College of Education

Educator Preparation

The Educator Preparation faculty at North Carolina A&T are professional educators committed to teaching and learning in a pluralistic global society by creating responsive learning environments that challenge students to think critically, collaborate, communicate, and serve mankind. Our faculty provides high quality programs through research, effective teaching, field experiences, internships, and ongoing formative assessments.

Our programs strive to accomplish the following goals:

  1. To provide candidates with a quality educational program at the bachelor’s and master’s degree level that satisfies requirements for licensure and accreditation.
  2. To prepare candidates to think critically, to express themselves effectively, to collect data and draw appropriate conclusions, and to utilize their proficiencies to become a catalyst for learning.
  3. To recruit quality candidates from diverse backgrounds, to retain them through quality programming and supportive resources, and to graduate them with the proficiencies required to function successfully in 21st Century learning environments.
  4. To recruit, retain, and promote quality faculty, staff, and administrators.

Academic Degree Programs


For further information, please contact:
Dr. Gerrelyn Patterson, Chair
Department of Educator Preparation
College of Education
North Carolina A&T State University
274 Proctor Hall
Greensboro, NC 27411
(336) 334-7848