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26 Jan

Join NCCAT in March or April!

CULLOWHEE—High-quality teaching is important for student success. Explore elements of effective professional development and collaboration critical for growing and supporting great teachers by attending a North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching program at the Cullowhee or Ocracoke campus.

NCCAT, a nationally recognized leader in professional development, covers lodging, meals and conference materials. Travel and substitute teacher cost are not covered. Act now to make sure you have a place in these programs.

March programs include:

11 Jan

NCCAT Announces Honored Educator Scholarship Application Process Now Open

CULLOWHEE—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.

03 Jan

Middle School Educators Work on Reading Comprehension During Time at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—Helping students comprehend what they read was a key part of a weeklong program “Literacy In The Middle Grades: Reading Proficiency” at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

21 Dec

Math Professional Development Opportunity with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—A special professional development program designed for high school math teachers will be available January 23–26 from the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

“Math I: Reaching Out To Struggling Learners” takes place in January in Cullowhee. It is program number 14286.

Struggling learners often need concrete and visual experiences to develop understanding as they move seamlessly between linear, quadratic, and exponential functions and in creating equations.

19 Dec

April, May and June NCCAT Registration Open

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

14 Dec

New STEM and Technology Program Added to NCCAT Schedule

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching has added “Technology Tools To Enhance STEM” to the list of offerings at the Cullowhee campus.

The program, with course number 14359, will be held March 27–30  at NCCAT, a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

09 Dec

English Language Arts Professional Development Opportunities Available

CULLOWHEE—The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) has positions available in four professional development programs designed for high school and middle school ELA teachers and those that coach them.

If you are interested in attending, please apply soon, as space is limited. If you think your colleagues may be interested, please let them know about these up-coming opportunities. NCCAT is a nationally recognized leader in professional development.

Middle Grades ELA: Teaching Beyond the EOG

07 Dec

Group Empowered After “Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys To Books”

CULLOWHEE—Guilford County teacher Amy Gardner came to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching for the first time not sure what to expect during the program “Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys To Books.”

She left four days later feeling empowered to make a difference for readers in her classroom.

22 Nov

Help NCCAT While You Are Shopping Online

CULLOWHEE—As you shop online this holiday season we hope you will consider helping NCCAT with its mission to advance teaching as an art and a profession. Doing this is easy with iGive.com. An average of 3% of what you spend goes to NCCAT.

iGive is a free service where shopping at any 1406 stores like Amazon, Travelocity, Overstock and many more, means a donation to your favorite cause.

To give to NCCAT look under North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Foundation.

18 Nov

Friday Institute and NCCAT Help Teachers Navigate Technology Options to Benefit Students

CULLOWHEE—During the program “4C-ing a Better Learning Experience: Technology and Tools To Transform Your Teaching” in Cullowhee Nov. 1–4, a group of North Carolina teachers engaged in professional development designed to make sure technology in the classroom is a powerful tool for students instead of something that happens to them.

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