For the college's coronavirus updates, please visit www.cpcc.edu/coronavirus.
As of March 18, Central Piedmont Community College suspended classes that require face-to-face, in-person instruction until further notice. College faculty and staff are working to move as many classes as possible to online delivery, with these online classes re-starting on March 23.
All Central Piedmont classes that can be offered remotely will be provided via online delivery. All classes that require in-person instruction will be suspended for now.
Central Piedmont remains open, however, its campuses and centers will be accessible only to employees whose presence is required to perform essential functions related to the operations and business of the college.
Read the complete message at 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.