Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling
The Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling is designed to prepare educational leaders and counselors for the system of elementary, middle, high schools, as well as mental health settings. At the graduate level, the department offers Professional Studies in Education core courses and M.A. Ed degrees in three fields: School Administration, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, and Professional School Counseling.
UNCP's Teacher Education Program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Each undergraduate and graduate teacher education program area offered by UNCP is approved by the NC State Board of Education.
Associate Professor, PhD, LPCS, NCC
Chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling
Office: Education Center, Room 317
Professional Studies in Education Core Faculty
Patricia L. Lewis
Office: Education Center, Room 102