Navarro College has partnered with Stephen F. Austin State University to provide paraprofessionals in the Texas public school system and other qualifying students the opportunity to complete a bachelorís degree online and become certified to teach pre-kindergarten through grade four.

After completing an associateís of arts in teaching degree at Navarro College, qualifying students can transfer to SFASU and complete their bachelorís degree in four semesters while continuing to work and live in the town of their choice.

One two-day campus visit to SFASU is required each semester.

There is funding available to cover tuition and some fees for paraprofessionals enrolling in college to become certified teachers.

For more information about Navarro Collegeís education program, contact assistant dean of humanities and physical education, Linda Davis, at linda.davis@navarrocollege.edu or 903-875-7496.

For more information about SFASUís EC-4 online program, contact Susan Barber at ec4online@sfasu.edu or 936-468-2904.