PCCC PROVIDES THE SUPPORT YOU NEED TO FULFILL YOUR DREAM TO BECOME A TEACHER
Whether you want to teach pre-school, high school, or any level in between, Pathways to Teacher Certification @ PCCC can help you achieve your goal more effectively and affordably.

We achieve this through extended and personalized support to ensure that you:

  • Complete your associate’s degree at PCCC and transfer to a 4-year college or university


  • Pursue your bachelor’s degree to gain the knowledge and skills you need to become a teacher.


  • Meet state requirements for teacher education and achieve your teaching certificate


  • Secure employment as a teacher and start growing your dream career. Success!

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    Our Results-Oriented Support System (Back to top of page)

    We work through existing PCCC programs that have a proven record of student success.

    Counselors and mentors are by your side from the time you enter PCCC to help you plan your program of study, define your specific teaching goals, and navigate challenges.

    Our extended support system includes:

    Pathways Special Facilities (Back to top of page)

    Demonstration Classroom

    Our on-campus classroom will give education majors firsthand experience with teaching in a real world environment.

    Teaching and Learning Center

    This facility for college faculty will aim to expand resources, introduce new pedagogical methods, increase collaboration, and attract outside presenters.

    Praxis Core Test for Educators Overview (Back to top of page)

    Future Teachers: Are You Ready to Get Started?
    Contact Us. (Back to top of page)

    Dr. David Petriello

    Project Coordinator
    dpetriello@pccc.edu

    Mrs. Georgina Mencher

    Student Success Coach
    gmencher@pccc.edu

    Mr. Lloyd Cutkelvin

    Educational Specialist Email:
    LCutkelvin@pccc.edu

    Pathways to Teacher Certification is a Title V grant program, funded by the U.S. Department of Education (award number P031S180112) and aimed at increasing the number of students who go into the field of teaching.