Applying to NCCAT

Who is Eligible? North Carolina certified pre-K through 12th grade teachers who are employed in North Carolina public schools, including charter schools, are eligible to attend NCCAT programs. (This may include school administrators, counselors, library media specialists, lead teachers, and mentors.) 

Please check with your principal prior to applying to be sure your travel/substitute teacher costs will be covered by your school.

What is Provided? NCCAT provides your food, lodging and programming. Teachers and/or their districts are responsible for travel and substitute teacher costs.

How Do I Submit an Application? Select the events you wish to apply for in the shopping cart below.

How Do I Know If I've Been Accepted? Once we have received your completed application, we will email notification of your placement status to you as well as your principal/director.

Questions? Please contact NCCAT Teacher Services by phone 828-293-5202 or email

15791 Literacy and Diversity
English teachers, literacy coaches, and librarians: this is the course for you! Ever wonder if you are supplying materials that meet the needs of ALL students and showcasing global awareness? This course is designed to get educators thinking about the books we choose for our schools and what those selections say to our students. During this course, you will learn ways to analyze your reading selections, find resources to guide diverse collections, and learn about various book awards that highlight different ethnicities, cultures, genders, and colors. This course will also highlight the importance of graphic novels in the classroom as a way to reach dormant readers. While there are discrepancies in the publishing industry, it is our job as educators to demand diverse books for our PreK-12 students, and this course is the first step in learning more.
Session ID: 15791 Literacy and Diversity
Location: Canvas Online
Dates: Apr 1, 2021 - Jun 11, 2021
Time: Self-Paced
Instructional Hours: 10.0
Registration End Date:
Jun 1, 2021 12:00 AM