How to Apply

Procedures

Application and Fee
The applicant completes the application. A nonrefundable fee is sent with the application. Refer to the current fee schedule. Registration deadline is May 1. Students registering after May 1 pay a late registration fee. A discount is granted to applicants who apply before May 1.

Transcripts
The applicant notifies his/her college or university to send two sets of official transcripts to the Princeton Center Teacher Education.

Letters of Recommendation
The applicant submits three letters of recommendation from people who know the applicant personally or through employment.

Interview
A personal interview in person, or on the phone in special cases, is scheduled with a PCTE representative.

Acceptance
The applicant’s qualifications and suitability are determined on the basis of the written application, writing sample, previous academic record, and interview. When all required information has been received, a final review is made. The applicant is notified via e-mail regarding his/her acceptance into the training program.

Program capacity
Each program will enroll up to a maximum of 50 students during one training cycle. Applications for a particular course cycle are accepted up to the first day of the classes. However, students are advised to enroll well before this date, and should allow no less than 30 days for completion of the application process and the preparation requirements.