Greetings from the Dean
Thank you for your interest in teacher education at High Point University. In keeping with North Carolina's mission to produce globally competitive 21st century students, the School of Education is pleased to offer programs of study that reflect the latest research on best practices in teaching. To meet this goal, our undergraduate and graduate courses focus on the new Common Core State and N.C. Essential Standards, technology, and interdisciplinary curriculum. Students enrolling in teacher education at HPU may choose from among many options including service learning, undergraduate research, and 5th year advanced master’s programs of study in STEM or literacy.
All of the teacher education programs at High Point University are approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Our faculty includes former classroom teachers, school administrators, school psychologists, and curriculum specialists, all of whom are engaged in scholarship, public school initiatives, and are leaders in their profession.
The fall 2012 semester has brought many exciting changes for the School of Education. We are now currently housed in our brand new Leed-Certified facility which includes an expansive Teacher-Resource Center, a simulated elementary classroom methods lab and $250,000 of state-of the-art technology. This fall the School of Education also began the university’s first doctoral degree program in Educational Leadership.
To obtain more information about our undergraduate or graduate programs please feel free to browse the links above or schedule an appointment today to discuss your options.
Mariann W. Tillery, Ph.D