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Alternative Licensure at ECU

Alternative Routes to teacher licensure allow persons with at least a bachelor's degree to work toward a teaching license through various routes.

Are you an individual who has the desire to share your knowledge and teach others? If so, then consider becoming a teacher through East Carolina University!

Requirements for acceptance to ECU Alternative Licensure Programs:

  • Have earned Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited institution
  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale (some exceptions see FAQ)
  • Have received a plan from the Office of Alternative Licensure in the College of Education.
  • Have been accepted by East Carolina University as a post-baccalaureate undergraduate teacher certification student

Select the Right Program for You:

For Additional Information, contact:

Susan Morgan

Coordinator of Alternative Licensure
109 Speight Building
College of Education
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
alternativelicensure
@ecu.edu

252-328-2700
Fax: 252-737-2998

Stephanie Haddock

Stephanie Haddock, ’12 and ’14 COE Graduate, Recognized as Beginning Teacher of the Year

On: 20 Apr 2015 14:10
Stephanie Haddock, a Spring 2014 graduate of the MAED-READ program, was recognized as the Beginning Teacher of the Year for H.B. Sugg Elementary School in Pitt County. Stephanie is a Spring 2012 Summa Cum Laude graduate of the Elementary Education program at ECU. Stephanie is a first grade teacher at H.B. Sugg Elementary School in […]

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Dr. Sharon Schleigh’s book recognized on the AAAS 2014 Best Science Books & Films List

On: 14 Apr 2015 17:22
Dr. Sharon Schleigh, Science Education faculty in the MSITE program, has received recognition from the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).  The book she co-authored with Victor Sampson, Scientific Argumentation in a Biology: 30 Classroom Activities, was recognized as an outstanding science book in the category of life science, and listed in the AAAS 2014 Best […]

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Educators Gather to Gain Super Teaching Powers

On: 13 Apr 2015 23:31
On March 31, 2015, 220 clinical teachers, university supervisors, faculty and staff gathered for the 2015 Spring Clinical Teachers’ Conference at the Greenville Hilton sponsored by East Carolina University’s College of Education and the Latham Clinical Schools Network. The theme for the conference was iTeach: What’s Your Superpower? and included a keynote address by Ms. […]

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Dr. Grant Hayes

Dr. Grant Hayes Named New Dean of the College of Education

On: 13 Apr 2015 21:15
Dr. Grant Hayes has been named dean and distinguished professor of the College of Education at East Carolina University. Hayes is professor of counselor education and interim dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at the University of Central Florida, where he has held numerous leadership positions since 1998. He will join ECU, […]

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COE Alumni – Teach. Lead. Inspire.

Pirate Alumni Recognized as Pitt County Beginning Teachers of the Year

On: 06 Apr 2015 22:02
James Ford, the NC Teacher of the Year, spoke to about 200 Pitt County Schools beginning teachers (teachers in their first three years) at the Beginning Teacher Rally on March 17th. For the first time, each school in the county recognized a Beginning Teacher of the Year. We would like to recognize the Pirates and […]

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ECU cannot confirm whether any of its courses or programs meet requirements for professional licensure outside of the State of North Carolina. ECU strongly encourages students to contact applicable licensing boards in states they wish to pursue licensure prior to seeking admission or beginning study in an academic program.