If you’re looking to become a teacher in North Carolina but hold a bachelor’s degree in a different field, there are several options available in the state that will allow you to become a certified teacher in a short period of time. Here is a look at what the programs are all about and what you need to know to apply.
Program Mission and Overview The North Carolina Teacher Corps program recruits, selects, trains and retains potential teachers for the North Carolina school system. The program allows prospective teachers to gain hands-on teaching experience in the classroom while completing coursework to obtain licensure.
Program Mission and Overview The NC INSPIRE program works with high-needs local education agencies to provide competent teachers in school districts that are suffering from teacher shortages. NC INSPIRE participants earn teaching licensure while completing coursework that will lead to a master’s degree. Candidates start with the five-day summer institute and continue with college-level coursework, professional development courses and hands-on teaching in the classroom.