Empowering educators: Nova Southeastern University partnering with Charter School Association to support teachers and principals

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Fort Lauderdale/Davie, Fla.  – A new partnership between the Florida Charter School Alliance and Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Abraham S. Fischler College of Education will make it easier for educators to earn advanced degrees or add to their certification.

Through this partnership, teachers and principals working at FCSA member schools are eligible to attend NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education at a discounted tuition rate. The program is also available to school staff, including teacher aides, who may be interested in earning a bachelor’s degree in education.

NSU’s Abraham S. Fischler College of College of Education offers more than just cutting-edge instructional strategies. Over the last 40 years, the Fischler College has become widely recognized for shaping the education landscape through its distinguished faculty and global network of more than 65,000 alumni. The college is home to the new Fischler Academy, which allows students to earn their bachelor’s and master’s degrees simultaneously in just four years, while providing internships, study abroad, and scholarship opportunities as well as a job offer upon graduation. 

NSU’s education programs empower passionate educators who want to make teaching and learning matter again, and who understand the potential in every child. Whether they are new to the field or seasoned professionals looking to make a larger impact, NSU’s Fischler College of Education gives educators the edge they need to succeed.

“Our partnership with Nova Southeastern University’s Abraham S. Fischler College of Education is in step with our mission to support charter school teachers.” said Lynn Norman-Teck, Executive Director, FCSA.  “The cost-savings will provide teachers, school leaders, and teacher aides with a great opportunity that has a direct, and positive, impact on their students,”.

Learn more about NSU’s Fischler College of Education online at www.education.nova.edu.

About the Florida Charter School Alliance: Formed in 2010 by a group of educators, community leaders, and philanthropists, the alliance is a non-profit member-driven organization whose mission is to improve student achievement, and promote parental choice by advocating for and collaborating with high-quality public charter schools.  Members run the gamut of school choice programs ranging from independent schools to networks with multiple campuses, ESE to credit recovery, classical curriculum to college preparatory programs in high need areas. All member schools have a common thread: a steadfast commitment to raising the bar on public education and providing a quality education option to the children and communities they serve.  Today, close to 300,000 students are enrolled (with more than 100,000 students on wait lists) one of the 650 public charter schools in Florida.  

FCSA member schools interested in participating should contact Lynn Norman-Teck at Lynn@flcharteralliance.org

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