Educator Professional Development

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Educator Professional Development

The Educator Professional Development program offers a variety of professional development courses designed to help practicing educators fulfill continuing education requirements while adding state-approved teaching endorsements to their current teacher certifications.


The knowledge and skills acquired while earning a Certificate of Completion (CCL) can help launch you into a new career or energize your current job. Generally requiring fewer credit hours than degrees or transfer programs, a CCL may be your best first step into higher education.

A list of available certificates offered in the Educator Professional Development program
Name Type Title Courses
Certificate of Completion CCL Bilingual Education/Dual Language Immersion (BE/DLI)
Certificate of Completion CCL ESL Endorsement
Academic Certificate AC Next Generation Educator
Certificate of Completion CCL Reading Specialist

Career Opportunities

The Educator Professional Development program can lead to a variety of different occupations and industries. Below are a sampling of some of the possible positions and Arizona-based salaries related to this program.

Example job titles with salary information
Occupation / Title Annual Median Wage
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors $45,310
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education $43,280
Instructional Coordinators $50,840
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education $43,030
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $42,800
Secondary School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education $46,470
Salary information comes from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics Program. Updated May 2017.

Financial Aid

You can get a high-quality, affordable education. MCC’s low tuition rates and various financial aid opportunities make it possible. Explore federal and state grants, Federal Work-Study, scholarships, student loans, and other options today.

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Before signing up for classes, you’ll want to meet with an academic advisor. Together, you’ll lay out an academic plan that suits you best. This step is essential to your academic success.

Advising for the Educator Professional Development program is available through the Education Studies department. They will help you determine the exact courses you need to get the education you’re looking for.