Alumni Grants are available for graduates looking to earn an additional certificate, master's degree, or specialist or doctoral degree at ACE.
You must be a registered member of the alumni association prior to your intended start term to be eligible for an Alumni Grant, and you must request your grant prior to the term in which you intend to enroll. Become a member today to receive this and other perks!
Contact Enrollment Services at 1-(800)-280-0307 ext. 2, to learn more about these grants.
* Void where prohibited. Tuition grant does not cover applicable college fees. Laws and regulations similar to transactions as provided by your state of residence may apply to this program. Please note that licensure and certification requirements vary from state to state. Educators interested in pursuing graduate coursework through American College of Education should check with their respective state Departments of Education and/or state licensing agency to determine the certification requirements for their state.
The ACE Alumni Association provides you with the opportunity to remain engaged with your peers across the country. All graduates will now receive access to Alumni Commons, a platform that will allow you to connect with each other, share ideas, successes, and accomplishments.
When your application for the ACE Alumni Association has been approved, you will receive access to Alumni Commons.
2016 Alumni Achievement Award
We are now taking applications for the 2016 Alumni Achievement Award! To apply, you must fill out this form by June 1, 2016
. For more information on the alumni achievement award, click here
2015 ALUMNI ACHIEVEMENT AWARD WINNER
Justice Stamps (Educational Technology '14)
Justice Stamps is the youngest daughter of late community activist Marion Stamps. A graduate of DePaul University, Ms. Stamps taught for the Chicago Public Schools between 1995 and 2007. She worked with the late Dr. Barbara Sizemore and her mother to establish the Marion Nzinga Stamps Literature Academy, an alternative high school for dropouts in Chicago. After earning her M.Ed. in Educational Technology, Justice has used her skills to expand technology access to children in under-served areas of Chicago.
Currently, Ms. Stamps is the executive director of Marion Nzinga Stamps Youth Center in Chicago’s Near North/Cabrini Green community. As director, she is responsible for rebuilding the previously fledgling youth program to serving over 150 youth in programs ranging from college preparation and planning to fine arts, etiquette training, and male-mentoring. Through MNSYC, Ms. Stamps founded the award-winning Queen Nzinga’s Brigade drumline, named in her late mother’s honor. The QNB drumline serves as the Official Drumline of the WNBA Chicago Sky.
Ms. Stamps is the proud mother of two children who are the focal point of her world. She is a member of many Boards of Directors and community councils. Ms. Stamps is also active in community service, introducing teens to the importance of serving in their communities. Ms. Stamps is a proud member of Trinity United Church of Christ as well as Delta Sigma Theta, Sorority, Incorporated.