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AACTE has partnered with the Center for American Progress (CAP), which had previously published a study of alternative teacher certification programs, to update and extend that analysis. AACTE and CAP examined trends among alternative certification programs run by organizations other than institutions of higher education (IHEs) between 2010-11 and 2018-19, the last full academic year prior to the pandemic. Our findings include:
The report takes a close look at alternative programs run by for-profit companies, which are the largest and fastest-growing part of the non-IHE alternative certification sector. Download the full report today to learn more about this rapidly changing sector in educator preparation.