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Fast-Track Teacher Education Degree

Earn your Associate Degree in Elementary-Special Education in 16 months

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Contact Erin Radcliffe at eradcliffe2@cnm.edu.

Become fully certified in 3.5 years via our Fast-Track Teacher Education Degree. With plenty of support from CNM, dedicated scheduling and advisement, and exposure to direct experience as an Educational Assistant at APS, this Fast-Track Program is the comprehensive, accelerated way for you to reach your career goals. 

Fast-Track Benefits 

  • Become fully certified in three and a half years
  • Take all classes—even General Educationwith a cohort of students in your Fast-Track program
  • Work daily in the classroom as an Educational Assistant at APS (while getting paid) and take classes at night and online
  • All courses transfer to any four-year institution in the state
  • Have the option to complete your bachelor’s degree online
  • Have dedicated scheduling and advisement
  • Financial aid and scholarships available

Timeline 

  • Applications open February 3rd
  • Application deadline: August 1st
  • Program begins: Fall 2020

Application for Fall 2020

Apply Here

Attend an Upcoming Information Session

  • Wednesday, July 8th, 6:00-7:00 PM online on Webex
    • Go to this link to register; once approved, you'll receive a confirmation email with details

Attend an Upcoming EA Job Search Information Session 

  • Thursday, July 9th, 3:00-4:00 PM online on Webex: "Starting Your Job Search as an Educational Assistant (EA): Resume and Cover Letter Skills"
    • Go to this link to register; once approved, you'll receive a confirmation email with details
  • Thursday, July 11th, 6:00-7:00 PM online on Webex: "Starting Your Job Search as an Educational Assistant (EA): APS Job Site Skills and Tips"
    • Go to this link to register; once approved, you'll receive a confirmation email with details