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Baird Public FinanceFor more than 95 years, municipalities all over the country have turned to Baird for forward-looking, cost-effective financing advice and underwriting services. Baird is one of the few fixed income firms that is able to bring a broad platform of financial advisory, underwriting, bond placement and consulting services to our clients’ unique needs.  Leveraging our full-service, clients’ first philosophy, Baird ranks among the top public finance firms both regionally and nationally. With expertise in all aspects of public finance, a nationally recognized underwriting desk and sophisticated understanding of the bond market, Baird has proven to be a capable and trusted partner committed to your school’s future.

CAOLAThe Capital Area Online Learning Association (CAOLA) is the largest online learning consortium in the State of Pennsylvania. Membership in CAOLA provides students with engaging, high quality curriculum.  The courses are customized to fit their needs, while teaching valuable technology skills that are essential for success in the 21st century. Our goal is to increase the options available to students and keep them in YOUR district.  The administrative support of the Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU) and the quality, flexible nature, and diversity of available courses allow you to offer programs that meet an extraordinary variety of student needs.

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Changing People's Lives by Fostering Passionate, Curious Learners

It's not just our mission; it's our passion. As one of the world’s longest-established publishing houses and largest providers of pre-K–12 education solutions, we specialize in dynamic learning content for students, teachers, kids and parents.

Available through multiple channels and platforms, our content meets the needs of lifelong learners, no matter where and how they learn. As a global leader in lifelong learning, we're delivering interactive, results-driven education solutions to more than 50 million students in more than 150 countries. We combine cutting-edge research, editorial excellence and technological innovation to make learning more dynamic, engaging and effective – for life.

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messiahMessiah College offers a flexible Graduate Program in Education designed to fit the schedule of busy teachers. Our program includes a variety of M.Ed. degree tracks and nondegree options in high-demand fields. Most of our graduate-level education courses are online, and all are PDE approved for Act 48 credit.

M.Ed. options
Graduate students can earn an M.Ed. with a focus on curriculum and instruction; special education; teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESLOL); teaching language and content; and online instruction. In collaboration with Asbury Theological Seminary, Messiah College also offers degree tracks in Christian education and intercultural studies. The timeframe for completing the program ranges from two to six years.

Nondegree options
The Graduate Program in Education offers graduate students nondegree PDE endorsements / certifications and graduate certificates. Areas of focus include autism spectrum disorders, TESOL, online instruction, special education and English as a second language. Some certificates can be completed in less than a year.

Why Messiah?
Messiah College is a nationally ranked college that effectively integrates quality academics and Christian faith. The integration of faith and learning—particularly as it relates to issues of justice, reconciliation and the dignity of all people—is evident in our program. Our faculty are experienced educators and accomplished scholars who will encourage and mentor students in their faith and their career.

Our programs are designed to develop effective educators; but more than that, we focus on preparing leaders and collaborators who are ready to work with students, their families and other educational professionals.

The majority of courses are conducted online, so students are free to pursue their career and degree at the same time. Graduate program applicants are accepted year-round, and there are program entry points throughout the year.


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