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Programs for Experienced Educators at
Antioch Univeristy New England

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At Antioch University New England, we believe in educating the whole child. We believe that everybody matters: the child and the teachers. And we know that the best teachers are those who keep growing throughout their careers, refining and expanding their pedagogical practice. That’s why we offer our transformative Experienced Educators MEd and Certificate programs. They will help you meet your professional and personal goals by building on your expertise and supporting new growth.

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Welcome to Our Experienced Educators Programs

Concentration and Certificate Areas

Digital Learning Specialist

Using technology in the classroom isn’t just about mastering the most recent technological gadget. It’s about leveraging these advancements to build communities, increase project opportunities, and empower learners to bring their visions to life in the 21st century.

Integrated STEAM Education

Through the exploration and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices, the Integrated STEAM Education Concentration will help you create classrooms in which science, technology, engineering, arts, and math are integrated into an engaging, coherent whole.

Library Media Specialist

Help students utilize the newest technology resources they need to solve meaningful problems. Designed for teachers who recognize that the role of the media specialist is bigger than just the library, be prepared to take on a leadership role in the larger school setting while remaining engaged as a student educator.

Nature-based Early Childhood Education

Across North America, there is a growing movement to bring children outdoors for early childhood education. It’s better for literacy, reading, and math development—but also for leadership, resilience, and bonding with the earth. Our program—the first in the nation—gives you all the skills you need to become a successful outdoor educator.

Trauma-Informed Education Certificate

Join the growing movement of educators improving interaction and student success by recognizing signs of developmental trauma and responding thoughtfully, informed by the latest in science and pedagogy.

Place-Based Education

Transform schools into centers of learning and action that utilize the local community as a context for developing essential skills and understandings. Our program gives educators the tools to guide students to better understand and positively influence their world.

Educating For Sustainability

Using technology in the classroom isn’t just about mastering the most recent technological gadget. It’s about leveraging these advancements to build communities, increase project opportunities, and empower learners to bring their visions to life in the 21st century.

Principal Certification

Across North America, there is a growing movement to bring children outdoors for early childhood education. It’s better for literacy, reading, and math development—but also for leadership, resilience, and bonding with the earth. Our program—the first in the nation—gives you all the skills you need to become a successful outdoor educator.

Problem-Based Learning

In this concentration, you can learn to enhance your classroom with complex, interesting, real-world learning opportunities that authentically boost student motivation and achievement.

Mindfulness for Educators

The Mindfulness for Educators program strengthens an educator’s innate wisdom through the study and daily application of ancient and current applied philosophical perspectives, and universal and human development models.

Reggio Emilia Certificate

The Reggio Emilia approach to working with young children views the child as competent, creative, curious, and full of wonderings. In our program—the first and only Graduate Certificate in the Reggio Emilia Approach—you learn to structure the classroom, inside and outside, to support your students’ innate curiosity and capability.

Humane Education

Become a “solutionary.” The MA in Humane Education teaches students to raise awareness and educate effectively about the interconnected issues that affect people, animals, and the environment, with a focus on bringing about long-term, systemic change. The degree is offered through a partnership with the Institute for Humane Education.

Dyslexia Studies Certificate

Our students utilize cutting edge research in the field of dyslexia education to empower all students—including the one in five students who have dyslexia. Learn the structure of language and foundational concepts of oral and written learning to help children with dyslexia grasp a better understanding of information across a multitude of disciplines. Stand out and make a strong academic impact on the lives of those with dyslexia.

Credits Needed

45-135
Quarter Credits

Time to complete

As little as
one year

Modality

On-campus
& Remote

Campus

Keene, New Hampshire

Our collaborative environments emphasize learning through meaningful interactions with other adult learners.

Success Stories

Antioch students experience diverse perspectives, gather knowledge and learn the needed skills to achieve their professional goals, take action that advances justice and lead to positive change.

Maira Arteaga

MEd Integrated Learning / Early Childhood Education

Innovations from a Pandemic Classroom

Hannah French

MEd in Elementary Education '17

Turning Forest Fridays Into Forest Everydays

Liza Lowe

MEd in Elementary Education ’09

Outside is the New Inside: Exploring and Learning in Nature

Cool Courses Around the Department

The foundation of learning at Antioch is our classrooms — and we strive to give our students some of the most interesting and engaging learning experiences of their lives. Our instructors’ enthusiasm can give you a taste of just how cool these courses are.

It's your degree. You are in charge.

At Antioch, you are in the driver’s seat when it comes to your graduate degree. We are here to help you get where you want.

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