For the college's coronavirus updates, please visit www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
As of June 24, NC Gov. Roy Cooper announced the state will remain in Phase Two for another three weeks -- until July 17 -- while making face coverings mandatory in public.
Registration for fall semester classes is open at www.cpcc.edu/admissions/registration. Central Piedmont will announce its updated plans for the upcoming fall semester soon after the July 4 holiday. Preliminary plans for fall include offering classes that are completely online, class sections that are primarily online, classes that will combine online and in-person instruction, and a smaller percentage of traditional in-person classes.
Read the complete message at www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
Teacher Education - Lateral Entry
The Central Piedmont Teacher Education - Lateral Entry program gives you an alternate route to start teaching if you have at least a bachelor's degree and commit to complete a teacher education program over the next three years.
What You Will Learn
Our lateral entry teacher education program offers eight-week online pedagogy courses that meet Regional Alternative Licensing Centers (RALC) plan of study requirements, though does not grant a degree or teaching certificate. Individual plans of study are prescribed for lateral entry teachers who must complete necessary educational coursework required for a professional educator’s license.
Why Choose Central Piedmont
Our general pedagogy education courses are approved for employed and prospective teachers who have a current plan of study or qualification letter on file with one of the four RALC offices.
Real World Education
At Central Piedmont, your education goes beyond what you learn in class. We offer numerous opportunities for you to enhance your learning — and to make friends, network, and pursue your passions — through clubs and organizations, sports, events and activities, leadership opportunities, job experience, volunteer experiences, visual and performing arts, and even international experiences.