Teacher Center

A Source for Teachers. A Promise for Students.

Open POLICY BOARD meeting: December 8th @ 4pm via Zoom. Use this link.

CATC Logo creation contest

Students in grades K- 12.

The Cattaraugus-Allegany teacher center has never had a log of its own. There is the statewide logo to the left, but we want a student-designed logo that is more individual. PLease click here to see examples of other local teacher center designs.

Complete the application form and upload by clicking here (see below for the details contained in the form)

deadline is January 31,2022.

the creator of the winning logo will receive a $100 gift certificate and their class will be given a b-b8 sphero robot for a mascot,

Apply to win a BB8 robot for your classroom and $100 gift card for the student designer. Please complete the brief application below and upload your image.

Show your talent and enter our Cattaraugus-Allegany Teacher Center Logo Design Contest. The logo may be used online, in print, shared on social media and on merchandise and printed materials. We want the logo that celebrates the idea of all New York State Teacher Centers: A Source for Teachers. A Promise for Students.

Guidelines for the logo:

There is no age requirement.

All entries must incorporate:

The name of the two counties - Cattaraugus and Allegany, a symbol of a star or the shape of New York State

Design can be in color or black and white. They can be drawn with crayon and scanned, or created on a computer. They could include photography or moving GIF images. Anything you would like to try!

Deadline: Monday, January 31st, 2022 (by 4 p.m.).

You can submit your design by uploading them to this Google Form.

Mykal Karl and the Policy Board Committee will judge the contest. No entrant’s names will be added while judging. The winner will be selected by the Committee and a $100.00 Visa gift card awarded. So get out your crayons, markers, pencils, paints or the medium of your choice and start creating.

Additional questions contact:

Mykal Karl,


*Winning logo becomes the property of the Cattaraugus-Allegany Teacher Center (CATC) to be used to promote the CATC online and in future endeavors.

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Upcoming Book Study -

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Starting in Spring

Free copy of the books available!

Have Your Own Book Study

Your CA Teacher Center will provide a set of up to ten books and a $200 stipend for the facilitation of your own book study.


Choose to complete a book study through Humanities New York Reading and Discussion Grant and receive $150 per session for the facilitation. Click here for more details.

One-hour Zoom Crash Course on 'Starting with Shakespeare': Tuesday, January 11th at 4 pm.

Schoology - online - course. Runs three weeks from January 10th - 31st. No meetings, no scheduled times, completely asynchronous.