The mission of the Department of Education teacher is the preparation for teachers who will serve as change agents in the field of education who use emerging technologies, develop holistic approaches to teaching and learning, and employ culturally relevant pedagogical strategies to meet the demands of 21st Century culturally and exceptionally diverse students.
The Department of Education offers two licensure programs sanctioned by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) one in Elementary Education and one in Health and Physical Education.
Required courses include, but are not limited to,
|Bridge to Teaching|
|Technology Literacy for Teachers||North Carolina and the Global Connection|
|Child and Adolescent Development||Curriculum Instruction, & Educational Assessment|
|Diversity and Family Focus||Classroom Management & Behavioral Analysis (Field Experience|
|Integrating the Arts in the Elementary School Curriculum||Teaching Social Science in the Elementary School|
|Teaching Science in the Elementary School||Action Research and Directed Field Experience|
|Teacher Leadership||Language and Culture.|