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Best Colleges for Vets - 2017

The Ratings

The list is broken down into three different types of schools - 4-year traditional colleges, 2-year traditional colleges, and online or nontraditional schools.

Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (15 votes)

Education Benefit Transfer Rules May Change

In a bid to encourage enlistment and retention, the Senate version of the annual defense authorization bill includes a recommendation that the Pentagon tighten the rules that allow soldiers to transfer their Post-9/11 GI Bill benefits to family members.

Your rating: None Average: 2.3 (3 votes)

Nationally Certified Teacher of Music

Credential Issuer: 
Music Teachers National Association
About Credential: 
This credential is for teachers who teach music to students of any age level in private or group settings. Upon fulfillment of these standards, applicants are granted the MTNA Professional Certification credential with the designation, Nationally Certified Teacher of Music (NCTM).
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
No

National Certified School Counselor

Credential Issuer: 
National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
No

National Board Certification - Middle Childhood/Generalist

Credential Issuer: 
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
Yes
Credential Eligibility: 
  • You must have a Bachelor's degree.
  • You must have completed 3 years of teaching in a school.

National Board Certification - Early Childhood/Generalist

Credential Issuer: 
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
Yes
Credential Eligibility: 
  • You must have a Bachelor's degree.
  • You must have completed 3 years of teaching in a school.

National Board Certification - Early Adolescence/Generalist

Credential Issuer: 
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
Yes
Credential Eligibility: 
  • You must have a Bachelor's degree.
  • You must have completed 3 years of teaching in a school.

National Board Certification

Credential Issuer: 
National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
About Credential: 
National Board Certification is an advanced teaching credential. It complements, but does not replace, a state's teacher license.
Promotion Points: 
Yes
College Credit: 
No
GI Bill Reimbursement: 
Yes
Credential Eligibility: 
  • You must have a Bachelor's degree.
  • You must have completed 3 years of teaching in a school.

Obama Proposes Free Community College

Last week President Obama unveiled an incredibly ambitious education plan - provide 2 years of community college to any American - for free.

Based on a similar program in Tennessee, the White House estimates that this plan would cost about $60 billion over the next 10 years. The plan is intended to help the US keep pace with other countries in the 21st-century global workforce.

Your rating: None Average: 4 (9 votes)

New Resources Should Make College Choices Easier in 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs has promised that in 2015 they will make new information available that can help soldiers and veterans find out which schools are most deserving of their GI Bill benefits - and which schools are the best value for their money.

Your rating: None Average: 3.8 (5 votes)
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