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Latest News - AHCOTE students become teachers

FORT ST. JOHN – Twelve new teachers were recognized at a celebration of completion ceremony for the Alaska Highway Consortium on Teacher Education (AHCOTE) program on December 3 at the North Peace Cultural Centre.

The AHCOTE program is a unique partnership between Simon Fraser University (SFU), University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), School Districts 59, 60, and 81, local teacher associations, and Northern Lights College (NLC).

The program, which is delivered at NLC’s Fort St. John Campus, provides aspiring teachers with the theoretical background to teaching, along with practical classroom experience. Program graduates are eligible to receive either a Professional or Conditional Teaching Certificate, depending on academic background, from the Teacher Regulation Branch of the Ministry of Education.

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