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Training Educators and Creating Hope


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Step 1

Get Started

Apply today! Our staff will work with you to chart your course to become a certified teacher!. Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher  from a regionally accredited institution, meet the required GPA and content knowledge requirements and 

submit official transcripts

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Begin Coursework

In total, candidates are provided up to 369 hours of comprehensive curriculum in the following areas:  

  • Planning and Building

  • Child Development

  • Family and Community

  • Instruction

  • Differentiated Instruction

  • Assessment and Evaluation

  • Classroom Management

  • Diverse Learners

  • Teaching Methods

Additionally, we also offer courses in Restorative Practices. 

Step 2

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Step 3


During your first year, the residency year, you will gain significant experience as a 

licensed classroom teacher. However, you won't be alone!


Instructional Coaches work side by side with all Residents by providing targeted, individualized, on-going training, mentoring and in-classroom support.

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Step 4

Full Certification

Upon successful completion of all program  requirements, including one academic year of teaching with successful evaluations, your Alternative License will convert to an

Arizona Standard Professional License !

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