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2015 Ashford University - Teacher Appreciation Scholarship Program

The success of today’s teachers will create the success of our children. Ashford University is committed to supporting that success and is proudly offering four scholarship opportunities to San Diego County’s finest educators to earn their Master of Arts in Teaching and Learning with Technology or their Master of Arts in Education online from Ashford University. These degree programs provide teachers with the many skills necessary to meet the ever-changing needs of 21st century students. 

Take hold of your future. Join the thousands of students who have enhanced their education through Ashford University. Simply fill out the form below and answer each question (750 words each maximum). Submit the form and your essays between October 6, 2014 and January 11, 2015. Recipients will be notified by January 30, 2015.

A committee representing Ashford University will conduct a blind review of all applications and choose the scholarship award recipients.

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How will furthering your education in the online environment at Ashford University equip you with new perspectives and experiences to expand your current teaching practice? How will you share this learning with others in the profession?
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In today's information rich society, learning can happen anytime and anywhere. In what ways do you hope to connect, share, and learn from collaboration with peers across the United States?
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Being an active member of your school community and giving back to support the school are important elements of the profession. In what ways have you contributed to your school community?
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An online degree from Ashford University does not lead to immediate teacher licensure in any state. If you want to become a classroom teacher, contact your state's education authorities prior to enrolling at Ashford to determine what state-specific requirements you must complete before obtaining your teacher's license. Ashford graduates will be subject to additional requirements on a state-by-state basis that will include one or more of the following: student teaching or practicum experience, additional coursework, additional testing, or, if the state requires a specific type of degree to seek alternative certification, earning an additional degree. None of Ashford's online education programs are CAEP, TEAC or NCATE accredited, which is a requirement for certification in some states. Other factors, such as a student’s criminal history, may prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure or employment in this field of study. All prospective students are advised to visit the Education Resource Organizations Directory (EROD) and to contact the licensing body of the state where they are licensed or intend to obtain licensure to verify that these courses qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits in that state prior to enrolling. Prospective students are also advised to regularly review the state’s policies and procedures relating to licensure as those policies are subject to change.

*The Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) is the resulting entity from the merger of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).

In the state of California, programs are delivered via distance education.

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