Dec 06, 2023  
2018-2019 Catalog 

Lateral Entry Teaching - Certificate (C55430)

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The Lateral Entry curriculum provides a course of study leading to the development of the general pedagogy competencies needed to become certified to teach by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

Coursework includes human growth and development, learning theory, instructional technology, school policies and procedures, home, school, and community collaborations, and classroom organization and management to enhance learning. Courses offered by partnering senior institutions include instructional methods, literacy, and diversity.

Graduates should meet the general pedagogy competencies within the first three years of teaching, including a minimum of six semester hours per school year. Additional requirements, such as pre-service training and passing the PRAXIS, are required for licensure


Fall - 1st Semester

Total Semester Hours Credit 18

*This is a collaborative program. Additional courses must be taken at a partnering senior institution. Interested persons should contact an advisor or the Student Services Department for more information.

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