This April, the American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) will visit four states to host free, live information sessions about its online teacher certification program. The information sessions will include a 45 minute to one hour-long introduction to the program and offer an opportunity to have questions answered in-person by members of the ABCTE staff.
April 12th through April 14th, 2011
Idaho Falls, Nampa and Boise
April 13th through April 16th, 2011
Coral Springs, Hollywood and Miami
April 19th through April 21st, 2011
Shrewsbury, St. Ann and Clayton
April 18th, 26th and 28th
Florence, Sumter and Chesterfield
To register for an upcoming event or to view a list of all upcoming ABCTE events please go to: http://www.abcte.org/teach/events
The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence is a non-profit organization that offers an innovative teacher preparation and certification program for highly knowledgeable individuals who want to change careers and become teachers. ABCTE is accepted as a route to teacher certification in Florida and ten other states and has certified over 3,000 new potential teachers through the program.
Candidates for ABCTE certification must hold a bachelor’s degree in any subject area and pass a background check, an examination in teaching knowledge and an examination in the subject area they want to teach. Candidates are not required to take additional college courses in order to earn a teaching certificate.
For more information about ABCTE, please visit www.abcte.org