Teacher Education and Higher Education

Are you interested in creating the foundation for the next generation to succeed? Do you have a passion for teaching or are interested in teacher education? Do you want to facilitate change through educational research and influence education policy making at a local, state, national, or federal level?

Join the UNC Greensboro Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) and become a valued member of an academic community that will deeply supports your professional goals. We are always interested in new ideas, new approaches, and new ways to help teachers teach well and students learn.

Whether students choose a degree in Higher Education or Teacher Education, our programs offer exceptional value and opportunity. Currently, we offer degrees, certificates, and licensure in many academic programs, both in the School of Education (SOE) and jointly with other units across UNC Greensboro’s campus. Please see our Academic Programs page to learn more about these offerings.

The Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education (TEHE) brings together outstanding faculty mentors with scholars from all levels of educational experience to pursue one, common goal: to become leaders driven to make a difference in the lives of learners, who, in turn, are prepared to make their own positive difference in the world. Whether your professional goal is to be a leader in elementary schools, secondary schools, or higher education, we are here to provide the best possible preparation and support.

TEHE News Feed

  • Growing Teachers Around the World Through IGNITE
    UNC Greensboro’s Innovation to Grow, Nurture, and Inspire Teachers of English-learners (IGNITE) trains Spartans to be at the forefront of Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL). The IGNITE program began in 2022 and offers six different programs for learners on different career paths, including a fully-funded opportunity through the UNCG TESOL master of arts in teaching (MAT) program.
  • Harrison, Hogan Named Recipients of 2023 Smiley Award
    The Smiley Award, which supports global educational opportunities for current School of Education undergraduate and graduate students, has been presented to undergraduate student Dauria Harrison and graduate student Kevin Hogan. These students will represent the SOE as Global Education Ambassadors through international or local engagement.
  • School of Education Students Claim Awards at Annual Graduate Research and Creativity Showcase
    Three School of Education students walked away with honors at the completion of the annual Graduate Research and Creativity Showcase held by the UNC Greensboro Graduate School on Tuesday, April 4. Earning recognition were Chibor Chibor (Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education), Paula Hernandez (Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations), and Natasha Monteith (Department of Educational Research Methodology).