National Council on Teacher Quality Names Teaching Excellence in Top Ten Teacher Prep Programs

Alternate Certification NCTQ Top Ranked SealThe National Council on Teacher Quality, an independent nonprofit organization, recently declared YES Prep's Teaching Excellence one of the best in the nation.

In their 2018 Teacher Prep Review of 567 traditional graduate programs, 129 alternative route programs, and 18 residencies preparing most of the nation's elementary and secondary teachers, Teaching Excellence scored in the top ten, at the 99th percentile.

The ranking is based on three critical domains:

  1. Admissions (selection of candidates)
  2. Content Knowledge (subject matter coursework in all elementary subjects)
  3. Quality of Practice Opportunities (including a focus on classroom management)

Read the full press release.

About Teaching Excellence
The Teaching Excellence program provides transformational support through proven coaching strategies, impactful professional learning, and a streamlined Alternative Certification Pathway (ACP) for all teachers new to YES Prep, as well as select teachers from KIPP Houston, Spring Branch ISD, BakerRipley, and Raul Yzaguirre Schools for Success.