Future Teachers of NC: Eastern Symposium

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Reach. Teach. Inspire.

Are ready to ignite your passion, unleash your creativity, and embark on a journey that could shape the future of education? Get ready for a FREE electrifying two-day adventure packed with insights and inspiration about the world of teaching!

The University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Fayetteville State University, and Elizabeth City State University invite rising high school juniors and seniors, and 2024 graduating seniors to join us on the campus of UNCP for an unforgettable overnight event where you'll uncover the secrets, challenges, and endless rewards of the teaching profession. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore your potential and chart your course towards a meaningful and fulfilling career path.

  • When: June 14-15, 2024
  • Where: University of North Carolina at Pembroke in Pembroke, NC


Participant Criteria! 

  • Interest in learning more about teaching as career. 
  • 2024 graduating seniors and rising high school juniors and seniors. 
  • Complete and submit the participation application.

Apply to Attend! 

  • Complete this form.
  • Priority given to those who apply by April 19th, 2024.

Questions! Questions about this event? 

Email FTNC24@uncp.edu


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Learn what it takes to become a FUTURE Educator!

  • Teacher/School Leadership Panels
  • Student Teaching Simulation
  • College Fair with representatives from 7 universities
  • Social Events
  • College/University Swag

Participating Institutions

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East Carolina University

Elizabeth City State University Logo

Elizabeth City State University

Fayetteville State University Logo

Fayetteville State University

North Carolina State University Logo

North Carolina State University

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UNC Chapel Hill

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UNC Pembroke

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UNC Wilimington