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ABCTE Offers the Passport to Teaching Program

Military spouses who teach would find PCS moves less stressful under a proposal to make it easier to get certification in all states. Amy Newcomb/Army

The American Board, also known as the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE), is a non-profit organization dedicated to putting qualified professionals in classrooms. The ABCTE offers an online independent study program that will prepare you to teach. The program is much more affordable than returning to school and can be completed at your own pace. Most students take an average of 10 months from enrollment to cert... more

Veterans Support Programs

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Veterans have several programs designed to help them achieve their education and career goals. One of the first places you can turn to is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The VA does more than just cover your expenses through the GI Bill, VA also has education support programs to help you achieve success through training and non-traditional education support. Select any of the following links to learn more about veteran education support p... more

Timesaving Programs Overview


There are many timesaving programs available to prospective college students which give college credit without taking classes.  Many are even free or offered at reduced cost. You can get college credit for military experience, take tests to demonstrate that you already have the knowledge that you would gain from a class, or use your military experience to help you get a job as a teacher. For those who are thinking of attending college, ther... more

Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges (SOC)

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If you and your family frequently transfer, it can be very difficult to complete your college degrees. That is why SOC, an association of approximately 1900 colleges and universities, was created: to ensure Servicemembers like you and your family are given sufficient educational opportunities. SOC is funded by the Department of Defense (DoD) and coordinated through DANTES. The SOC association of schools has agreed to work together to make it ... more

Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES)

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The Defense Activity for Non-Traditional Education Support (DANTES) is a DoD organization created to help Servicemembers pursue their educational goals and earn the degrees or certification they deserve while continuing to serve their country. Non-Traditional Education Think of it this way: Traditional education requires reporting to class, and sitting in a classroom on the teacher's schedule. However, "Non-Traditional" education is complete... more

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College is expensive and time consuming. Thankfully, servicemembers, veterans, and family members have access to programs that offer ways to save both time and money. This section will help you take advantage of credit-by-exams, college preparation/tutorial assistance, and getting college credit for military service

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at www.benefits.va.gov/gibill
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