North Dakota's 1st Alternative Educator Preparation Program

Certification Central

Training Educators & Behavior Technicians

The mission of Certification Central is to provide an alternative, career-ready program for licensing educators and training behavior technicians using a competency-based model that is affordable and accessible.


Program Approved by ND ESPB


Costs 60 - 70% less than other regional institutions


Performance-based assessments are used to reflect career ready competencies


Competency-based to allow those with related experiences to move at a faster pace


Fully online, self paced program to enroll in anytime from anywhere

Special Education Licensure Program

School Reentry for Students & Staff:
Mental Health Considerations

Behavior Intervention Specialist Endorsement

Supervising Paraeducators
Professional Development

Registered Behavior Technician

Teaching 101/

Special Education Licensure Program

Accepting Applications

Check out our Fall 2020 Catalog

Check out our Fall 2020 Newsletter