Become an ACE Partner

With programs in education, nursing, healthcare and business, American College of Education is proud to partner with organizations that support our mission to serve, lead and achieve. We uniquely tailor our strategic partnerships to work collaboratively with school districts, community colleges, and academic, healthcare, business and nonprofit organizations.

K-12 Education

At American College of Education, we recognize and appreciate the unique and challenging work teachers do every day. That’s why our partners get special recognition and support from us throughout the year. Whether it’s back-to-school season or Teacher Appreciation Week, your educators will receive extra benefits from ACE as a thank you for all they do.

"The longstanding affiliation agreement between the Prince George’s County Board of Education and the American College of Education has provided meaningful, high quality learning opportunities that address individual employee needs in a variety of bachelor’s, master’s or certificate granting programs. Hundreds of District employees have received advanced degrees. The District appreciates ACE’s attention to detail and innovative approach to online learning."

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Dr. Eleanor White
University Partnership Liaison
Prince George's County Board of Education

ACE partners with more than 1,750 education partners in 47 states to provide educators and employees an opportunity to enroll at ACE at a discounted rate and gain access to a range of other partner benefits. Right from the start, we’ll work side-by-side every step of the way to create a customized plan that makes a difference in the lives of your unique students. Some of our education partner benefits include:

  • Reduced tuition on our already-affordable online programs
  • Dedicated partner website
  • Professional development webinars
  • Sponsorship support for various organization activities

If your organization would like more information about being part of our growing list of education partners, please contact Melissa Hill to get started.

ACE Partnerships by State

All partnership numbers as of 3/1/2021

Academic

At American College of Education, we’re all about making education accessible. That’s why we partner with academic organizations to create transfer pathways for students at every step of their educational journey. Our academic partnerships provide professional development transcription or even direct entry into ACE programs.

Direct Partnership Pathways

Through ACE's partnership with Bridge Education Group, IDELTOnlin (International Diploma in English Language Teaching - Online) students can seamlessly transition up to 9 credits into a variety of online, affordable, high-quality graduate degree programs at ACE.

ACE partners with iTeach® to allow those who complete the iTeach® program for teacher or principal certification to transfer up to 12 credits into a wide variety of online, affordable, high-quality ACE master’s and doctoral degree programs.

Voyager Sopris Learning® and ACE are making it possible to earn graduate credit for LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling). LETRS® completers can transfer up to 12 graduate credits into select ACE programs or request a transcript for completed LETRS® coursework.

ACE is proud to partner with the National Institute for STEM Education (NISE) to provide transfer credits toward STEM-related ACE master’s or doctoral programs, designed in conjunction with NISE and Accelerate Learning, the provider of STEMscopes learning tools.

ACE partners with the NCEE (National Center on Education and the Economy) to provide NISL completers up to 9 transfer credits towards ACE doctoral programs.

Through the partnership with NJCTL and ACE, students can apply up to 15 transfer credits for completed NJCTL courses toward specific master’s and doctoral programs.

Undergraduate Course Providers

Distance Learning Systems (DLSI) provides program specific accelerated courses where students can complete 100% online general education and general elective college-level courses required for ACE Bachelor completion programs and nursing degrees.

Through ACE’s partnership with Gateway, students can complete undergraduate course requirements that transfer into ACE’s Bachelor completion programs and nursing programs.

Through its partnership with ACE, Straighterline offers general education credits that transfer into ACE’s Bachelor completion programs and nursing programs.

ACE partners with Study.com so students can complete general education undergraduate course requirements for a seamless transfer experience into an ACE degree program.

If your organization would like more information about being part of our growing list of academic partners, please contact Tammy Boyer to get started.

Community College

American College of Education is committed to a smooth and seamless transition from community college to the next step in a student’s education. With one of our strategic partnerships in place, your students can put their hard-earned credits toward a degree from ACE without missing a beat. Whatever their career goals, ACE is here to get them there.

arizona western college
columbus state
dallas college
ivy tech college
prince george community college
southern state college
tarrant county college

Undergraduate Course Providers

Distance Learning Systems (DLSI) provides program specific accelerated courses where students can complete 100% online general education and general elective college-level courses required for ACE Bachelor completion programs and nursing degrees.

Through ACE’s partnership with Gateway, students can complete undergraduate course requirements that transfer into ACE’s Bachelor completion programs and nursing programs.

Through its partnership with ACE, Straighterline offers general education credits that transfer into ACE’s Bachelor completion programs and nursing programs.

ACE partners with Study.com so students can complete general education undergraduate course requirements for a seamless transfer experience into an ACE degree program.

If your organization would like more information about being part of our growing list of community college partners, please contact TJ Cafferty to get started.

Healthcare

At American College of Education, we recognize and appreciate the important contributions healthcare professionals make at all levels, and it’s our privilege to provide the right partnership benefits. We work with our partner healthcare organizations to offer support and benefits that are designed with the needs of your organization in mind.

Some of our healthcare partner benefits include:

  • Grants toward tuition at ACE, ranging from $250-$1000, depending on the program
  • Complementary webinars about current topics in healthcare
  • Special celebrations during Nurse Appreciation Week and the holiday season

Undergraduate Course Providers

Distance Learning Systems (DLSI) provides program specific accelerated courses where students can complete 100% online general education and general elective college-level courses required for ACE Bachelor completion programs and nursing degrees.

If your organization would like more information about being part of our growing list of partners, please contact Janet Miller to get started.

Business

At American College of Education, we understand the hard work it takes to balance education with a packed schedule. Our business partnerships help lighten the load for employees heading back to school. With ACE’s flexible coursework and partnership tuition grants, your employees’ next career goal is in reach.

For information about becoming an ACE business partner, contact Darryl Brown.

Educational Assistance Partners

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Nonprofit Partners

American College of Education is a Certified B Corporation, which means our commitment to social responsibility is woven into everything we do. We partner with nonprofit organizations across the country that provide crucial services or materials to educators and schools in their communities.

As a nonprofit partner, your organization will receive specialized benefits to help you reach more of the communities you serve. ACE works one-on-one with our nonprofit partners to tailor sponsorships according to each organization’s unique needs.

Featured Partnerships