The Community College of Allegheny County provides a supportive and transformative learning environment that prepares graduates to meet critical needs in the region’s workforce.
At CCAC, we believe that life outside the classroom is an important part of your college experience. Each CCAC campus has a variety of activities to enhance your lifestyle – including athletics, cultural events and personal development seminars.
The CCAC Educational
Foundation is the fundraising and benefactor arm of the college. It seeks to
create vital connections between the college and the wider community
to ensure the ongoing viability of the college.
Allegheny, Boyce, North, South
This program prepares the student for transfer to a four-year
institution for teacher certification in grades of 4-8 or 7-12.
Students are offered a broad college background along with skills
and knowledge necessary for Middle Level and Secondary
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate
Students must be eligible for clearance through the Federal Criminal History Record (Act 114), Pennsylvania State Police Criminal History Check (Act 34), the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare Child Abuse History Clearance Act (Act 151) and meet local requirements of the field placement site.Graduates achieving a minimum of 3.0 GPA are eligible to transfer to a bachelor’s degree program in Education, leading to Middle Level or Secondary Teacher certification. Teacher certification candidates must successfully pass the required Preservice Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA) or PRAXIS Core Academics Skills for Educators exams.