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Caddo Teaching Academy (CTA) - Post-Baccalaureate

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Caddo Teaching Academy - Big Dreams Start Here!

The available certification areas are in elementary for grades one through five as well as English, math, biology, chemistry and general science for grades six through 12. The program offers no upfront fees while providing all materials during the two-year coursework that provides candidates the opportunity to move from novice to seasoned teachers. Each candidate is also provided a coach and leaves with a certification recognized by the Louisiana Department of Education. The program is open to anyone with a bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college, possessing a cumulative grade point average of 2.2 or above, a passing score on the PRAXIS I exam or an ACT score of 22+, SAT of 1030 or above, and a favorable score on the PRAXIS II exam. If accepted into the academy, candidates may begin teaching as early as the next school year with full pay and benefits.

Number of Program Completers

31 candidates completed this program from 2017-2018 through 2019-2020.