Teacher Education Program

The Teacher Education Program seeks to instill in its graduates a love of learning, an interest in continued professional growth, reflection on one’s teaching effectiveness, and the confidence that results from membership in a supportive community.

Program Requirements

The requirements for the numerous branches of the Teacher Education Program are available here as downloadable PDFs.

Conceptual Framework

Barton’s Teacher Education Program is organized around the concept of the evolving professional teacher and emphasizes a commitment to knowledge of content, pedagogical techniques, cultural responsiveness, and leadership skills. View our Conceptual Framework here.


Barton College has received accreditation by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and has been approved by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. Accreditation details are available here.

For Cooperating Teachers

Performance Data


Education Preparation Provider Complainant Process Form

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Teacher Education Faculty

Jackie S. Ennis, Ph.D.

Dean, School of Education
Professor of Education

Rebecca L. Godwin, Ph.D.

Director, The Sam and Marjorie Ragan Writing Center
Professor of English

Angela M. Gurgainus, M.Ed.

Lecturer of Education

Carolyn Hornick, M.A.

Lecturer of Education

Barbara F. Mize, Ed.D.

Director of Field Experience
Professor of Education

Contact Us

Dr. Jackie Ennis, Dean
School of Education
Barton College
P.O. Box 5000
Wilson, NC 27893

800-345-4973 x6434