Welcome!

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The Office of Teacher Education Advising and Licensure (TEAL) is an information and student success resource for current and potential teacher candidates. We provide:

  • Academic advising for undergraduate pre-education students
  • Admissions counseling for Graduate Certificate in Teaching applicants
  • Information on (and preparation resources for) testing required for program admission and teacher licensure
  • Verification of program completion for teacher licensure, guidance surrounding the teacher licensure application process, and assistance for faculty seeking licensure renewal
  • Information on campus resources and scholarships/loans for education students
  • Leadership for the Education Learning Community (open to pre-education students in their first year)
  • Guidance for students planning to transfer to UNC Charlotte and pursue a teacher licensure program


TEAL is located on the first floor of the Cato College of Education building (#52 on the campus map). Visit or contact us at:

Cato College of Education, Suite 119
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28223
P: 704-687-8725
F: 704-687-1635