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Department of Education / Professional Development

Meredith’s commitment to providing a strong education for teachers does not end at graduation. A number of professional development resources are available to Meredith teacher education program graduates and other area teachers, including adding areas of licensure.

Beginning Teachers Conference

Meredith hosts a annual conference for first-, second- and third-year teachers and their mentors at partner schools in Wake County, which host Meredith students for early field experiences through the student teacher internship. The conference enables Meredith to continue to provide support to graduates as well as to give back to partner schools that support our students and unique education program. All recent graduates are invited to attend.

Meredith Mathematics & Science Institutes

The Meredith Mathematics & Science Institutes (MMSI) offers quality, residential professional development opportunities for educators that focus on mathematics and science content for K through Middle School classrooms.

Master of Education (M.Ed.)

For teachers who want to pursue a graduate study, Meredith offers a Master of Education (M.Ed.) program for licensed teachers through the John E. Weems Graduate School. Specialties in academically and intellectually gifted (AIG), elementary education, English as a second language (ESL), reading and special education (general curriculum).


Education at Meredith

Meredith College Teaching Fellows

Strong Story | Senttra Snowden-Gregg

Senttra Snowden-Gregg can't wait to start teaching high school English. A born leader with a passion for reaching all students as individuals and a love of American literature, this graduating senior knows what it takes to be a strong teacher.


Contact Information

Jennifer Olson
Head, Department of Education
310 Ledford Hall
(919) 760-2266
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