ECU Partnership Teach

ECU Partnership Teach (formerly known as Partnership East) is an East Carolina University College of Education degree completion partnership with North Carolina community colleges. Students will be provided a specific prerequisite course checklist to complete while attending the first two years of the program at an NC community college, followed by online courses in their major through ECU to earn a four-year degree in either:

  • Elementary Education K-6,
  • Special Education - General and Adapted Curriculum K-12, or
  • Middle Grades Education - Social Studies & Language Arts Concentrations 6-9


To review details of the specific requirements for entrance into the Partnership Teach degree completion program, please visit  Students must reside within the state of North Carolina throughout the duration of the program in order to be placed in NC public schools to complete field experiences and internships (student teaching).


What are the requirements to join ECU Partnership Teach?

  • Completion or near completion of all community college coursework
  • 2.5 GPA or higher
  • Qualifying Praxis Core scores or ACT/SAT scores
  • Interview with Partnership Teach Coordinator
  • Admission to ECU

Students are encouraged to schedule an appointment with the program coordinator to obtain more information on admission requirements.

Please see the contact information for coordinator for WCC:


Lynn Mooring

Wayne Community College

Dogwood 101 North

Phone: (919) 739-7012

For more information about ECU Partnership Teach, please visit the website at: