Licensure | Types of Licensure | Lateral Entry Licensure | FAQs
Licensure ensures that children in our school system are served by educators with the knowledge and skills to deliver a sound educational program. Licensure also assures that professional school personnel engage in ongoing staff development activities that help them continually improve the overall quality of Education in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.
Employees of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools are required by the State Board of Education to hold an appropriate license for the subject, grade level, or assignment taught. It is important to note that licensure requirements are dictated by this state, and the Local Educational Agency (LEA) must comply with these regulations.
It is critical that you complete your licensure requirements as early as possible. Licensure application packets can be downloaded from the State Department web site at www.ncpublicschools.org.