North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency

North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency Overview

The North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency program prepares classroom teachers in secondary STEM education, K-6 Elementary Education, and K-12 Special Education for instructional leadership in high-need North Carolina rural schools. 

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How is the North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency Program Unique?

The North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency program selects and prepares individuals who have undergraduate degrees from accredited four-year institutions with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.00 and who desire to attain a North Carolina teaching license. Unlike the traditional educator preparation program, the Teacher Residency program does the following: 

  • Assists candidates with earning a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree in mathematics, chemistry, biology, elementary education, or special education.
  • Places the candidate in an elementary, middle, or high school on a full-time basis from August to June during the academic year.
  • Pays each candidate a stipend while working in the specified school.
  • Pairs the candidate with a highly qualified mentor classroom teacher who serves as a clinical educator and an instructional coach who provides ongoing support.

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Who Should Apply to the North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency Program?

The North Carolina A&T Teacher Residency program seeks specific individuals who seek to attain a North Carolina teaching license and who adhere to the following characteristics:

  • Any person interested in teaching low income, rural students
  • College seniors, recent college graduates, and teaching assistants with a bachelor degree
  • Professionals with college degrees interested in changing careers to the teaching profession
  • Individuals who desire a master’s degree
  • Serious students who can enter the program on a full-time basis

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N.C. A&T to Conduct Siren Test Wednesday, May 30

A siren test will be conducted at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 30. This is a university-wide siren test, conducted by the university's emergency management team for the purpose of system maintenance. The test will last approximately 10 minutes.

N.C. A&T and UNCG Expand Joint Social Work Program to Offer Ph.D. 

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s joint social work program with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro will now include a Ph.D. degree in addition to the existing master’s degree. The UNC System Board of Governors approved the request and expansion at its meeting today. 

STEM Early College at N.C. A&T Earns National Recognition from Two Top Sources

GREENSBORO, N.C. (May 23, 2018) – The STEM Early College at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University has earned prominent national recognition in two different evaluations of school quality and character across the country.