pathway to practice

Feb 20, 2020

How NC State’s College of Education Helps In-Service Teachers Across North Carolina Succeed

The NC State College of Education graduates educators who rate among the best in statewide performance measures. But our work to prepare extraordinary educators extends beyond pre-service teachers. From professional development opportunities to advanced degree programs for in-service teachers across North Carolina, programs and partnerships with public school districts are working to ensure that all students receive a high-quality education.

Feb 7, 2020

The EvoLLLution: Helping Adults Change Careers with a Pathway to Practice

Alison Winzeler, director of NC TEACH and alternative licensure at the NC State College of Education and coordinator of Pathway to Practice, discusses the progress of the Pathway to Practice program and lessons that have been learned since its launch. 

Oct 29, 2019

NC State Education Awarded $2.5M in Research Funding August-October, 2019

Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education, including its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, were awarded $2,467,124 to support 15 research projects from Aug. 1 to Oct. 21, 2019.

Sep 16, 2019  |  Academics and Programs

Pathway to Practice NC Accepting Applications for Elementary Education, Special Education Teacher Licensure Programs

Pathway to Practice NC, an online teacher licensure joint program offered by the NC State College of Education and UNC-Chapel Hill School of Education, is now accepting applications from teachers interested in becoming fully licensed to teach in elementary education or special education.

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.

Dec 4, 2018

The James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal: NC State, UNC Partner to Combat Teacher Shortage

Pathway to Practice, a joint program between the NC State College of Education and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is providing an innovative solution to North Carolina's teacher shortage by offering a new online, competency-based program for lateral-entry teachers. Lateral-entry teachers can clear their provisional North Carolina teaching licenses through the program in 12 to 18 months.

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.

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.