TEAL: Teacher Education Advising and LicensureCOVID-19 Operating Status
The TEAL Office is currently staffed on a limited basis during business hours. However, all advisors remain available to assist students virtually. Continuing COED students can schedule an appointment in Connect or contact their advisor directly via email or phone. Prospective COED students should email teal@uncc.edu or call 704-687-8725 to be connected with an education advisor. All students should review TEAL's 2020-2021 Advising Information before scheduling an appointment.


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

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:00am-5:00pm