Local educators attend NCCAT seminars

By Wendy Byerly Wood

February 20, 2014

CULLOWHEE — Leslie G. Hooper of Surry Central High School and April R. Swarey of Elkin High School attended seminars held at the North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, a recognized national leader in professional development programming for our state’s teachers.

Participating from Yadkin County Schools was Gina L. Moxley of Forbush High School.

Increasing teacher effectiveness is fundamental to improving public education. NCCAT provides teachers with new knowledge, skills, teaching methods, best practices and information to take back to their classrooms. NCCAT conducts interdisciplinary, topic-specific seminars for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers.

For more information about NCCAT’s professional development programs, visit www.nccat.org or call 828-293-5202.