Early Educator Support (EES) Unit
Mission Statement: “The EES Unit provides licensure support and guidance for early childhood educators in nonpublic school programs to obtain an NC Continuing BK License to maintain employment in NC Pre-K classrooms. Through joint efforts of the EES Unit with the NC Pre-K Program, EES offices at East Carolina University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, NC Department of Public Instruction’s Licensure Division, and Workforce Education Unit, early childhood educators are prepared to provide a nurturing and educational environment for the success of at-risk children in the 21st Century.”
NEWS YOU CAN USE
Six-Semester Credit Hour Verification
The SPRING 2021 six-semester credit hour verification process has started. The deadline to submit your unofficial transcript to the Early Educator Support Unit by June 2. All unofficial transcripts can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org or Fax to (919)715-0920 or mail to EES Intake Coordinator, 2201 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-2200.
Lead Teacher Experience Verification Deadline
The deadline to submit Lead Teacher Experience verification is by May 17th. If you have not submitted your verification form, please do so as soon as possible.
The EES Unit requires Site Administrators and Lead Teachers to access the live video at https://youtu.be/X7PDCDpGDKQ to review the instructions before completion. Remember, Site Administrators and Lead Teachers should complete the EES BK Lead Teacher Experience Form together. The teacher would then be responsible for contacting their designated licensure specialist for instructions to add prior years of experience and pay the $60 licensure processing fee assessed by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI).
EES Unit Content
- Early Educator Support Unit Structural Contacts
- 2020-2021 End of Year Teacher Licensure Action Guidance
EES Recent and Upcoming Events