Licensure Information

Candidates who complete all program requirements are eligible to apply for initial teacher licensure. Applications for new initial licenses and updates to existing licenses should be submitted to the NCDPI Online Licensure System

To submit an application, candidates will need:

Once applications are submitted, TEAL will upload:

  • Previous college transcripts
  • Licensure test scores (that have been submitted to UNCC)
  • Certificate of Teaching Capacity (for new initial licensure applicants)
  • Official UNCC transcripts

See TEAL’s Licensure FAQ site for answers to common questions.

The Regional Alternative Licensure Center (RALC) has also created a series of tutorials that may be helpful:

Questions regarding NC licensure can be directed to the Licensure Officer in TEAL:

Brad Smith
Director 
COED 119 
704-687-8815 
BradleySmith@uncc.edu