Educational Institutions

American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence Inc

  • Washington, DC
  • www.abcte.org

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Mission Statement

ABCTE recruits, prepares, certifies and supports more teachers for America's classrooms. Our vision is for all children to have the quality teachers they deserve.

Main Programs

  1. Certification and Scholarship Programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

District of Columbia

Nine states currently accept American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) certification: Idaho, Utah, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and Mississippi.

ruling year

2004

Principal Officer since 2005

Self-reported

Mr. David W Saba

Keywords

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Teacher, Teaching, career changer, K-12, education, non-profit, teacher quality, teacher training

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EIN

20-0450386

 Number

3359254390

Physical Address

1225 19th Street, NW Suite 400

Washington, DC 20036

Also Known As

ABCTE

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Educational Services and Schools - Other (B90)

Employment Training (J22)

Leadership Development (W70)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Overview

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ABCTE operates in a distinct niche from other certification programs by offering a high quality, flexible, cost-effective option designed for mid-career professionals, current educators, military retirees and spouses, and those who  possess at least a baccalaureate degree in field but do not have professional education training. ABCTE addresses the need for knowledgeable and dedicated teachers in
every classroom by opening the pathway into the classroom, helping
states, districts and communities meet the needs of their students.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Certification and Scholarship Programs

ABCTE Certification

Designed for mid-career professionals, career changers, retirees,
teachers who need their certification or are on emergency waivers,
those with bachelor's degree but no formal education training.
 
Teach & Inspire Scholarship Program
Scholarship program available for Florida and Mississippi residents only.
 
Reading Certificate Program

Designed to help teachers and parents learn the proven strategies for reading instruction.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Female Children and Youth (infants - 19 years)

Budget

$5,624,130.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

District of Columbia

Nine states currently accept American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence (ABCTE) certification: Idaho, Utah, Missouri, Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, New Hampshire, South Carolina, Florida and Mississippi.

Funding Needs

In order to keep our enrollment fees low, maintain the quality of our resources and expand ABCTE to new states, funding is needed.

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AMERICAN BOARD FOR CERTIFICATION OF TEACHER EXCELLENCE, INC
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30

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Operations

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American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence Inc

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. David W Saba

BIO

Dave Saba was appointed president of ABCTE in December 2005, after serving as acting president and vice president of development and
evaluation. Dave is an experienced executive, bringing more than 20
years of management experience to this position.

His accomplishments include redeveloping the ABCTE candidate
recruitment initiative, resulting in a 300 percent increase in
enrollments over a six month time period. He was also instrumental in
the development of a complete suite of candidate preparation materials,
and developed an unprecedented research program that will track the
effectiveness of ABCTE-certified teachers.
Prior to his work with ABCTE, Dave served as the Mid-Atlantic
regional director for Kaplan Test Presite expansion, strategic planning and marketing. 

In previous management roles, Dave oversaw the dramatic expansion of
a health care company and increased quality and team-building for two
manufacturing companies. He has served on the Garrett County Memorial
Hospital Board of Governors, a middle school curriculum committee and
on a government committee responsible for purchasing and restoring
historic buildings. Dave has also been successful in two start-up
ventures.

Dave is a Naval Academy graduate who served as a helicopter pilot in
the Navy for eight years and was awarded both the Battle E and Navy
Achievement Medals. He completed his master's degree in engineering
management from the University of South Florida.

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

""With more than half of current teachers eligible to retire in the next 10 years, there's never been a better time to become a teacher.""

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Anthony J. Colón

AJ Colón Consulting, LLC

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