What is the RALC?

There are four Regional Alternative Licensing Centers (RALCs) in North Carolina, created by the State Board of Education and the Department of Public Instruction. They were designed to assist lateral entry teachers in NC to achieve a full professional educator’s license. read more...>

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Thank you for your interest in teaching in the North Carolina Public Schools. There are four Regional Alternative Licensing Centers (RALC) available to assist school districts in the licensing of teachers. Evaluations are provided by the centers for individuals seeking licensing. The RALC's limited resources dictates that individuals be self-directed. Employed teachers should contact the RALC through their human resources department. Prospective teachers may contact each regional director through the links to the left. Answers to many of your questions may be found on the FAQ page.