CCTI: Wake-Durham Educator Preparation Program for Resident Teachers
CCTI: Wake-Durham is an in-district educator preparation scholarship program designed to support you as a beginning educator through effective practices, essential knowledge and skills for student success. Our program is an NCDPI-approved Educator Preparation Program (EPP) for those who would like to earn their license through the Residency Pathway. Participants complete all program requirements while teaching full-time in their districts.
If you are accepted into CCTI: Wake-Durham, proficient completion of all program requirements leads to your North Carolina Professional Educators License.
Why choose CCTI: Wake-Durham?
Options for Learning: CCTI-Wake-Durham offers hybrid or in-person class session
- Connections: The cohort model allows participants to meet face-to-face and online with other beginning teachers to grow together.
Coaching: CCTI: Wake-Durham Coaches help each participant through the first year as a beginning teacher.
Check your eligibility
To apply to CCTI: Wake-Durham, you must meet the following eligibility requirements:
- Teach or be in pursuit of a teaching position in one of the following areas in the Wake County Public School System or Durham Public Schools:
- Elementary Education
- Secondary Education (Middle and High)
- Social Studies
- English Language Arts
- K-12 Additional Content Areas
- English as a Second Language
- Fine/Performing Arts
- World/Classical Languages
- Health/Physical Education
- CTE: Career and Technical Education
- Special Education: General Curriculum
- Have a 2.7 or higher cumulative GPA.
- Have completed 24 credit hours with a C or better or earned a passing score on the NC content exam for your licensure area.
For admission to CCTI’s following year’s Summer/Fall Cohort there are two application windows:
- Summer/Fall application open June 15 - November 15
- Winter/Spring application open January 15 - April 30
Summer/Fall denial letters will communicate what is needed to qualify. The spring application does not guarantee admittance.
You must submit the following as part of your application:
- Official transcripts
- Licensure exam score report if you have them
- Copy of emergency license (if applicable)
Once you have your supporting documents, submit your application.
Applications are processed monthly.
Once you have been accepted to CCTI: Wake-Durham, you will
- Complete the Residency License (RL) Form: Residency licenses require that teacher candidates affiliate with a North Carolina educator preparation program (EPP).
- Complete the enrollment module and Canvas instructions.
- Get started on the modules of Course 1.
We are excited to welcome you to the CCTI: Wake-Durham educator preparation program and look forward to getting to know you better and growing and learning together!