The Educator Preparation Program (EPP) is designed to offer professionals in the workforce an alternative to teaching in public schools versus the traditional university certification programs. This program will meet the needs of individuals who currently hold a bachelor’s degree and are interested in a non-traditional route to obtain teacher certification. This certification helps address the teacher shortage in specific content areas in our state. Our program is approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and meets the “No Child Left Behind” (NCLB) requirements. The entire program consists of 158 hours of content course work, 80 contact hours of Pedagogy and Professional Responsibility course work and a one-year internship. Non-traditional Financial Aid does not qualify for this certification program. Tuition Assistance is available from several private institutions providing continuing education loans at competitive interest rates while providing a loan deferral period in most cases while you complete the program.
Please make plans to attend one of the following Information Sessions, if you would like to enroll by Spring 2014:
- December 19, 2013 3:30pm-5:00pm
- January 9, 2014 8:30am-10:00am
ALL paperwork and payments must be received by: January 15, 2014