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Preschool Add-On Licensure

The Preschool Add-On License, adopted in 2000, is available only to teachers who hold a clear license in elementary education, special education, or family and consumer sciences. It prepares teachers to work with children from 3 to 5 years of age in inclusive settings, with and without disabilities, and their families.

Preschool Add-On Plan at UNCP

At UNC Pembroke, the add-on programs are offered on campus, online, and in the evenings at Fayetteville Technical Community College. This program meets licensure requirements by the NC Department of Public Instruction and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

The following courses will meet the criteria for those students holding the degrees as listed:

Elementary Education

ECE 4020

Integrated Curricula and Appropriate Practices: Preschool Years

ECE 4040

Differentiation, Individualization, and Universal Design

ECE 4060

Assessment Strategies and Application

ECE 2020

Foundations of Early Childhood Education

ECE 2040

The Child as Teacher

ECE 2050

Young Children and Families in a Diverse World

 

Special Education

ECE 4030

Integrated Curricula and Appropriate Practices: Infants & Toddlers

ECE 2020

Foundations of Early Childhood Education

ECE 4020

Integrated Curricula and Appropriate Practices: Preschool Years

ECE 2040

The Child as Teacher

ECE 4040

Differentiation, Individualization, and Universal Design

ECE 2050

Young Children and Families in a Diverse World

 

Family and Consumer Sciences

EPC 2020

Intro to Education, Ethics, Professionalism

 

EPC 2030

Educator Preparation for 21st Century Schools

ECE 2030 The Developing Young Child

 

EPC 3010

 

The Psychology of Learning and Development

ECE 4030

 

Integrated Curricula and Appropriate Practices: Kindergarteners

 

ECE 4060

 

Assessment Strategies and Application

ECE 4040

Differentiation, Individualizaton, & Universal Design

 

*Required coursework for individual students is contingent upon review of the students' academic transcripts from all institutions attended by the student.

For admissions to this program, the following items should be submitted:

  • A copy of your current license(s)
  • Official college transcripts
  • Plan of Study Request Form
  • Application for Admission to the Teacher Education Program Form
  • CPL Data Form
  • Principal Recommendation Form (if applicable)

Forward to:

Ms. Nuekie Aku Opata
UNC Pembroke School of Education
P.O. Box 1510
Pembroke, NC 28372-1510
telephone: (910) 521-6879
email:  nuekie.opata@uncp.edu