ACT Certified Educator:
K-12 Schools and Districts

Certification for Improved Student Success

Advance Your Talent Pool

Improve College and Career Readiness

Professional Development

Provide your educators with a formalized training in a holistic understanding of the ACT® test. Educators will learn teaching strategies that advance students’ abilities to successfully master the core skills needed for college success.

Certified Talent Pool

Have a certified talent pool able to teach ACT Prep courses within the school and better serve their students’ needs.

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Certification

One-day course and certifications:

  • The ACT Certified Educator Basics
  • ACT Certified Educator Writing
  • ACT Certified Educator Science

Two-day training course:

  • ACT subject-specific courses includes the time provided to complete the assessments. Subject-specific certifications require the Pre-requisite: ACT Certified Educator Basics credential.

Courses

  • ACT Certified Educator Basics (9 Hours)
  • ACT Certified Educator English (18 Hours)*
  • ACT Certified Educator Reading (18 Hours)*
  • ACT Certified Educator Writing (9 Hours)*
  • ACT Certified Educator Math (18 Hours)*
  • ACT Certified Educator Science (9 Hours)*

*To be eligible for certification, applicants are required to complete the ACT Certified Educator Basics course and pass qualification and certification assessments in the corresponding subject area. 

Benefits for Schools and Districts

  • Elevate Scores
    Potential to elevate scores that may be used to rate and assess your school/district.
  • Formalized Training
    Provide your school(s) with teachers who have formalized training. This program produces a better understanding of the ACT test, the research behind it, and what is assessed, with the goal to help students succeed on the assessment.
  • Boost ELA and STEM
    Subject teachers (ELA and STEM) will learn what the ACT test is looking to assess in the relevant areas and how they can integrate their required curriculum with what their students need to know to do well on the ACT.
  • Professional Credentials
    Give educators professional credentials that reflect positively on the workplace.
  • Savings
    Realize budget savings, with outsourced prep courses no longer needed.
  • Level the Playing Field
    For students who are unable to pay for private tutors.

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