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

  • U.S. News & World Report Ranks UNCG School of Education Among Best Online Master’s Programs
    The UNC Greensboro School of Education has been ranked No. 58 among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Education Programs and No. 19 among the 2023 Best Online Master’s in Education Programs for Veterans by U.S. News & World Report. 
  • Combating a Lack of Internet Services: SOE Assists in Pilot Program to Bring Access to Elementary Students
    When schools moved to remote status during the height of the COVID pandemic, numerous students were unable to fully participate in classes due to the lack of broadband internet access at their homes. Backed by a grant from the United States Department of Education, three members of the School of Education are joining a team led by UNC Greensboro’s Information Technology Services (ITS) unit to combat that issue.
  • NCCTM Bestows Highest Honor on Wilson
    Dr. Holt Wilson, an associate professor in the UNC Greensboro School of Education’s Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education, was recently honored for his contribution to mathematics education in North Carolina with the W.W. Rankin Award. This distinction is bestowed annually by the North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM) and is the organization’s highest honor.