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2013-12-17 12:29:57

Degree programs include MAEd concentrations in Elementary Education, ESL and Reading, offered 100% online. TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominican University, a U.S. News & World Report-ranked university, is pleased to announce it has received esteemed accreditation earlier this year from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). NCATE standards are performance-based, focusing on the ability of teacher candidates to demonstrate the...

2013-07-01 12:24:19

National Council on Teacher Quality places Teachers College on Honor Roll SEATTLE, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Western Governors University's Teachers College has been honored by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) for having one of the nation's best teacher preparation programs. WGU was the only online university to be included in the NCTQ's Honor Roll, which was based on ratings of more than 1,100 colleges and universities across the United States. The NCTQ...

2013-05-15 12:28:54

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rebecca Mieliwocki, 2012 National Teacher of the Year and a 7th grade English teacher at Luther Burbank Middle School in Burbank, Calif., will share her perspective on the teaching profession during her presentation, Supercharging the Education Profession by Igniting the Power of One. Her audience will consist of more than 300 retired educators who, though officially retired, still care deeply about the profession and helping...

2013-01-04 16:23:07

NEWBERG, Ore., Jan. 4. 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Prospective teachers interested in becoming an elementary school, middle school or high school teacher in Oregon have a new resource, OregonTeachingDegree.com, that provides detailed information on the steps necessary to make a teaching career a reality. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130104/CG37250) The site is a comprehensive guide that summarizes the various educational paths one can take to achieve teaching credentials. It...

2012-07-24 06:28:05

WASHINGTON, July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard Inc. and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the nation's leading accrediting organization for teacher education providers, today announced that the organizations have made NCATE's standards for teacher preparation available directly in Blackboard Learn((TM)), the company's flagship learning management system (LMS). The integration, available now, makes Blackboard Learn the first and only major LMS to...

2011-11-22 07:15:00

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Scranton, in partnership with University Alliance, is encouraging educators seeking to excel by earning master's degrees to apply for the Bisk Foundation Scholarship. First-time students enrolling in either Master of Science in Education program - Curriculum and Instruction, or Educational Administration - should submit an application before the December 1, 2011 scholarship deadline for the Special Spring 2012, Part A session. Four...

2011-10-26 16:25:00

With this latest software release, Strategic Planning Online offers a one-stop solution for connecting accreditation with campus-wide strategic planning and assessment efforts to support institutional change. Strategic Planning Online can now help colleges and universities prepare compliance reports for many regional and professional accrediting bodies. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Think Education Solutions, a leading supplier of strategic planning and assessment management...

2011-01-05 11:04:00

DENTON, Texas, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- iteachU.S., doing business in Texas as iteachTEXAS, one of the state's largest alternative certification programs, announced today that the organization intends to establish a charter school designed to provide not only an environment of academic excellence for students, but also a laboratory and training academy for individuals pursuing an alternative pathway to teacher certification. This campus will be located in the north Texas region and with...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

GAITHERSBURG, Md., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Education Association (NEA) Academy has partnered with UMassOnline, Western Governors University and Walden University to provide Master's of Education degrees to NEA members. The agreement creates the first master's degree program offered through strategic alliances with the NEA. It adds to the Academy's extensive offerings of professional learning opportunities available to the association's 3.2 million members through the NEA...

2010-10-05 07:00:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While the belief that teachers and school leaders must understand and address the needs of all children has become a core premise of how we prepare educators, too few enter the profession with an understanding of the developmental sciences, which research says have a critical impact on students' ability to learn. A new report from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) says that little effort has been made to...