Troops to Teachers works closely with local companies schools and organizations, building partnerships to assist transitioning Service members and veterans in beginning new careers as educators in Oklahoma schools.
Southern Nazarene University proudly offers online coursework for participants in the Troops to Teachers program. Their classroom management and pedagogical courses will meet the Oklahoma State Department of Education’s requirements for standard certification.
UCO provides a path to meet the requirements for alternative certification in Oklahoma while preparing you to be an effective teacher. Start building your personalized program by contacting Mike Nelson, Ph.D., Program and Chair, call 405-974-5411 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The VetSuccess on Campus program is an initiative of the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs. It is a national program that enables prospective, or current students to get assistance with academics, and also future employment. Additional services such as counseling, referrals and health care are also offered.
The Office of Educational Quality and Accountability is responsible for the development and implementation of a competency-based assessment system for educator licensure/certification in the state of Oklahoma. Testing dates and locations can be found on their website.