American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence

Become a Teacher within a year - ABCTE

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence is giving you a better option to change your career and become a teacher. ABCTE offers an online study program to earn your teaching certification in an affordable way. The average duration of this study program is 10 months from enrollment to certification.

You don't need to quit your job to earn excellence in this study program.  To get started, you can even take a one week free trial with ABCTE.;jsessionid=70FEBF4C2362F10CC1CCCBBD111A4264

Some people may not be able to afford the cost of this course. To help this, a special financial aid program is available. Go to to check your eligibility.

ABCTE teacher certification program is accepted in Arizona, Florida, Idaho, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee & Utah.
Certification through ABCTE can be obtained in the following areas:
Elementary Education
English Language Arts
General Science
Special Education
Reading Certificate
Certification areas vary from state to state. Visit for more information about your state.

About ABCTE:  The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence is non-profit organization, dedicated to recruiting, certifying and supporting teachers essential for student success. ABCTE offers the Passport to Teaching program - an innovative alternative route to recruiting, certifying and supporting teachers for highly knowledgeable individuals who want to change careers and become teachers. ABCTE is currently developing Distinguished Teacher, an advanced credential for teachers who advance student learning. For more information about ABCTE, please visit

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