There are many rewards for teaching Kindergarten through 12th grade students, but chief among them is preparing students for the 21st century, helping them reach their full potential, and developing relationships that can last a lifetime.
The Cato School of Education prepares future teachers to meet the challenges of modern education: diverse classrooms, rapidly changing technology, high standards set by local and government agencies, and classroom management.
Through its Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education, Queens University is committed to do just that -- prepare future teachers for lifelong learning, for effective teaching, and for being leaders in the field of education.
The Wayland H. Cato, Jr. School of Education offers an academic major in education leading to North Carolina Elementary Teacher Licensure (K-6). Students majoring in Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Biology, Social Studies or History may choose a concentration leading to North Carolina Secondary Teacher Licensure (9-12). Students majoring in Foreign Language may choose a concentration leading to North Carolina Teacher Licensure (K-12). All programs are approved by the state of North Carolina.
Students may become teachers through Queens University's day and evening programs.
Careers of recent graduates:
Teachers graduating from Queens are in demand locally, nationally and abroad. Characteristics of good teachers, such as intelligence, strong communication and organization skills, maturity and professionalism, can also be transferred to careers in administrative management, marketing, public relations and sales.