• WS/FCS Teacher Residency

    The WS/FCS Teacher Residency program is now a state-approved alternative route educator preparation program (EPP) for the Residency license.  The Teacher Pipeline Program is specifically targeting current TAs, WS/FCS past and current employees, substitutes and people in the Triad area.  Teachers in the program will teach under the Residency License for the 2024-2025 school year in the following K-12 areas:

    • Elementary Education
    • Secondary ELA, Math, SS, Science
    • K-12 Special Education General
    • Multilingual Learners
    • CTE (Business, Technology, FACS, Industrial and Trade, Health Sciences, Marketing)
    • Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Dance
    • B-K

    We may expand to other licensure areas for Cohort 3

    Program Vision

    Every student taught by a WS/FCS Teaching Resident will attain the best education that ignites their imaginations and challenges them, ultimately leading them to achieve in our local and global economies. The WS/FCS Teaching Residency program will do this by preparing each resident in the following areas::

    • Application of Pedagogy and Content Knowledge- utilize deep content knowledge, skill application, and mindsets to create relevant, academic experiences for students
    • SEL and Classroom management-draw on students' strengths to challenge them in maximizing their academic potential in pursuit of college and career readiness
    • Equity and Access- incorporate each students' personal and cultural identity in a meaningful way, every day in every class
    • Field Experience and Coaching-understand how the continuous cycle of practice, data analysis, and feedback impacts their instructional practices

  • Disclaimer:

    Please note that admission for all candidates is pending approval of the WS/FCS Teacher Residency program by the NC State Board of Education (NCSBE). Once we secure approval, candidates that successfully complete summer training will earn our endorsement for a Residency License and continue into the school year program. Candidates will earn our endorsement for their Initial Professional License upon successful completion of their first year of full-time teaching and after meeting all program, district, and state requirements.