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Teacher education is a vital part of Meredith College. We have a proud history of educating women to be innovative teachers who lead and serve in the broader community. Meredith’s education programs ensure that our teachers will be knowledgeable, thoughtful, and prepared to meet the needs of all students.


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Students in our schools need and deserve antiracist teachers who are not afraid to teach, learn, and lead the way toward equitable schools and a just society.

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Heather Bower
Assistant Professor; Department Head, Education
207-B Ledford
(919) 760-8061
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Valencia Hicks-Harris
Graduate Program Manager & Admissions Counselor for Education
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Meredith undergraduate students complete a liberal arts major in the field of their choice and, at the same time, pursue a teaching license by completing a teacher education program in the Department of Education. Completion of the teacher education program, the major, and a general education program that is used to strengthen your overall knowledge as a classroom teacher, lead to a North Carolina teaching license. 

By pursuing teacher licensure at Meredith, you’ll be transformed by a rigorous education that fosters leadership, promotes reflective practice, and cultivates passion for learning and the art of teaching.

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Featured Stories

Alex Herel

As an English as a second language (ESL) teacher, Abla found Meredith’s program provided the support she needed as a young teacher and gave her the confidence to be an advocate for her students. Read more »

Larissa Bryant

Belle Williams, ’19, loved the Spanish language from a very young age, inspiring her to study Spanish and international studies. Read more »

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Find out what sets Meredith's education programs apart and why our teachers are among the best regionally and nationally.

Education at Meredith College

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Leslie Arreaza

Leslie Arreaza

As a transfer student Leslie Arreaza, ’19, struggled to find her place at Meredith, but it was through her passion for helping immigrants and refugees that she found her voice and her place at Meredith.

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Emily Wilkinson

Emily Wilkinson, ’19, has always had a passion for children and individuals with special needs. Her Meredith experience has grown that passion and her own personal experiences have inspired her to become a special education teacher.

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Charley Cox

As an exercise and sports science major, Charley Cox, ’19, knew when she arrived at Meredith College that she wanted to pursue an education career and help build healthier lives within her community.