Local educators attend NCCAT

CULLOWHEE — Several area educators recently attended programs 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 educators from Sampson County Schools included Jamie C. Scruggins and Crystal N. Peterson of Plain View Elementary School, Virginia Allen of Union Elementary School and Candace Winn of Union Intermediate School.

A participating educator from Clinton City Schools was Juandalynn B. Ray of Sampson Middle 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 a wide variety of high-quality professional development for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade teachers. For more information about NCCAT visit www.nccat.org or call 828-293-5202.