The Lees-McRae College Theatre Arts Education (K-12) program provides students with the knowledge, skills, and certification necessary to be outstanding drama teachers. The program also promotes a positive and holistic understanding of the teaching profession within a reflective practitioner framework. . Accredited by the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and North Carolina State Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI), courses are aligned with the North Carolina Professional Teaching Standards and North Carolina Specialty Areas Standards for Theatre Arts Education so that students fulfill the requirements for state licensure upon graduation. The student interested in earning teacher licensure in the Program must gain admission to the Teacher Education Program. As soon as a student develops an interest in an Education program of study, he or she should contact the Teacher Education Division Chair, complete an Interest Form, and learn about the specialized requirements and timing for beginning the program.
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Assessment of Student Learning
Creating and Managing the Learning Environment for Diverse Learners
Diction for the Performing Artist
Directing I, II
Introduction to Public School Teaching
Materials/Methods for Teaching Theatre Arts 7-12
Materials/Methods for Teaching Theatre Arts K-6
Graduates are certified to teach drama on the elementary, middle school and high school grade levels.
Dr. Janet Speer
Virginia McKenzie Reeves Endowed Professor
Dr. Susan Gilbert
Tessa Carr, PhD
Division Chair, Creative and Performing Arts.
Assistant Professor for Performing Arts
Costume Designer, and Director