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Borderlands Consortium - Alternative Certification

The Alternative Path to Secondary Certification provides individuals the opportunity to begin teaching while pursuing teacher certification and Masters degree. In this two-year professional program, teacher candidates meet certification requirements and earn a M.Ed. in secondary education while they teach in middle schools and high schools.

Program Benefits:

  • Participation in a two year, beginning teacher, mentoring program.
  • On-going formative and summative evaluations for reflection and growth.
  • Employment as a full-time teacher of record.
  • Content qualified designation through passing score on the Arizona Certification Subject Knowledge exam.
  • Receipt of full Structured English Immersion Endorsement upon graduation.
  • Upon successful completion of the M.Ed. Program, receipt of an Institutional Recommendation (IR) that streamlines the certification process.

The Alternative Certification course rotation.

For Additional Information:

Contact Ali Van Gorp, Graduate Coordinator