The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
Also see CCAC and IUP Collaborative Teacher Education Middle Level: Mathematics Specialization (091.1) (AA & BS) and Teacher Education: Middle Level and Secondary (099.4)
Note: IUP courses taught at Allegheny Campus
This collaborative program offers students the opportunity to earn an associate’s degree in Teacher Education: Middle Level and Secondary from CCAC and a bachelor’s degree in Middle-Level Education (Science Specialization) from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP). The collaborative education program prepares undergraduate students to become effective, highly-qualified teachers. Students who complete the program will be certified to teach general subjects in grades 4–6 and science in middle schools in grades 7 and 8.Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate will:
CCAC classes may be taken at all campuses; IUP classes are offered only at CCAC’s Allegheny Campus. This is a cohort program; students must attend classes full-time during their final two years in the program.Students interested in the CCAC/IUP Collaborative Middle Level Science Teacher Certification Program should follow the CCAC coursework outline below. Students should apply to the CCAC/IUP collaborative during the fall of their freshman year. Application forms are available at campus admissions offices or by calling the CCAC/IUP Collaborative Teacher Certification Program office at 412.237.4501.To maintain good standing and continue in the CCAC/IUP Collaborative Teacher Certification Program, students must successfully complete the prescribed six credits in mathematics and English, as well as EDSP 102 and EDU-202. Students must obtain health screenings and be eligible for clearances through the Federal Criminal History Record (Act 114), the Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check (Act 34), the Pennsylvania Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance Act (Act 151) and the Arrest or Conviction Report (Act 24).Students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, are required to pass the Preservice Academic Preparation Assessment (PAPA) or Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators before their junior year and must pass PRAXIS 2 exams prior to student teaching.
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