Teacher Education

The Teacher Education program has been identified as an Area of Excellence at Nicholls State University.

Reasons for this distinction include:

  • Provides degree programs for high percentage of teachers in the region
  • Recipient of grants in Clinical Immersion Alternative Certification and Innovative Teaching Programs
  • High passage rate on the National Teachers’ Exam (NTE)/Praxis
  • Active participation in Louisiana Systemic Initiative Program (LaSIP) and the Louisiana Collaborative for Excellence in Preparation of Teachers (LaCEPT)
  • Collaborative relationship with Region III and K-12 schools
  • Active participation in Louisiana Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (LACTE)
  • Provides certification options for high percentage of teachers in the region pursuing alternative teacher licensure
  • Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education


For more information on this program, please visit the Teachers Education web page.