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American College of Education recently added four new programs designed to help educators strengthen their skills and further their careersFrom certificates to the post-master’s level, these fully online programs are structured with convenience and affordability in mind. Educators in your district are invited to apply now for 

 

  • Certificate in Leadership – Strengthen your future marketability by developing your leadership and communication skills. 

  • M.Ed. in Special Education – Expand your knowledge of instructional strategies and education plans effective for supporting students with exceptionalities. 

  • Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction – Pursue high-level training in using theoretical foundations and real-world practices to design developmentally and culturally appropriate curricula. 

  • Ed.S. in Instructional Technology – Gain valuable experience and skills around innovative technology methods, and ways to integrate technology in educational environments. 

For those who aren’t looking for a full degree program, ACE also offers the option to just take a single class with no long-term commitment. Feel free to explore our most popular classes – such as Creating Safe & Support Learning Environments and Foundations of ESL & Bilingual Learners – to find out which ones are most beneficial to your professional goals. 

M.Ed. in Special Education (https://www.ace.edu/program/master-of-education-in-special-education)

• This program is for current PreK-12 special education teachers who want to expand their knowledge and earn a master’s degree. It is a 34-hour program designed to provide an in-depth study of research-based methods to support students with exceptionalities in current educational settings.

 

Ed.S. in District Level Administration (https://www.ace.edu/program/educational-specialist-in-district-level-administration)

• This degree is designed for educational leaders who wish to become a superintendent or district-level administrator. This program equips students with the skills necessary to effectively lead a PreK-12 school district. 

Lander’s M.Ed. in Teaching & Learning is designed to help existing educators grow into highly skilled professionals in their areas of concentration.  South Carolina teachers receive a discounted rate of $380 per credit hour.  Click here for more information.
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By committing to start your Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctoral degree program, Grand Canyon University will offer you a 10% discount off the catalog tuition rate for the remainder of your program.

For more information on GCU's Teaching and School Administration Degrees, visit their website.

Contact [email protected] for the member verification form to attach to your application.

For 50 years, Walden University has helped working professionals reach their educational goals. With a mission focused on effecting positive social change, Walden helps graduates make a difference in their communities worldwide.  The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University, a CAEP-accredited institution, is dedicated to enhancing educator effectiveness. As a recognized leader in teacher and administrator education, the college has been the choice of 150 state teachers of the year and more than 60,000 alumni. Online programs range from teacher preparation to doctoral degrees and are taught by nationally recognized education experts, policymakers, and scholar-practitioners. 

To learn more about the tuition reduction offered to PSTA members visit www.waldenU.edu/psta or email Walden University representative, Katie Hykes-Waddell, at [email protected]

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SC ETV Courses 
PBS TeacherLine Facilitated Courses:
  • http://www.scetv.org/teacher-recertification
  • Earn renewal, PACE and graduate credits (graduate credit incurs an addt’l fee)
  • 6-week courses of rigorous, sustained, collaborative learning
  • Offering facilitator guidance, active peer discussions, tools for integrating technology, authentic tasks with real-world applications
PBS TeacherLine Self-paced Courses:
Questions/concerns? Call ETV at 1-800-277-0829.
With our 80+ catalog of PreK-12 online, facilitated courses,
PBS TeacherLine helps educators invest in their career and in the success of their students!  
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Southern Wesleyan University is pleased to award a 10% scholarship to members of the Palmetto State Teachers Association who enroll in the Master of Education in Classroom Leadership, Master of Education in Administration and Supervision, Master of Education in eLearning and Instructional Design, or Ed.D. in Curriculum and Assessment online degree programs.  The 10% scholarship will be applied proportionately to each course of the entire program.  The scholarship will be applied only toward tuition.  Students receiving tuition benefits from outside sources including VA benefits, Military benefits, State and Federal scholarships & grants, and Tuition Assistance programs may still qualify for scholarship assistance up to, but not to exceed, 100% of tuition expenses.

Student must complete scholarship application form and provide proof of Palmetto State Teachers Association membership.  The Southern Wesleyan University enrollment team will be happy to assist with answering questions and will provide the scholarship application form.  To learn more about the programs offered click here.   

 For more information regarding online programs, contact 

Dean Grile 
Director of Strategic Engagement   Southern Wesleyan University Online

843-901-0060

www.swu.edu

 

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 Degree programs and Continuing Teacher Education courses
             Contact Lamar Grant [email protected]  to learn more about PSTA member discounts offered by The University of Phoenix.  
                                                                                                  -  A 10% tuition reduction
                                                         -  Coursework for PACE, Read2Succeed, add-on endorsements and certificate renewal
                                                                        -  Over 100 four-week graduate level course available each month
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  Columbia College is offering a reading course for middle and high school level teachers to meet the requirements for the Read to Succeed.  For more information or to register click here.
 
MEd Educational Administration and Leadership (36 hour certifying program) Cohorts in January, March or August
https://www.columbiasc.edu/program/educational-administration-and-leadership-k-12
MEd Trauma-Informed Education (30 hour program) Cohorts in January and August
https://www.columbiasc.edu/program/trauma-informed-education