SOURCE: American College of Education

American College of Education

September 15, 2011 12:19 ET

American College of Education Allocates Nearly $400,000 in Scholarships With Discovery Education Sweepstakes

Enrolling Students Receive $580 Tuition Scholarship Towards Master's Degree

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwire - Sep 15, 2011) - American College of Education today announces it is allocating nearly $400,000 in scholarships in conjunction with the Discovery Education New Teacher Survival Central Sweepstakes.

As a sweepstakes sponsor, the online distance learning college for educators will award a $580 scholarship to each sweepstake entrant who enrolls in one of its master's degree programs. To receive the scholarship, students can choose from one of three start dates beginning October 17, 2011.

American College of Education is also awarding the Discovery Education grand prize winner a classroom set of 10 Barnes & Noble NOOK Color™ tablets.

"American College of Education is thrilled to work with Discovery Education to provide new and experienced teachers with an affordable means of earning their master's degree," said Sandra J. Doran, J.D., president of American College of Education. "Our tuition scholarships will help educators acquire skills that benefit their students as well as their own personal and professional growth. Combined with our low tuition and flexible online format, these scholarships make a master's degree even more attainable for today's busy educators."

New Teacher Survival Central is an online destination featuring resources as diverse as creating environmentally friendly classrooms to dealing with bullying to learning how educational technologies promote student engagement.

The New Teacher Survival Central Sweepstakes grand prize winner will also receive an all-expenses paid trip to Costa Rica with New Teacher Survival Central Discovery Student Adventure, a New Teacher Survival Prize Pack consisting of a STEM survival package provided by, an Elmer's Classroom Prize Pack and a DVD Collection from Discovery Education. The sweepstakes closes December 17, 2011.

Admissions deadlines for American College of Education are October 10, 2011 for classes beginning October 17, 2011; November 21, 2011 for classes beginning November 28, 2011; and December 17, 2011 for classes beginning January 23, 2012.

American College of Education master's degree programs include:

To learn more about American College of Education, teachers can chat live now or reach an enrollment specialist at 1.800.280.0307.

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About American College of Education The mission of American College of Education is to deliver affordable, online degree programs that provide evidence-based content and relevant experiences to improve educators' knowledge, skills and performance. Based in Chicago, IL, American College of Education is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (HLC/NCA). For more information visit

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