Through the Arizona Teachers Academy (ATA), you can earn a degree leading to teacher certification and:
- receive hands-on guidance, mentorship, and professional development opportunities along the way
- receive an ATA scholarship to cover remaining tuition and mandatory student fees after other aid is applied, graduating with minimal debt
- obtain a job and make a difference for Arizona students by committing to teach in a public school for the same number of years you received an ATA scholarship
Participation in the ATA is on a first-come, first-served basis for eligible students, up to the allowable funding provided by the state.
Join the ATA and find your path
There are two tracks in the ATA: teacher certification and dual enrollment. Both undergraduate and graduate students can join.
Start your career with support and mentorship
Preparing Indigenous Teachers for Arizona Schools
Preparing Indigenous Teachers for Arizona Schools (PITAS) is designed for para-professionals, educational assistants, and others in Native-serving schools across Arizona who want to become certified K-8 teachers.