Why I Chose
Education

Why Did You Choose Education?

The question is simple. Your answers are powerful.

Educators and leaders share why they chose the profession of education — and how they’re working to change the world one student, one school and one community at a time. Browse their stories. Share your own.

Our Student Stories

Students in the NC State College of Education are recording their own videos about why they chose the field of education. Watch their videos to understand why they see a career in education as the most meaningful and powerful way to better the world.

You want to make a difference in the lives of more children and families. The NC State College of Education can help.

For 90 years, NC State Education has led the way in reducing achievement gaps and ensuring the educational success of all learners across their lifespan. Whether you’re new to education or already in the field, we can equip you with the skills, knowledge and experiences you need to amplify your impact.

Explore how North Carolina’s leading college of education can help you jumpstart or advance your career through a profession where you will change lives.

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The first to meet CAEP’s new accreditation standards, our programs are national models.

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We prepare highly qualified teachers who receive top performance ratings on state measures.

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With $16.5 million in new research funds awarded in FY 2017, we are a research powerhouse.

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