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N-CCS Selects First Cohort of Teacherpreneurs

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Newton-Conover City Schools is proud to introduce our first cohort of Teacherpreneurs – innovative teacher leaders who lead but don’t leave the classroom.  This group of teacher leaders was selected by principals and district leaders based on their leadership potential as well as their relationships with colleagues.  N-CCS Teacherpreneurs will be taking part in a year-long leadership training program that consists ... Read More »

NCCAT Summer Programs Are Open for Registration!


NCCAT invites you to search their list of professional development programs scheduled for the summer. You can now register electronically and they have added a search page for your convenience. Try it out! Note: Please do not apply prior to receiving your principal’s approval to cover your substitute teacher or travel costs, and then completing the N-CCS Prior Approval Form.  Following this process, click ... Read More »

NCCAT’s April to June Programs are Now Available


NCCAT invites you to search its list of professional development programs. You can now register electronically and they have added a search page for your convenience. Try it out! Please remember that if you are interested in attending a workshop, you must speak with your Principal or other supervisor for Prior Approval. April, 2017 14379 * Reaching Reluctant Readers: Bringing Boys ... Read More »

NCCAT PD Opportunities for Fall

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Following are some upcoming professional development opportunities being offered through the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT). Programs are available at the Cullowhee and Ocracoke campuses, online and with NCCAT faculty visiting school districts. NCCAT provides food, lodging and programming. Teachers and/or their districts are responsible for travel to and from the center and the cost of ... Read More »

Upcoming Professional Learning Opportunities from NCCAT

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The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) offers high-quality professional development designed to help educators in all content areas and grade levels. NCCAT provides lodging, meals and program cost. Participants are responsible for travel and substitute teacher reimbursement. Following are some upcoming opportunities educators may find of interest: “The Canvas Connection” Canvas, North Carolina’s Learning Management System, ... Read More »

EdcampWNC To Be Held on October 24th in Cullowhee

Looking for a way to connect with other educators and learn about promising practices in a relaxing environment? Look no further! Edcamp WNC (western North Carolina), scheduled for its third biennial conference on October 24th on the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) Cullowhee campus, is free for educators across the state. If you’ve never been to an edcamp, ... Read More »

NCCAT Summer Registration Now Open

NCCAT is like a learning resort for teachers.  At NCCAT, teachers become learners about subjects that interest them.  You are encouraged to attend seminars outside of your content area that you have always wanted to learn about.  Get pampered with delicious meals, great company, and amazing views.  Think about learning and relaxing at NCCAT this summer.  Click here to check ... Read More »

EdCamp WNC is Back – Better than Ever!

Join amazing, innovative NC educators for a relaxing yet energizing day of professional conversations and fellowship at NCCAT on Saturday, April 18.  There are a few free rooms left for those who would like to stay on Friday night.  Rooms are provided free of charge by NCCAT on a first come first served basis!  NCCAT has generously agreed to provide Saturday ... Read More »

NCMS Embraces STEM Focus for 2015-16 School Year

Did you know that currently in Catawba County, there are over 3,000 vacant jobs in manufacturing available, but workers are not skilled to fill the positions?  These jobs range anywhere from $14-$28 per hour – that’s $28,000 – $60,000 per year.  Many of these jobs do not require a four-year degree.  Careers have changed, and student needs have changed as ... Read More »

The Math Behind the Market – An NCCAT Seminar for Math Teachers

A series of studies measured the practice of using real life financial simulations like “The Stock Market Game” on NAEP math scores and other summative math scores, and found a significant improvement for students who participated in financial simulation games. Learn to integrate “The Stock Market Game” into your math curriculum using proven methods for engagement and success. This program ... Read More »