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Our alumni, faculty and graduates create networks that last a lifetime. Through staying connected while changing the world around them, the impact a TELS education makes becomes abundantly clear.

Over 14,000 Strong

Our exceptional roster of alumni encompasses leaders in education throughout North Carolina and beyond.

The Power of Extraordinary

The TELS mission of advancing scholarship through creating leaders and advocates in the field of education wouldn’t be possible without the success of our alumni. Equipped with a strong working knowledge of effective pedagogies that result in careers ranging from teachers and school leaders to administrators and expert researchers, the accomplishments of TELS alumni serve as real-world inspiration to current students and aspiring educators.

The robust infrastructure, strong support systems and high-quality education provided by the TELS department is achieved through the encouragement and generous contributions of our alumni and donors. Through these efforts, we are able to continue funding instrumental research into the world of education and offer graduate fellowship and scholarship opportunities.

Whether it’s giving a yearly gift, creating a scholarship or joining the Dean’s Circle, staying engaged with our department is an excellent way to continue making a difference in the community and at NC State.

Support the TELS Department

Our research and programs are possible only through the continued support of generous donors, alumni and people like you.