NEW EDUCATOR PREP PROGRAM (NEPP)

Training Teachers of Tomorrow

NEI fills gaps created by lack of quality teachers by providing students with effective, forward-thinking educators. Our 2-year program will prepare 4-year non-education degree holders to become qualified and successful teachers ready to tackle the challenges facing education all over our country.

NEI’s New Educator Prep Program (NEPP) is approved in the state of Indiana and Florida to assist with getting teachers into the state classrooms. NEPP is currently pending approved in Louisiana, and Tennessee. Fill out an application today to join our NEPP program.

To apply or for more information, click here.

How to Begin

1.
Obtain a statement of eligibility
2.
Submit program application and required documents
3.
If accepted, complete the enrollment agreement
4.
Attend orientation
5.
Begin online courses
Earn Your Teaching Certification While working in a Classroom with NEPP!

What is NEPP?

The NEPP is a comprehensive program for individuals with a bachelor's degree or higher in fields other than education who have a desire to become certified teachers.

  • Participants work full-time as a "teacher of record" throughout the program
  • Mentoring and coaching are provided in tandem with online coursework
  • Course work is delivered through asynchronously online modules that are delivered online via Canvas (Learning Management System- LMS)
  • Each course includes explicit State aligned strategies that will support learning
  • Assignments require participants to “dive deep” into the State Standards

Who Can Apply?

Individuals interested in a career in teaching, who have a bachelor's degree are eligible to apply.

Florida Requirements

Elementary Education
Candidates, please check your path to entry (College Transcripts are required prior an acceptance letter being issued)
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0-point scale: or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.0 scale, and five (5) years of professional experience; or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution, and proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area.
Secondary Education
Candidates, please check your path to entry (attach supporting evidence to the back of this packet):
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject that the individual intends to teach with a grade point average of at least 3.0 on a 4.0-point scale: or
  • Graduate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject or related field in which the person wants to teach; or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject area that the individual intends to teach with a grade point average of at least 2.50 on a 4.0 scale, and five (5) years of professional experience; or
  • Both a baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution, and proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area.
Additional requirements must be met prior to starting the program. Evidence of completion must be submitted.

Indiana Requirements

Elementary Education
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0-point scale (transcripts required) or
  • Statement of Eligibility
  • Proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area if available
Secondary Education
  • Graduate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution in the subject or related field in which the candidate will pursue certification or
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited postsecondary educational institution with a grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0-point scale (transcripts required) or
  • Statement of Eligibility
  • Proof of passing state approved content area examination(s) in the subject area if available

Apply for our NEw Educator Prep Program today!

If you want to join our New Educator Prep Program, fill out the application form and email it to: Julie@NobleEducationInitiative.com