What will ARTC cost?
Financial aid and support
University of Delaware Graduate School of Education (GSE) discounts tuition by 62% for DE teachers and DE residents.
State Critical Needs Scholarship (CNS) reimburses tuition for courses required for certification taken during the fall and spring semesters. CNS reimbursement requests MUST go through the district, charter school, or Diocese of Wilmington human resources office and is subject to their requirements as well. Ask your HR director for more information. (see attached form)
Special Institute Scholarship covers full tuition for all four EDUC courses (not the ARTC seminars). You must complete an application and submit your Praxis Core passing scores. There are limited funds; applicants often must wait till scholarships become available. Ask ARTC coordinator about this (302-831-1100). (see form)
The ACCESS Center of the Office of Professional and Continuing Education has a few limited small grants for which ARTC candidates can apply. Ask ACCESS Center about those (302-831-2743).
Troops to Teachers: If you have served or are serving in the US Armed Forces, you may qualify for a special transitional program called “Troops to Teachers.”
|Praxis Core – Reading, Writing, Math
|Praxis II – Your subject
|ARTC Seminars 1, 2, 3 – Non-credit continuing ed.
|EDUC 658 – Discipline and Classroom Management – 3-credit Grad School of ED (GSE)
||State Critical Needs Scholarship (CNS) – Reimburse tuition only for Fall and Spring but NOT Summer and Winter
|EDUC 614 – Teaching the Exceptional Adolescent – 3-credit GSE
||State CNS – Reimburse tuition only for Fall and Spring but NOT Summer and Winter|
|EDUC 749 – Teaching Methods – 3-credit GSE (usually Fall)
||State CNS – Fall & Spring only. No reimbursement for assessment fee.|
|EDUC 622 – Literacy in the Content Area – 3-credit GSE (usually offered in Spring)
||State CNS – Fall & Spring only.|
Normally, if a candidate receives the State Critical Needs Scholarship (CNS) reimbursement each time it is available, he/she will have to spend approximately $3200 in non-reimbursed fees and tuition costs over two years. Add to that Praxis Core and Praxis II costs for your total.