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2015 Impact

The College of Education will lead the way in North Carolina in increasing opportunities for success in education and reducing achievement gaps.

High Quality Teacher Preparation

  • In the top 5 of teacher production for North Carolina
    • Graduates are employed in 98% of North Carolina LEAs
    • 93% of graduates who took NC teaching positions in 2013 are still teaching
  • First College in North Carolina to be accredited under the new national standards develop by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
    • Received national recognition for nine commendations for outstanding  teacher preparation programs and initiatives

High Performing Teachers

  • 100% of elementary graduates passed the new rigorous licensing exams (statewide pass rate 67%)
  • 82% of NC State teachers meet or exceed their student growth expectation (Standard 6)
    • 26% exceed the student growth expectation, among the highest of any teacher preparation program in NC

Serving North Carolina Public Schools

  • Leading the Digital Transformation of Education in NC through our Friday Institute
  • Developing a National Model for elementary STEM teacher development through the ATOMS grant
  • Creating a robust school leadership pipeline through the Northeast Leadership Academy (NELA)
  • Supporting novice teachers through the NC State Beginning Teacher Institute

Currently ranked #52 by US News & World Report, but by preparing high quality educators  and school administrators, and serving North Carolina Public Schools our impact is beyond measure.