TCPCG Program

Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates (TCPCG)

The Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates is a part of the Neag School of Education. Programs operate out of three regional campuses: Avery Point, Downtown Hartford, and Waterbury.

  • Candidates in the program earn Connecticut Teacher Certification and a MA in Curriculum and Instruction or Educational Psychology (Special Education students)
  • TCPCG is an 11-month accelerated program
  • TCPCG is a full-time program; no part-time options are available
  • New cohorts begin every summer at all three campuses
  • The program involves 4 consecutive semesters of coursework: Summer Session I, Summer Session II, Fall Semester, & Spring Semester
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Certification Areas Offered

  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Special Education

Certification Areas Offered

  • Agricultural Education
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • Special Education
  • World Languages Education

Certification Areas Offered

  • Agricultural Education
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Science Education
  • Social Studies Education
  • World Languages Education

Information Sessions

Storrs

An additional information session will be held on the UConn Storrs campus in Gentry 144 for those who are unable to attend sessions located at the regional TCPCG campuses:

  • Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 —  5 p.m.

Avery Point (Science & Math only)

Please RSVP to Megan Pichette at megan.pichette@uconn.edu or (860) 405-9302.

All Avery Point information sessions held in Room 302 at the Community and Professional Building on UConn’s Avery Point campus.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

Avery Point (Special Education only)

Please RSVP to Megan Pichette at megan.pichette@uconn.edu or (860) 405-9302.

All Avery Point information sessions held in Room 302 at the Community and Professional Building on UConn’s Avery Point campus.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 12, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

Hartford

Please RSVP to Monica Gat at monica.gat@uconn.edu or (959) 200-3818.

Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.Fall 2017 Hartford information sessions will be held at the new UConn Hartford Downtown campus, Room 208.

  • Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 26, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.

Waterbury

Please RSVP to Ann Marie Niesobecki at ann_marie.niesobecki@uconn.edu or (203) 236-9926.

All Waterbury information sessions will be held in Room 113 on the the UConn Waterbury campus.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 – 6:30 p.m.