WHAT? Requesting a plan of study to add another licensure area to your present license.
WHO? People who hold a current NC teaching license.
HOW? Send the following to the Office of Alternative Licensure.
- letter of intent requesting a plan of study for the area you wish to add
- a copy of current license
- all transcripts
Office of Alternative Licensure
College of Education
109 Speight Building
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Once your transcripts have been evaluated your Add-On plan will be mailed to you (usually within 2-3 weeks). You can then choose whether or not you wish to affiliate with ECU and enroll in the program (see Add-On Plan Step-by-Step Guide).
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TO SUBMIT LICENSURE MATERIALS: Notify your department/advisor that you have completed the courses listed on your plan of study. Complete your paperwork as per the instruction of your department. Your department/advisor will forward your recommendation for licensure to the Office of Teacher Education.
REVISION OF ADD-ON LICENSURE POLICY-In May 2006, the State Board of Education approved a revision to the Add-On Licensure testing policy to allow an individual who holds a clear license in a teaching area to add additional teaching areas to their license by satisfying the Praxis II testing requirements.