The Teacher Education program at North Carolina A&T produces 21st Century Professional Educators who are committed to teaching and learning in a pluralistic global society by creating responsive learning environments that challenge students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, and serve mankind. Faculty provides high quality programs through research, effective teaching, field experiences, internships, and ongoing formative assessments.
Our programs strive to accomplish the following goals:
- To provide candidates with a quality educational program at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level that satisfies requirements for licensure and accreditation.
- To prepare candidates to think critically, to express themselves effectively, to collect data and draw appropriate conclusions, and to utilize their proficiencies to become a catalyst for learning.
- To recruit quality candidates from diverse backgrounds, to retain them through quality programming and supportive resources, and to graduate them with the proficiencies required to function successfully in 21st Century learning environments.
- To recruit, retain, and promote quality faculty, staff, and administrators.
Teacher Education Council
The Teacher Education Council (TEC) is the governance body for all professional education licensure programs on the campus of North Carolina A&T. The Council is charged with ensuring the quality of professional education programs through development and implementation of policies that are aligned with state and national standards and regulations. TEC membership is appointed annually by the Chancellor of the University with representation from the School of Education, the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business and Economics, the School of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, the School of Technology, and the Graduate School. Each of these academic units house degree programs that lead to professional education licensure.