Spring break will be extended one week for students at the colleges of DCCCD.
Classes will not be held March 16-29 as faculty and staff prepare to transition to working, teaching and learning remotely. Please visit dcccd.edu/coronavirus for additional information.

Teacher Education Program

Coordinator: Angelo Alcala

North Lake’s Teacher Early Childhood Articulation (TECA) course prepares students to instruct children in Pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. Our courses include Families, Schools, and Community (TECA 1303), Educating Young Children (TECA 1311), Wellness of the Young Child (TECA 1318), and Child Growth and Development (TECA 1354). ​

Office Hours & Contacts
Main Office

MTWR 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
F 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Sa & Su Closed

Central Campus, A310

Dr. Kristopher Copeland,
Executive Dean

Dr. Yolanda Columbus,
Associate Dean

Academics Skills Center
MTWR 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
F 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sa 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Su Closed

Central Campus, A332

Interested in Teaching?
If you are interested in teaching in Liberal Arts, submit your resume and scanned transcripts to Dr. Kristopher Copeland. You may also fax them to (972) 273-3479.

Faculty must have a Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in the core teaching discipline. A master's degree is preferred for Human Development and Developmental Studies.