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Training

Our teacher training program gets you ready for the classroom.

Effective Preparation for Today's North Carolina Classrooms


Our teacher training program offers a research-based curriculum focused on preparing the teachers of tomorrow. Educational leaders provide the foundation of our curriculum, including the work of Dr. Robert Marzano, Dr. Madeline Hunter, Harry Wong, Dr. Benjamin Bloom, Dr. Ruby Payne, and Dr. Eric Jensen. Our curriculum is continually updated to provide the most effective and relevant preparation for teaching in today’s classroom. NEW! Click here to tour our training coursework.

Our Proven Program

Our comprehensive teacher training is offered in a full online format so that you can learn at a pace that fits your schedule. The innovative coursework integrates our research-based pedagogy with high-engagement learning.

More than 270 hours of coursework is offered to ensure you learn all of the skills and strategies necessary to be a confident and successful teacher.

Following are sample courses completed prior to entering the classroom:

  • Preparing for the Profession
  • Qualities of Effective Teachers
  • Educator Professionalism
  • Community of Learners
  • Differentiating Instruction
  • The Code of Ethics for Professional Educators

Following are sample courses completed during the Residency Year:

  • Developing English Language Proficiency
  • Accommodating Instruction for All Learners
  • Differentiating Instruction
  • Communication and Collaboration
  • Teaching in a Diverse Classroom
  • Family and Community Engagement

Comprehensive Training in Two Phases


North Carolina Teachers coursework is divided into two phases. Phase I: Classroom Readiness Training is completed before entering the classroom and consists of teacher training coursework and Field Based Experiences (FBEs). FBEs are introductory classroom experiences which involve reflective observation of EC-12 students, teachers, and campus staff members engaging in educational activities in a school setting. Phase II: Excellence in Teaching and Learning is completed during your Residency Year.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust