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American College of Education announces new Master of Arts in Teaching and Transition to Teaching Programs

Innovative online graduate school for educators provides path to elementary and secondary teaching

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American College of Education, an accredited online college that provides online master's degree programs for educators, today announced its new Master of Arts in Teaching and Transition to Teaching Certificate programs for people with a passion for teaching who have not had the benefit of formal training in the field.

Professionals seeking a career change to the classroom now have an easily accessible path to certification through American College of Education. These rewarding programs provide comprehensive training to individuals new to the teaching field who are eager to share their professional experience and skills to inspire students.

"Well-trained teachers have the power to become change agents in their classrooms and school districts," said Sandra J. Doran, President, American College of Education. "We are proud to provide an affordable, accessible entrance into the teaching profession for individuals who may have always wanted to teach and are seeking the right training and mentorship."

Both the Master of Arts in Teaching and Transition to Teaching Certificate programs provide a path to initial teacher certification in Indiana at the elementary and secondary levels. Features of these programs include:

  • Convenient online curriculum that may be completed within a year to 18 months even while working.
  • Competitive tuition between $4,000 and $7,000.
  • Elementary or Secondary teaching focus.
  • 10-week student teaching experience.

Students first pursue initial teacher licensure in Indiana and then may be able to transfer certification to their home states.* To learn more about specific program requirements, visit the American College of Education website at http://www.ace.edu.

About American College of Education

The mission of American College of Education is to deliver affordable, online degree programs that provide evidence-based content and relevant experiences to improve educators' knowledge, skills and performance. American College of Education is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA).  www.ace.edu

* Professional licensure, certification, and salary benefit requirements for educators vary from state to state and district to district. American College of Education cannot guarantee licensure, certification, endorsement, or salary benefits. In some states, students may need to satisfy additional requirements for teacher licensure beyond those required in Indiana. It is the students' responsibility to understand and comply with requirements in the jurisdiction where they choose to teach. In all cases, students are solely responsible for determining whether they are eligible for initial licensure in a state and to confirm the precise requirements that must be satisfied to be licensed in that state before beginning the program.

At this time, this program is not available to residents of the following states: AL, AR, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MN, MT, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OH, OR, TN, WA, WV, and WI. This list of states changes over time; please contact [email protected] for the most current information.

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