American College of Education®, an accredited, 100% online college specializing in high-quality, affordable programs in education, business, leadership, healthcare and nursing, has recently collaborated with Navigate360, an organization dedicated to providing educators with tools to face today’s education crises. This partnership allows Navigate360 training completers to apply up to three credits to ACE master’s degrees.
Navigate360 prepares K-12 educators and school leaders for challenges that extend beyond instruction. The platform offers courses on digital civility, micro-aggressions, bullying, opioid crises, suicide awareness, prevention, and ALICE active shooter response training.
Speaking about the alliance with Navigate360, President & CEO of ACE, Geordie Hyland, said:
We fully support Navigate360’s mission to equip and prepare educators with skills that address the challenges of today’s education landscape. This partnership is a continuation of developing their skills and providing what they need for career advancement.
Headquartered in Indianapolis, the American College of Education offers more than 80 innovative and engaging programs for adult students to pursue a doctorate, specialist, master’s or bachelor’s degree, micro-credentials, and graduate-level certificate programs. In addition to being a leader in online education, ACE is a Certified B Corporation. Certified B Corporations are leaders of a global movement to use the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. It aims to deliver high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application, preparing graduates to serve, lead, and achieve personal and professional goals in diverse, evolving communities.
Chief Executive Officer of Navigate360, JP Guilbault, added:
Partnering with ACE provides an incredible opportunity for K-12 leaders and educators who take our training to meet their education goals. Both organizations are passionate about ensuring educators have the critical skills, training and tools to succeed in the classroom. This makes our partnership so beneficial – we’re aligned in helping educators reach their goals while improving school communities’ safety and wellness. This is a meaningful step for us, and we look forward to what’s to come.
With more than 20 years of experience, Navigate360 is the leader in holistic safety and wellness solutions. The company’s revolutionary model spans the full safety spectrum, including threat detection and prevention, mental health and wellness, and safety management and preparedness. The platform is backed by research and developed by industry experts. It provides the tools necessary to save and enhance lives. Navigate360 solutions are used by more than 35,000 schools, 5,000 law enforcement agencies and 4,400 businesses nationwide to help organizations prepare and respond in ways proven to save lives and help communities thrive.
ACE has recently announced its partnership with National Virtual Teacher Association (NVTA), which makes its affordable, flexible and high-quality programs accessible to more educators.