lateral entry teachers

Jul 15, 2019

Business and Marketing Education Licensure Program Helps Teachers Bring Real-World Expertise to Classrooms

Dozens of teachers from across the state enroll each year in the NC State College of Education’s Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program. Two graduates share why they chose to leave their careers for the classroom and how the program, which is the only one of its kind offered in North Carolina, helped them along the way.

May 2, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill to Prepare More Teachers for Elementary and Special Education through Expansion of Online Teacher Licensure Program

Pathway to Practice NC, an online licensure joint program between the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Education, will create new modules that enable residency licensed teachers to work towards specialized licensures in either elementary education or special education thanks to a $200,000 grant from the SECU Foundation. The grant will also provide scholarships for 10 North Carolina teachers to complete the online training.

Nov 21, 2017  |  In the News

WUNC: New Online Program Helps Non-Traditional Teachers Get Licensed

What's the point of Pathway to Practice NC, the joint online program for lateral entry teachers between the NC State College of Education and UNC School of Education? To not only license more teachers who are already in the field, but to train thoughtful, effective teachers who will stay, Alternative Licensure Director Alison Winzeler tells WUNC News.

Nov 7, 2017  |  In the News

The EvoLLLution: Using Online Competency-Based Programming to Create Pathways for Lateral Entry Employees

Alison Winzeler discusses Pathway to Practice North Carolina, a competency-based program designed to help lateral-entry teachers hired by North Carolina schools earn their teaching certifications, in an interview with The EvoLLLution. Winzeler is the coordinator of Pathway to Practice, director of NC TEACH and alternative licensure director at the NC State College of Education.

Sep 14, 2017

Pathway to Practice NC Information Session

We will hold a virtual information session Thursday, Sept. 14, at 3 p.m. for Pathway to Practice NC, our 100 percent online joint program with UNC-Chapel Hill for lateral entry teachers.