Meredith’s Teaching Alumnae Among Top 50 Nationally

Meredith College made the “Top 50 Alma Maters of National Board Certified Teachers in 2011.” Coming in at 37 in the nation, Meredith College is the only private institution in North Carolina and one of only two private institutions in the nation to make the list.

To earn this recognition, Meredith College had 26 alumnae earn National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification in 2011.

Meredith College’s education program has a unique approach to educating teachers. A Meredith student who plans to become a teacher majors in the field of her choice and, at the same time, pursues a program that leads to teaching licensure. This combination of a college major plus a teacher education program uniquely prepares Meredith graduates to meet the needs of their students.

Meredith College offers the following teacher education programs:
•Birth through Kindergarten
•Elementary K-6
•Middle Grades 6-9 in math, comprehensive science, social studies or English
•Secondary 9-12 in math, comprehensive science, social studies or English
•K-12 Specialty Areas in English as a Second Language, Spanish, Art, Music, Dance, Theater, Family & Consumer Sciences or Health and Physical Education.

For more information on teacher education at Meredith, visit

Meredith also offers graduate programs in education. Teachers can earn a Master of Education with specialties in academically and intellectually gifted (AIG), elementary education, English as a second language (ESL), reading and special education (general curriculum.).

Meredith’s Master of Arts in Teaching is designed for people who have bachelor’s degrees in fields other than education and are seeking initial N.C. teaching licensure in elementary education for K-6, English as a second language (ESL) for K-12, or special education (general curriculum) for K-12.

Visit for more information on graduate education programs. 

– Melyssa Allen, Marketing

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