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01 Jul

Strong September Programs Highlight NCCAT Schedule

Several quality programs will be offered by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, this September.

Registration is open now. Programs that will be available now:

 14193 • LITERACY FOR NON-LITERACY TEACHERS—CULLOWHEE

August 30–September 2

Designed specifically for non-literacy teachers in the elementary grades.

28 Jun

North Carolina Teacher of the Year Takes Part in Leadership Program at NCCAT

OCRACOKE (June 28, 2016)—North Carolina Teacher of the Year Bobbie Cavnar brought his message of giving back and caring deeply for students to the “North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching Teacher Leadership Institute” in Ocracoke in June.

Cavnar, a South Point High School English and journalism teacher from Gaston County, and 19 other teachers took part in the program examining teacher leadership held at NCCAT, a national leader in professional development for educators.

15 Jun

NCCAT Honored Educator Scholarship Established for Distinguished Polk County Educator

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, has established the William J. Miller Honored Educator Scholarship to honor an educational leader who served more than 30 years in the school district he attended as a student.

06 Jun

NCCAT Online Now has Digital Badges

Participants in NCCAT Online can now receive digital badges as part of the program.

Digital badges are a way to capture and communicate what an individual knows and can demonstrate in any given field. While this electronic method of recognizing an individual’s knowledge and skills has been around for several years, it has recently gained momentum as a way to recognize individual’s learning. Digital badges are a way to certify the skills of a learner in basic education programs that are valued in schools.

31 May

Beginning Teachers Can Have Success From the Start with NCCAT

Open to teachers in their first, second, or third year of teaching, “Success From the Start: How to Survive and Thrive Your First Three Years in the Classroom” supports motivated beginning teachers by strengthening their knowledge base and classroom expertise.

The program will be offered by the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development for teachers, in Cullowhee and Ocracoke.

23 May

NCCAT Participant Starts Sports Book Club

Melissa Edwards, a gifted education teacher in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, came away from a program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers, with an idea to reach readers of all levels.

Edwards attended “Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys to Books” led by Dr. Ernest Johnson.

17 May

NCCAT Fall Registration Open

CULLOWHEE (May 17, 2016)—North Carolina educators have plenty of opportunities throughout the Fall to attend the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for teachers.

For more information on available programs visit our program calendar at http://www.nccat.org/programs/calendar-seminars

10 May

Salisbury School Works At NCCAT Solution and Planning Team Program

CULLOWHEE (May 10, 2016)—A team from Elizabeth Duncan Koontz Elementary School in Salisbury made the most of a Solution and Planning team program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development.

03 May

Summer is the Perfect Time to Keep the Learning Going with NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (May 3, 2016)—Teachers know better than anyone else that learning doesn’t stops in the summer. The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a national leader in professional development, is committed to providing high-quality professional development that helps keep the learning going.

With topics including digital learning, early grades literacy, beginning teachers and more available, the summer is a great to have an NCCAT experience.

Here are a few offerings coming up:

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.

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