LicensureWant to be a teacher and not sure you qualify? Click on the following links below for information regarding Lateral Entry to see if you qualify to start your career as a teacher:
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NC DPI) Licensure website
NC DPI Frequently Asked Questions
Regional Alternative Licensing Center (RALC) website
RALC Frequently Asked Questions
Licensure Frequently Asked Questions
For more information regarding licensure, please click here: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/licensure/
For licensure steps/process, click here: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/licensure/steps/
For licensure forms, click here: http://www.ncpublicschools.org/licensure/forms/
For Information on the Online Licensure System click here: Online Licensure System
Please click here for :
State Board Approved Licensure Testing Policy Update
Pearson's Foundation of Reading and General Curriculum Tests are required for licensure in both Elementary and EC - General Curriculum.
Pearson NC Website - http://www.nc.nesinc.com for additional Elementary and EC-General Curriculum test information
- The Licensure Section will not automatically add Elementary Education to a EC - General Curriculum license.
- At the request of the applicant and with the required processing fee, the Elementary area may be added to a clear non-restricted license.
ETS Website - https://www.ets.org/praxis/nc for a list of NC SBE approved praxis tests
For additional information please contact:
Miriam Davis - Licensure Specialist
(910) 277-4459 ext. 306