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Courses and Certifications

Like your students, you are always learning and growing.
Continue to advance your skills with world-class personal development courses and certifications.

Teacher Certification Programs

Teacher Certification Program
Earn your teacher certification with nationally accredited teacher training that prepares you for life in the classroom without stretching your budget.
LocationOnline
Duration6-9 Months
Teaching LicenseTeacher Licensure
Teacher Certification Program
Earn your teacher certification with nationally accredited teacher training that prepares you for life in the classroom without stretching your budget.
Location
Online
Duration
6-9 Months
Teaching License
Teacher Licensure

Structure

Online and in-class. Students complete 20-hours of online coursework per week for 6 months, in addition to a 3-month clinical placement which can be done concurrently or consecutively.

Curriculum

This nationally-accredited program provides you with the small class sizes, innovative learning environment, deep teacher-student engagement and expert instruction to prepare you for your very own classroom. Certification specializations include Secondary English, Secondary Science, Secondary Math and TESOL.

Course Provider

Teach Away has partnered with the Hawai’i Teacher Standards Board (HTSB) to deliver a nationally-accredited program that is recognized by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP).

This programs AAQEP recognition means that all aspects of TCP have undergone review and have been awarded New Program Recognition of Capacity by the Accreditation Commission.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Teacher Licensure in the state of Hawai’i

Professional Development Courses

Digital Literacy
Digital learning has become a standard part of the 21st-century classroom. Bring your teaching practice up to date with digital literacy training.
LocationOnline
Duration30 Hours
Professional CertificateProfessional Certificate
Digital Literacy
Digital learning has become a standard part of the 21st-century classroom. Bring your teaching practice up to date with digital literacy training.
Location
Online
Duration
30 Hours
Professional Certificate
Professional Certificate

Structure

100% online and self-paced. Students take approximately 30 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom is a four-module online professional development course that prepares teachers to cultivate their students’ digital literacies and 21st-century skills. Participants in this course will familiarize themselves with the practical and theoretical knowledge needed to establish digital literacy skills in themselves and their students through lesson activities and curriculum development.

Course Provider

We partnered with Teachers College, Columbia University and award-winning educator, Detra Price-Dennis, to create an innovative professional development course to help close the digital skills gap in today’s classrooms.
The team that created this peer-reviewed course are all educators from Teachers College, Columbia University, one of the top-10 ranking schools of education in the US, and the course content was developed by a leading expert on best practices in digital learning in the classroom.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

Upon completion of this course, you’ll receive a certificate of completion from Teachers College at Columbia University, one of the top-10 ranking schools of education in the US. This course also qualifies for 3 Continuing Education Units.
Disciplinary Literacy
Improve your teaching practice with practical disciplinary literacy strategies to apprentice students as readers, writers, and thinkers of the disciplines.
LocationOnline
Duration10 Hours
Professional CertificateProfessional Certificate
Disciplinary Literacy
Improve your teaching practice with practical disciplinary literacy strategies to apprentice students as readers, writers, and thinkers of the disciplines.
Location
Online
Duration
10 Hours
Professional Certificate
Professional Certificate

Structure

100% online and self-paced. It takes approximately 10 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Covering the latest research and best practices from working educators in the field of disciplinary literacy, teachers in this course will learn the knowledge and strategies needed to successfully develop their students’ reading and writing abilities in different disciplines.

Course Provider

Learn directly from leading disciplinary literacy expert, Elizabeth Birr Moje, at the University of Michigan, School of Education - one of the top-15 ranking faculties of education in the US.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

A professional certificate in Digital Learning for the K-8 Classroom from CEDER University of Michigan.
Disciplinary Literacy
This course equips teachers with the teaching methods and strategies needed to connect with students and parents of all cultural backgrounds.
LocationOnline
Duration1.5 Hours
Professional CertificateProfessional Certificate
Disciplinary Literacy
This course equips teachers with the teaching methods and strategies needed to connect with students and parents of all cultural backgrounds.
Location
Online
Duration
1.5 Hours
Professional Certificate
Professional Certificate

Structure

100% online and self-paced. It takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete this interactive course.

Curriculum

Cultural competence for educators. This course curriculum prepares teachers across all subject areas and levels to work with culturally diverse students and their families. Providing educators with practical takeaways, increased awareness on the impact of culture on classroom learning, knowledge to effectively deal with cross-cultural issues and strategies for creating a stronger home-school connection.

Course Provider

The course was designed by Dr. Arti Joshi, Ph.D. in Child and Family Studies, a leading expert on culturally responsive teaching practices to help educators expand their teaching knowledge and better connect with students and their parents.

Upon completion, you’ll receive:

A professional certificate in Culturally Responsive Teaching: Connecting with Students and Parents of Different Cultures from Teach Away.

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