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April 25, 2014

"Educators and leaders across the country are exploring new and innovative efforts to make teacher preparation more hands-on, relevant, and effective, including examples such as:

Fayetteville State University in North Carolina incorporates the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction competencies and standards as well as the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards into its curriculum for master's degree students in their College of Education. Of their recent graduates, 87 percent of new teachers met or exceeded expectations for student learning growth, compared to the 75 percent state average".

FACT SHEET: Taking Action to Improve Teacher Preparation


Teacher Education Recruitment


• BS in Birth-Kindergarten Teaching

• BS in Birth-Kindergarten Non-Teaching

• BS in Elementary Education


Biology, Core Academic Studies, English, Health, History, Mathematics, Political Science, Psychology, Reading, Sociology, Spanish, Special Education, TESL

• BS in Health and Physical Education

• BS in Health and Physical Education (Non-Teaching Community Health Concentration)

• BS in Health and Physical Education (Non-Teaching Sports Management Concentration)

• BS in Middle Grades Education

• Master of Arts in Teaching

     • Middle Grades Education

     • Secondary Education

     • Special Education

• Master of Education

     • Middle Grades Education

     • Secondary Education

     • Special Education

• Master of School Administration

Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership

     • PK-12 Concentration

     • Higher Education Concentration

• Licensure in Birth-Kindergarten

• Licensure in Elementary Education

• Licensure in Reading Education

• Licensure in Art Education

• Licensure in Health and Physical Education

• Licensure in Middle Grades Education

• Licensure in Music Education

• Licensure in Secondary Education

• Licensure in Special Education

• Licensure in Spanish Education



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