"The Watson College of Education continues to produce exceptionally talented and prepared teachers for our community."

The Watson College of Education is the fourth largest producer of teachers at the undergraduate level in the state of North Carolina and has been rated "exemplary" by the State Board of Education. Only 7 out of 47 North Carolina teacher education programs received this honor.

In 2006, the Watson College received the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education from the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, which honors leadership and innovation in teacher education.

We have excellent partnerships with businesses, school systems and community colleges in our region. Become a part of the Watson College of Education team and come learn and grow with us.


Title II Test Scores Reporting Data

In accordance with federal Title II requirements, the Watson College of Education reports the following Praxis test scores for student teachers:

  • Praxis Specialty Area Tests 2011-2012: Watson College of Education pass rate = 98%; all institutions in North Carolina pass rate = 97%

UNCW IHE Reports

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