Non-Traditional Routes for Candidates

Candidates who hold a Bachelor's degree may utilize a non-traditional route to teacher certification.

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE)

A computer-based route designed as an avenue to enter the teaching profession or to add additional certificates or endorsements to an already existing Idaho teaching credential. The candidate must first hold a Bachelor’s degree.

Teach For America (TFA)

Teach for America is a program designed to enlist college graduates with a Bachelor’s degree to teach in low-income communities for two years.