“This program is unique in a variety of ways: it encourages self-reflection not just of your philosophy of teaching, but of your belief system and values as well.”
- Brian Daniel ’11
After completion of their undergraduate degree in education and the necessary paperwork, Education Studies majors are eligible to teach in public schools in NC and most other US states with the desired North Carolina teaching license. Education Studies advisors provide detailed information on various careers, as well as on certification requirements and application assistance for graduate school. Also provided, are financial aid information; as well as study sessions and materials for State required Praxis tests associated with the various certification areas. Over 90% of our students are hired to teach within one semester after graduation, and 100% have gotten into the graduate programs of their choice.
Matthew Sinclair ’11 (Education Studies major) is pursuing a Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration at Vanderbilt University.
Brian Daniel ’11 (Education Studies major) is pursuing a Master of Student Affairs at Old Dominion University.
Alice Reville ’11 (Education Studies and Psychology major) teaches at Greenwood School in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Tova Dinken ’11 (Education Studies and Religious Studies major) teaches in Rishon Le Zion, Israel.
Sheila Brown ’11 (Education Studies and Psychology major) teaches at Penn-Griffin Elementary in High Point, NC.
Danielle Hammersley ’11 (Education Studies and Mathematics major) teaches 7th grade math at Jamestown Middle School in Jamestown, NC.
Manar Hmeidan ’11 (Education Studies and Computer Information Systems major) teaches Language Arts at the Greensboro (NC) Islamic Academy.
Domonique Powell ’11 (Education Studies and Psychology major) teaches K-1 Southern Elementary School in Greensboro, NC.
Teresa Scholosser ’11 (Education Studies and Psychology major) teaches 2nd grade at Bessemer Elementary School in Greensboro, NC.
“I was motivated to not only want to be a good teacher, but to be better than I was the day before. Complacency was not an option because there was always room for growth.” Aoife O’Neill ’08 currently teaching English at Eastern Alamance High School
“Looking back and reflecting upon my coursework with him, the faculty often incorporated the various teaching methods we studied in their own lessons. They demonstrated classroom management with real life examples, and made the theories we read about relevant to our lives and how we might experience them in our future classrooms.” Brianna Robinson ’08 currently Instructor of Spanish at The Hill School
“Students are treated as partners in the learning process. Students – be they third-graders or college seniors – who feel invested in their education are more likely to succeed.” Robert Bell ’11
“The personal attention I received from this department is unmatched. The professors want to see you, as a student, succeed and grow. Though mistakes are made throughout the program, the professors are there to help you learn and reflect from those mistakes, so you can learn and become the best teacher-learner-leader you can possibly be.” Brian Daniel ’11