Due to limited resources (qualified mentors and evaluators, funding) not everyone can be served immediately. Services will be provided based on the following priority levels:
PRIORITY LEVELS FOR EESLPD OFFICE SERVICES
Exception: Local NC Pre-K Contractors who partner with the EESLPD Office to provide mentoring and evaluation services for NC Pre-K teachers on the Wait List will be served under Priority Level I, regardless of the teachers “readiness level.” Contact cindy.whee[email protected] to discuss requirements for this exception.
Level I: ECE Lead teachers who hold a (a) NC Birth-through-Kindergarten License (Standard Professional I or II license), Pre-school Add-on or Pre-K/K license, or a (b) NC Lateral Entry Provisional License (requested by the EESLPD Office), or (c) No license: teacher has a Licensure Only Plan from an accredited teacher education program with allBK coursework successfully completed will be served first.
Level II: ECE Lead teachers who hold a (a) Lateral Entry License with an incomplete Plan of Study, or (b) have been issued a Licensure Only Plan by a teacher education program but have not completed all BK course work will be considered next.
Level III: ECE Lead teachers who hold a BA/BS degree in child development, early childhood education, child psychology, special education or human development/family studies, with an overall 2.5 GPA may be eligible for a NC Lateral Entry License but have not enrolled in accredited teacher education program to complete the BK course work..
Level IV: ECE Lead teachers who hold a non‐related BA/BS degree will be considered after teachers from Levels II and III are served. Teachers may move up to the next level by enrolling and successfully completing BK course work through an accredited teacher education program.