Pathway to Practice NC is a joint program between NC State University and UNC-Chapel Hill designed to help residency licensed teachers on a residency/temporary license in North Carolina schools earn their teaching certification.
This story originally appeared at pathwaytopractice.com. Pathway to Practice NC is an online teacher licensure program offered by the NC State College of Education and UNC School of Education. When Asha Patel was a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a major in business seemed like a path to career success.…
Nick Musgrave was two years into teaching math at Thomasville Middle School when he began Pathway to Practice NC, a joint program offered by UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University designed to help lateral entry teachers like him earn their full teaching license. “The program has absolutely changed the way I teach,” he says.
Pathway to Practice NC, a 100% online teacher licensure program aimed at helping North Carolina address its growing teacher shortage, launched in October 2017. Since its inception, the program has had 12 teachers earn full teacher licensure, while another 86 residency-licensed teachers from across the state are currently enrolled.