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The Affordable Path to Your
North Carolina Teacher License

No Application Fee to Change Your Life

Make this the year you follow your dream of becoming a teacher. There’s no cost to submit our free application today. Once admitted, the low enrollment fee of $245 is all you pay to gain immediate access to everything you need to get hired as a teacher.

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No application fee to get information

Our application is always free and there is no commitment.

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Comprehensive teacher training

Designed by experts in education, our online training prepares you for success in the classroom.

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Career guidance

You'll have a team of Program Advisors and Field Supervisors available to help you every step of the way.

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We are invested in your success

After your low enrollment fee, you'll pay nothing else until you're hired as a full time teacher.

What You Receive

The inclusive price provides unlimited access to all of the training, study and job resources, and other important features you need to become eligible for employment. Once you begin teaching, your Field Supervisor supports you in the classroom and provides guidance to full licensure. You will need to budget for some state and other possible expenses that are detailed below.

  • The largest and most professional staff in the industry at your disposal to offer personalized service and support
  • The benefit of our relationships with North Carolina school corporations, charter and private schools
  • A personalized plan to track your progress toward licensure
  • Full access to online exam preparation materials and study resources
  • Full access to comprehensive online training
  • Complete support throughout the edTPA process
  • Documentation, resources and support for your job search
  • Free seminars on getting hired
  • Excellent in-classroom support from experienced educators

Licensure fees payable to the North Carolina Department of Instruction:

  • Initial Alternative License (Residency License) fee: $100.00
  • Clearing an Alternative License Fee: $60.00
  • Additional licensure fees may apply. Please visit for more information

Exam fees payable to state testing service:

  • Praxis II subject assessments: Fees may vary between $120.00 – $170.00
  • Pearson Foundations of Reading test: $139.00
  • Pearson General Curriculum tests:
    • Both Subtests in a single appointment: $139
    • Multi-Subject Subtest only: $94
    • Mathematics Subtest only: $94

We encourage utilizing professional study resources for the Praxis exams, and provide a list of the leading test preparation companies. Most resources are $30 – $50 each.

We offer full program scholarships to individuals who are not yet enrolled in the program. Our scholarship period
opens on October 1st. Visit our Scholarship Homepage to view available scholarships and learn how to qualify.

Your Internship Year

Pay nothing more until you are hired as a full time teacher on a Residency License!

  • The program balance is only due once you start your teaching job
  • The deferred cost of $4,650 is spread out over this first year
  • Payments are made in interest-free monthly installments
  • Throughout your internship, you will receive personalized support and visits from your Field Supervisor
  • We provide the guidance and documentation you need to receive your Professional Educator’s License

Student & Military Discount

We encourage recent college graduates and military veterans to enter the teaching profession and lead the next generation to greatness. Military veterans and spouses may qualify for $100 off the program cost. Students who are in their final semester or have graduated in the last six months may qualify for a $100 deferment of the enrollment fee.

Apply for Free Today!

Complete our free and easy online application. An expert Program Advisor will be in touch to discuss your personalized path to earning your North Carolina Professional Educator’s License.

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Texas Teachers Exempt Countries

Texas Teachers currently recognizes these SBEC-approved countries:
  • American Samoa
  • Angulia
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Austrailia
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Bermuda
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • Canada (except Quebec)
  • Dominica
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Gibraltar
  • Grand Cayman
  • Grenada
  • Guyana
  • Jamaica
  • Liberia
  • Nigeria
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Trinidata/ Tobago
  • Turks and Calcos
  • United Kingdom
  • US Pacific Trust