School of Teacher Education at UNC

First initiated as a teacher’s college in 1889, UNC has education in its DNA. As a student in teacher education at UNC, you’re following in the footsteps of the best teachers in Colorado, and you’ll be well-prepared to blaze your own trails nationally.

  • UNC ranks fifth in teacher candidate graduates in the U.S.
  • Of educators trained in Colorado, 54 percent received their education from UNC.
  • More than 30 percent of all teachers who win the Colorado Department of Education’s Teacher of the Year award graduated from UNC.
  • UNC has a national reputation for quality online education, and was recently ranked eighth nationally for our online graduate programs in education, the top rated school in the state of Colorado.

Interested in a teaching career? Then the UNC Future Teacher & Teacher Cadet Conference is for you! This free conference, offers a variety of engaging presentations and informative workshops to help students interested in a teaching career learn what it means to become a teacher. The conference is open to any student interested in teaching.

The conference is packed with information for early childhood education, K-12 education, special education and includes workshops, the popular UNC student panel, games and prizes, a student-led campus tour and the ever-popular lunch in Holmes Dining Hall. Check out our website for more conference information and to register.

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