Participate in this survey for a possible scholarship

Native UNCP Students,

A group of UNC Pembroke researchers is conducting a study called the UNCP Native American Student Engagement and Campus Climate Study (UNCP NASECCS). The study seeks to understand the engagement and campus climate for Native American students attending UNC Pembroke.

  • The target audience is Native American undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at UNC Pembroke.
  • Participation is voluntary and is confidential!
  • Students can respond to the survey by visiting
  • Students who participate have the option to enter into a random drawing to win one (1) of four (4) $250 scholarships.
  • The survey will be available March 23 through April 27, 2015.

If you have questions, please contact Dr. Mary Ann Jacobs at 910.521.6266, 910.775.4262 or


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this Wednesday – NC Teacher of the Year and Teacher Education fair on campus

Mr. James Ford, the North Carolina Teacher of the Year, will present at 9:00 am in SOE Room 222.

Following the morning event, the Teacher Education Fair will be in the University Center Annex – see more information below.

Good morning!

We would like to invite you and your students to the UNCP Spring 2015 Teacher Education Fair to be held on March 25, 10am-12pm, in the Assembly Room of the University Center Annex.

The Teacher Education Fair is not only a great job search venue for students completing their teaching internship this semester but also a valuable networking opportunity that all students in the School of Education could benefit from. Please encourage students to attend and connect with recruiters representing school districts in NC and SC (see list below).


Anson County Schools

Bladen County Schools

Cabarrus County Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Chatham County Schools

Chesterfield County School District

Cleveland County Schools

Clinton City Schools

Columbus County Schools

Cumberland County Schools

Edgecombe County Public Schools

Fairfield County School District

Flemington Academy

Guilford County Schools

Harnett County Schools

Hoke County Board of Education

Horry County Schools

Johnston County Schools

Lee County Schools

Lenoir County Public Schools

Lincoln County Schools

Marlboro County School District

Montgomery County Schools

Moore County Schools

National Heritage Academies

Pitt County Schools

Public Schools of Robeson County

Richmond County Schools

Sampson County Schools

Scotland County Schools

The Roger Bacon Academy Columbus Charter School

Wake County Public School System

I look forward to seeing you and your students at the fair on Wednesday! Please don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about this event.






210 University Center  I  P.O. Box 1510  I  Pembroke, NC 28372

O: 910.521.6270  I 

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NC Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)

NC Forgivable Education Loans for Service (FELS)  – for more information contact Karen Granger 

Quick Reference Sheet for UNC Teacher Education Candidates (Rev. 3-13-15)



Established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011, the Forgivable Education Loans for Service provides financial assistance to qualified students enrolled in an approved education program and committed to working in critical employment shortage professions in North Carolina. The North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority provides administration for the program.

Eligibility Requirements

·       Must be a legal North Carolina resident and NC resident for tuition purposes (at the time of application)

·       Cumulative minimum GPA of 2.80 for undergraduate students. Priority will be given to Juniors and Seniors (Freshmen & Sophomores are not given priority but will be considered for up to $3,000 should they meet the deadline and requirements)

·       Cumulative minimum GPA of 3.20 for students pursuing a graduate degree in education

·       Register with the Selective Service System, if required;

·       Recipients must not be in default, or does not owe a refund, under any federal or State loan or grant program

·       Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress according to the enrolling policy of the institution

·       Must be willing to work in NC as a classroom teacher.

Note: Applicants do not have to demonstrate financial need. Recipients must sign a promissory note.

Annual Loan Amounts

·       Bachelor’s degree programs: $7,000 (Juniors and Seniors)

  • Master’s degree programs: $10,000
  • Graduate certificate programs: $3,000

Note: The maximum aggregate loan amount is $14,000 for Bachelor’s programs and $20,000 for graduate degree programs, and$6,000 for graduate certificate programs.

Approved Programs
Biology Middle Grades Math Special Education
Chemistry Middle Grades Science Foreign Languages
Science (Comprehensive) Middle Grades ELA English as a Second Language (including ESL add-on licensure)
Physics Middle Grades Social Studies
Selection Process

The Forgivable Education Loans for Service Program application is available online through the page.

The deadline for FELS applicants is:   April 1, 2015

Loans are awarded on a first come, first served basis to eligible applicants until funds are exhausted. Applications must be submitted electronically and all supporting documentation (transcripts, acceptance letters, etc.) must be postmarked on or before the April 1, 2015 deadline.

Reminder: Email is the official form of communication between the FELS Program and the applicant. It is strongly recommended that applicants keep their contact information up to date on the SEAA Student Portal at


Note: For 2014-15, FELS recipients must be enrolled for at least six credit hours each semester to qualify for funding for undergraduate or graduate programs. The award amount will be pro-rated according to number of credit hours. While the rules for the program provide for a minimum of 3 credit hours for graduate programs, the policy for 2015-16 establishes a minimum of 6 credit hours per semester.

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Praxis I Math Workshop Saturday 3-14-15

A Praxis I Math Workshop will be held Saturday, March 14th 9:30-11:30am. Mrs. Hanby’s workshop will be held in Oxendine room 1250.

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Praxis Workshop update

The February 25 Praxis Core Writing Workshop will be rescheduled for Saturday, April 18, 11:00-1:00 EDUC 201.

Contact Dr. Valjeaner Ford or call 521-6893


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