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28 Mar

Literacy, Writing, Digital Learning and More Available Now at NCCAT!

Are you looking for professional development you can use right away? The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, can help. Our professional development team is committed to the highest standards of professional learning grounded in successful practice.

Ninety-four percent of participants self-reported that NCCAT programs had a direct impact on classroom practice. Find out why and join us this year at NCCAT!

Here are a few upcoming offerings:

16 Mar

North Carolina Teachers Explore Literacy Instruction at NCCAT

CULLOWHEE (March 16, 2016)—Teachers from across North Carolina had time to dig deeper into what literacy instruction should look like in today’s classroom during a four-day program at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

“Literacy Instruction to Promote Critical Thinking” investigated intentional instruction that promotes critical thinking skills.

09 Mar

Two Appointed to NCCAT Board of Trustees

CULLOWHEE (March 9, 2016)—Governor Pat McCrory has appointed Jeffery (Jeff) T. Clark of Jacksonville and Robin M. Hiatt of Clayton 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.

08 Mar

NCCAT Presents “Strategies For Teaching And Learning In A Digital Environment”

CULLOWHEE (March 8, 2016)—Educators often find themselves overwhelmed with the constant changes in digital technology and have difficulty utilizing these new tools to modify instruction. To help teachers, the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT), a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers, will present “Strategies for Teaching and Learning in a Digital Environment” in Cullowhee May 31–June 3.

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.

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