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Cullowhee, NC 28723
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Alternative Licensure Employment

If you are interested in securing a teaching position now, the minimum requirements for Becoming a Lateral-Entry Teacher are based on your academic content background. Be sure you meet at least one of the criteria established by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction.

The NC Department of Public Instruction website has an electronic application that can be used for all 117 school systems across the state. Choose “How to Apply.”  You can also use this site to link directly to each school system’s web information as well as postings of job vacancies. You should follow up with each school system to verify that they do not require additional documentation.


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