Online teacher certification that suits your schedule.

Our flexible learning structure delivers online, on-demand lessons. TCP boasts a learner-centric approach to ensure a user-friendly online environment that sets you up for success.

Pre-Qualify
  • 100% Online

    Access your learning from anywhere with wi-fi.

  • Asynchronous

    Weekly asynchronous coursework means learning on your schedule.

  • 1-1 Support

    Online doesn’t mean alone. Our Online Mentors are there to support you every step of the way.

Transfer your teaching license online, abroad, or across the U.S.

You read that right. Thanks to Teacher Certification Reciprocity, or Teaching Credential Reciprocity, your teacher certification can be transfered to other states or to teach online or abroad.

Interested? Find out where teaching can take you.

Who is our Teacher Certification Program for?

Aspiring Teachers

A few years out of college, a recent graduate, or a soon-to-be-graduating student who is ready to jump-start their career in education.

Career Changers

Career professionals looking for a big change, who are aspiring educators with a desire to make a difference. No formal experience in a classroom is necessary.

Experienced Educators

Educators without a teaching license seeking a formal certification to gain employment as a certified teacher in the U.S. or abroad.

Americans Abroad

Aspiring teachers living overseas who want to get a head-start on their teacher certification journey while working internationally.

U.S. Military

Veterans, Active Duty members, and spouses seeking to obtain a teaching license through a fast, flexible, affordable pathway. Contact us to learn about our military discount.

Dr. Nikki Wishard, Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction

TCP Online Mentor & Instructor

Dr. Steve Francis, Ed.D. Curriculum & Instruction

TCP Online Mentor & Instructor

Dr. LaToya Thomas-Dixon, M.Ed.

Subject Matter Expert

Roshondra Sipp, MS.Ed.

Subject Matter Expert

Jilliane Steelman, MA in Special Education

Subject Matter Expert

Dr. Arti Joshi, Ph.D. in Child and Family Studies

Subject Matter Expert

Emily Park, B.A in Science

Admissions Advisor

Stefanie Tedesco, B.Ed, Certified Primary/Junior Educator

Admissions Advisor

Course Curriculum Details

Learn what it takes to be a life-changing educator by understanding the student on a deeper level through comprehensive, research-based and pedagogically sound content across our curriculum.

The six months of part-time studies consist of online asynchronous. lessons. You’ll be placed in a cohort with anywhere from 15-20 fellow TCP students as well as an online mentor, giving you the opportunity to connect during weekly lessons. Each week you will dedicate a minimum of 15-20 hours to your submissions, assignments and discussions in order to meet the required deadlines and due dates.

There are four core modules:

  • Module 1: The Role of a Teacher
  • Module 2: Learner Development and Experiences
  • Module 3: Assessing Student Learning
  • Module 4: Planning for Instruction and Instructional Strategies

Plus chosen stream coursework:

Elementary-focused stream:

  • Module 1: Role of the Teacher (4 weeks/60 hours)
  • Module 2: Learner Development and Experiences (4 weeks/65 hours)
  • Module 3: Assessing Student Learning (4 weeks/65 hours)
  • Module 4: Planning for Instruction and Instructional Strategies (5 weeks/75 hours)
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  • Literacy (3 weeks/45 hours)
  • Numeracy (3 weeks/45 hours)
  • Science (1 week/15 hours)
  • Social Sciences (1 week/15 hours)

Secondary-focused stream:

  • Module 1: Role of the Teacher (4 weeks/60 hours)
  • Module 2: Learner Development and Experiences (6 weeks/90 hours)
  • Module 3: Assessing Student Learning (6 weeks/90 hours)
  • Module 4: Planning for Instruction and Instructional Strategies (8 weeks/120 hours)