NCCAT Staff

CULLOWHEE—William (Bill) Miller, a former superintendent of Polk County Schools, has been named Educational Planning and Development Consultant at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching.

22 Mar

NCCAT Offers Learning Opportunity Focused on Motivating Disengaged Students

CULLOWHEE—The complex, multi-faceted issue of student engagement will be addressed from April 18–21 during the program “Motivating Disengaged Students.” The professional development offering will be held at the Cullowhee campus of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

“Motivating Disengaged Students” will cover classroom-specific techniques and motivational tactics that teachers may incorporate into their own customized classrooms.

17 Mar

Registration for NCCAT Solar Eclipse Program Closes Next Week

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a nationally recognized leader in professional development, will partner with Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) from April 10–13 to offer “Total Solar Eclipse Training” to K–6 educators from across the state.

Registration for this special opportunity with NCCAT will close next week.

09 Mar

Raleigh School Finds Time at NCCAT Valuable

CULLOWHEE—Seven members of the Research Triangle High School faculty recently worked on personalized learning plans at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

01 Mar

NCCAT Summer Registration Open Now

CULLOWHEE—North Carolina educators have several opportunities in June, July and August to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

27 Feb

NCCAT Teams Up to Offer Solar Eclipse Training for Educators

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) will partner with Pisgah Astronomical Research Institute (PARI) from April 10–13 to offer “Total Solar Eclipse Training” to K–6 educators from across the state.

On August 21, a portion of the western part of the state will experience a total solar eclipse for approximately two and a half minutes. Prior to the “Great American Eclipse,” 15 teams of two teachers apiece will be offered valuable information and insight into this rare celestial phenomenon.

21 Feb

NCCAT Helps Teachers Catch Up With Their Students on Digital Learning

CULLOWHEE—Teachers will acquire new skills for incorporating digital learning into their classroom during the professional development program “Catching Up With Your Students: Digital Learning” April 24–27 in Cullowhee.

20 Feb

Burke County Educators Work on Teacher Leadership with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—A team of Burke County educators worked on creating more teacher leaders in the district during a specialized program from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

For four days in Cullowhee, the 21 educators took part in a variety of efforts to help teacher leadership flourish in the district. The Teacher Leadership Institute program is a new offering designed to respond to the needs of school districts.

16 Feb

Regional Teacher of the Year Anthony Johnson Visits NCCAT

Isenberg Elementary School teacher Anthony Johnson had a very positive first experience at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

Johnson is the 2017 Southwest Regional Teacher of the Year.  He attended “Moving From Consumers To Creators: Empowering The Digital Generation” at Cullowhee this year. He has taught elementary and middle school for the last 14 years, including 13 years in Rowan-Salisbury Schools.

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