We have two state-approved Educator Preparation Programs for individuals who want to teach while earning their teaching license. Follows these steps to qualify for these programs and earn your full teaching license.
To be eligible for a teaching position in North Carolina, you need a 2.70 GPA for your bachelor’s degree and:
- 24 hours in your subject area OR
- Degree in your subject area OR
- Praxis/Pearson exam/s in your area
State Board policy also states that when hired, the residency teacher must be enrolled in a state-approved Educator Preparation Program (EPP). The NC State College of Education offers several EPP programs you can choose from.
Pathway to Practice NC
A joint program with UNC-Chapel Hill, this 100% online program is specifically designed for teachers on a temporary license who need to clear their North Carolina provisional teaching license and emphasizes a competency-based education.
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