Whether you are considering a career change, or you just graduated college, your unique experience and skills can be tremendous assets in the classroom.
CC Teaching Initiative teachers come from all different backgrounds and a variety of college majors. What connects each CC Teaching Initiative teachers is their commitment to making a difference in a child’s life by raising academic achievement in high needs schools.
The Central Carolina Teaching Initiative is a leading teacher preparation program that provides innovative preparation aligned to the skills that teachers need to be successful in their first year of teaching. Learn how you can be a teacher and make a meaningful impact through your career.
Coaching & Mentoring
- Do I qualify to be a lateral entry teacher?
- If I am a lateral entry teacher, am I eligible to participate?
- How long will the program take?
- What is the cost?
- Why should I choose CCTI?
- Will I have a clear license after completing CCTI?
- What districts participate?
- What are teachers saying?
- How do I apply?
- You must hold a bachelor or master degree in a relevant area from a regionally accredited college or university
- You must have completed 24 semester hours in a teaching area
- You Must hold a bachelor degree and pass the NCSBE approved exam(s) in a relevant area
- You must have earned a minimum GPA of 2.5
- You must be a 1st or 2nd year teacher employed by a participating district.
- English as a Second Language
- Fine/Performing Arts
- Foreign Languages
- Physical Education
- Special Education: General Curriculum
- Relevant Coursework: The CC Teaching Initiative program enriches teacher preparation through a clinical practice that is interwoven with coursework. This approach creates opportunities for teachers to connect what they learn through the coursework with the challenge of using it directly in their classroom. Teachers learn by doing as they blend practitioner and academic knowledge.
- Dedicated Coaches: Specific formative instructional coaching tailored to meet the needs of beginning teachers as they transition into the teaching profession. The program includes services that deliver blended coaching and mentor support that enhances the skills developed through the program of study.
- Beginning Teacher Network: A peer network is incorporated into the program to provide teachers with opportunities to share promising practices and troubleshoot challenges with peers from your region who understand the unique complexity of the challenges you confront.
- Durham Public Schools
- Franklin County Schools
- Granville County Schools
- Halifax County Schools
- Johnston County Schools
- Northampton County Schools
- Person County Schools
- Pitt County Schools
- Roanoke Rapids Graded Schools
- Wake County Public Schools
- Warren County Schools
- Wilson County Schools