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Alison Winzeler

Alternative Licensure Director


Pathway to Practice Director

NC TEACH Director


Dr. Alison Winzeler is the Alternative Licensure Director for NC State’s College of Education and the Director of Pathway to Practice, a competency-based teacher licensure program that serves over 30 counties in North Carolina. For the past eleven years, she has served as program director for NC TEACH, a face-to-face teacher preparation program. Dr. Winzeler is a former high school English teacher and most interested in innovative course design and delivery for new teacher preparation. Specifically, she is interested in supporting teachers that work in more geographically remote areas who have limited opportunities to engage in traditional teacher professional development.


Ph.D. Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis North Carolina State University 2019

M.Ed. Secondary English Education Wake Forest University 2001

B.A. Literature University of North Carolina - Asheville 2000