For more information about Alternative Licensure, please contact:
109 Speight Building
College of Education
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Educator Residency Program Application:
Note: Application for Fall 2024 Educator Residency Program cohort is open December 4, 2023 to June 15, 2024.
Birth through Kindergarten Educator Residency Program Application:
Note: Application is open for fall/spring/11-week summer for Birth-Kindergarten candidates only.
What is Residency License?
Prospective students who follow a residency pathway at ECU are individuals currently employed as a teacher of record in a NC More at Four Classroom, Public school, or Public Charter school who have met the minimum of 24 hours in the content they are teaching or passed NC State Board of Education. Licensure Area Exam(s) and must affiliate with an Educator Preparation Provider (EPP).
- Plan of study coursework
- Licensure exam(s) and edTPA required for licensure
- Successful teaching in the classroom.
Residency License is a license renewed each year and must be verified to have continued employment and in good standing with an Educator Preparation Program. To qualify, the individual must be hired by a NC public of NC public charter school, minimum of 24 hours in the content area that they teach, and affiliate with an Educator Preparation Provider (EPP). License is good for one year and renewable for three years within a window to meet all requirements.
ECU offers an Educator Residency Program which is a fast track cohort model designed to assist residency candidates in meeting residency licensure requirements. ECU’s Educator Residency Program is fully online course offerings to maximize accessibility and a 6 course plan of study! Contact email@example.com for more information.
Want to learn more about ECU’s Educator Residency Program? Attend one of our upcoming Educator Residency Program Virtual Open Houses.
Educator Residency Program
|History/Social Studies 9-12
|Special Education General Curriculum K-12
|Special Education Adapted Curriculum K-12
|Middle Grades: Lang. Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies