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Exemplary Educators
Teacher Preparation Program

The Exemplary Educators Teacher Certification Program ensures that teacher candidates are prepared and supported through their certification journey. Our alternative preparation program is specifically designed for teachers seeking certification while teaching. Our instructors provide weekly one-on-one coaching and support each week. Helping practitioners working in the field gain the competence and confidence to become exemplary educators. 

Our Program Provides


Live Courses

Our instructors teach course content and model best practices in weekly live courses via Google Meet.


Teacher Coaching

Courses include weekly coaching connected to course content through video upload and coaching meetings.


Job-Embedded Assignments

Assignments are related to the work teachers do on a daily basis, connecting content to their own students and class.

Our Certification Programs

Arizona Alternative Elementary Education  Certification  (K-8)

Bachelor's Degree

To qualify for an alternative teacher preparation program you must already have a Bachelor's degree. 

Fingerprint Card

Qualified candidates will need to obtain a level 1 IVP fingerprint clearance card. Click for more information.

Teacher Certificaton

Once you enroll with us, you will obtain an alternative teaching certificate. 

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Teaching Job

Alternative teacher education programs provide teacher education while the candidate is teaching. Apply now!

What do I need to qualify?

Elementary Education
Program Outline

Our program takes two years to complete. It aligns classes to most school quarters, providing 1 course per quarter (we try to match the calendars of AZ school districts). 

We purposefully designed courses to allow teacher candidates to have practical assignments related to the work they are doing in the classroom, coupled with coaching from their course instructor, an exemplary educator.

We designed our program to be a high-quality teacher preparation option for candidates who want to be effectively prepared for today's classrooms. 

Every teacher deserves an exemplary education program!

Course 1

Classroom Management & Engagement Strategies 

Year 1, Quarter 1

Course 3

The Science of Reading & Structured Literacy

Year 1, Quarter 3

Course 5

Strategies for Teaching Mathematics
Year 2, Quarter 1

Course 7

Teaching and Integrating Science & Social Studies

Year 2, Quarter 3

Course 2

Planning & Delivering Aligned Instruction   
Year 1, Quarter 2

Course 4

Learner Development & Supporting Special Education Students

Year 1, Quarter 4

Course 6

Strategies for Teaching Reading and Language Arts
Year 2, Quarter 2

Course 8

Structured English Immersion
Year 2, Quarter 4

Your new career awaits,
apply for our program today!

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