TEACH-NOW Programs

TEACH-NOW Graduate School of Education combines affordable tuition with unmatched flexibility for people seeking certification and Master's of Education degrees.

Teacher Certificate Program

  • Full payment of $6,000 or $800 to start and 8 monthly payments of $650
  • Cohorts start every month and complete in 9 months
  • Final 12 weeks are school-based

Master's Degree Programs

  • Full payment of $13,000 or $1,000 to start and 12 monthly payments of $1,000
  • Cohorts start every month and complete in 12 months
  • Can include teacher certification
  • Five specializations to choose from

Teacher Preparation Certificate Program

Modules

  1. Program Orientation
  2. The Culture of Schooling
  3. The Learner & Learning in the Digital Age
  4. Managing the Learning Environment
  5. Student Assessments
  6. Planning & Preparation for Learning
  7. Introduction to Clinical Practice
  8. Teacher Practice and Proficiency

The goal for our flagship program is to equip, enable, and empower teachers to go into any learning environment anywhere in the world and diagnose where each learner they are responsible for is coming from and be able to design and implement learning experiences to ensure that every student learns, grows, and develops.

They will champion the changing role of a teacher from a dispenser of knowledge to a resource-rich facilitator of learning. Candidates will be able to select and use next-generation tools and technology for teaching and learning to create an active, collaborative learning model for their students and effectively manage the learning environment in which formal education occurs.

Master's in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation: Early Childhood Education Focus

Candidates will complete 9 months of the teacher preparation program and an additional 16 weeks focused on Early Childhood Education. Candidates will delve into the full spectrum of early childhood education from birth through age eight (grade 3), and the programs within that range--infant and toddler programs, preschool and daycare programs, kindergarten programs, and primary education. They will create positive learning environments to enhance student motivation and creativity. Candidates will develop pedagogical approaches that take into account learner commonalities and differences to design goal-oriented instruction and assessment based on cognitive, social, affective, and psychomotor factors.

Master's in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation: Special Education Focus

Candidates will complete 9 months of the teacher preparation program and an additional 16 weeks focused on Special Education. Graduates will be prepared to teach and support special needs students at any grade level. Candidates will research current trends, issues, and political dilemmas in special education and how they impact learning and teaching of students with special needs. They will examine the role of the special educator in accurately identifying students with special needs and using appropriate strategies, available services, resources and assistive technologies to design goal-oriented instruction and evaluation of students with special needs. Candidates will evaluate various behavior and education plans to design the individualized plans for education and assessment of students with special needs.

Master's in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation: Teaching Multilingual Learners Focus

Candidates will complete 9 months of the teacher preparation program and an additional 16 weeks focused on Teaching Multilingual Learners. Candidates will be prepared to effectively teach linguistically-diverse student populations in the classroom. Through this program, candidates will learn fundamental key concepts about language, language development, and culturally-linguistically diverse populations. They will also learn pedagogical principles and approaches for integrating language instruction across multiple domains of linguistic development -- reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary -- in a variety of educational contexts with special focus on assessing and giving feedback to learners and developing strategies for language-supported classroom learning.

Master's in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation: Globalization in Education Focus

Candidates will complete 9 months of the teacher preparation program and an additional 16 weeks focused on Globalization in Education. Candidates will attain a deep understanding of international education and globalization in order to make positive change in the dynamic global context in schools worldwide. In order to meet the needs of diverse student populations in international schools, and attain socially responsible leadership, candidates will learn how to make informed and ethical decisions in complex and diverse educational environments.

Master's in Education Degree with Teacher Preparation: Educational Research Focus

Candidates will complete 9 months of the teacher preparation program and an additional 16 weeks focused on Educational Research. In addition to completing the program requirements of the teacher preparation program, candidates will dig deep into the educational research process, methods of collecting and analyzing research data, practical and ethical considerations when conducting research such as funding, working with human subjects and using research to influence educational policy decisions and development. Candidates will choose an area of educational research and complete a capstone research project which will include a written submission and an oral defense of their findings.