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15 Nov

NCCAT Executive Director Speaks at Appalachian State

BOONE—North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Executive Director Dr. M. Brock Womble spoke to about 100 alumni and pre-service teachers at the Appalachian State University Teacher Education Professional Development Conference on Nov. 11.

Womble, who is the seventh executive director at NCCAT, received his undergraduate degree from Appalachian State. More than 15 topics were covered during the conference that allowed students and colleagues to learn more about instructional practices, learning strategies, web tools and professional learning communities.

07 Nov

Canvas Training Opportunities Available from NCCAT

A group of seven Davidson County School educators made the most of the extra time to dive into the world of Canvas with the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

03 Nov

NCCAT Offers Program to Integrate Primary Sources in Middle and High School Curriculum Through Digital Learning

CULLOWHEE—Primary sources, such as photographs, manuscripts, maps, and government documents, are now digitized. Educators can easily access and use them to enhance digital learning for their students.

25 Oct

Fifth #edcampwnc Features Live Streaming of Program

CULLOWHEE—EdcampWNC expanded its reach during the fifth time it has taken place at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, on Oct. 15.

21 Oct

February, March NCCAT Registration Open Now

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

18 Oct

Wells Fargo Awards Grant to Help NCCAT Literacy Programming

CULLOWHEE—Wells Fargo Corporate Giving has awarded a grant of $2,500 to the Development Foundation of the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Inc. (NCCAT) to support professional development literacy programs for North Carolina teachers.

The grant will help cover the cost for teachers attending NCCAT’s programs “Reading, Writing and Ready by Third Grade: Early Grades Literacy Instruction” and “Reading Foundations Training.” Dorcas Masson, NCCAT Development Associate, led a team effort to write the grant.

04 Oct

NCCAT Early Visionary Meets Executive Director

CULLOWHEE—Jean Powell, the woman whose vision created the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, recently met with NCCAT Executive Director Dr. M. Brock Womble.

Dr. Womble met with Powell and her family members on Sept. 28 in Wilmington. He was speaking to the New Hanover-Pender County Medical Society Retired Physicians Section about NCCAT, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers.

23 Sep

NCCAT Board of Trustees Schedules Meeting

CULLOWHEE—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 Friday, Sept. 30, at NCCAT in Cullowhee.

19 Sep

Curriculum Leaders from Across North Carolina Attend NCCAT Conference

CULLOWHEE—More than 100 participants joined the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for North Carolina teachers, for the first NCCAT Curriculum Leaders Conference Sept. 7–9.

16 Sep

EdCampWNC Back for a Fifth Time at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE—EdCampWNC returns to the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, for a fifth time Saturday, Oct. 15.

In April EdCampWNC drew more participants than any previous events with 100. EdCamps, which began in 2010, are not like a traditional conference with a set schedule determined months ahead of the event. This professional development model has an agenda that is created at the start of the event by the participants to fit their needs. Participants are encouraged to attend sessions that are best for them.

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