Other Resources

North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT)

The North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching (NCCAT) created in 1985, is a unit of the University of North Carolina dedicated to serving school teachers in order to enhance the learning of the children of North Carolina. NCCAT's mission is to provide a dynamic environment, in an atmosphere of respect and dignity, where North Carolina teachers engage in scholarly activities structured to stimulate intellectual curiosity, create thinking, inquiry, and discussion; examine and challenge ideas; have time for reflection, inspiration, and professional networking; and develop renewed enthusiasm for teaching.

North Carolina Public Schools

The North Carolina Schools Report Card site offers a variety of factual information about public schools, how they perform, students they serve and the employees who teach and lead in each school.


NC SIP works to improve the quality and effectiveness of educational programs and instruction for students with disabilities in North Carolina.


Teach4NC offers information on traditional and non-traditional approaches to becoming a teacher in North Carolina. Learn the key requirements for obtaining a teacher license and the appropriate steps to follow.

Teaching Fellows

The North Carolina Teaching Fellows Program is a competitive, merit-based forgivable loans for service program that provides up to $8,250 a year for up to four years to highly-qualified students committed to teaching special education or a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) field in a North Carolina public school.

Troops to Teachers

The primary objective of Troops to Teachers (TTT) is to help recruit quality teachers for schools that serve low-income families throughout America. TTT helps relieve teacher shortages, especially in math, science, special education and other high-needs subject areas, and assists military personnel in making successful transitions to second careers in teaching.