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Continuing Teacher Education

Faculty of Education

Post-Graduate Certificates for Ontario Teachers

Session Details
Session Dates Deadline Status
Fall 2021 Sep 27, 2021 - Dec 03, 2021 Sep 24, 2021 Open
Winter 2022 Jan 24, 2022 - Apr 08, 2022 Jan 14, 2022 Open
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Post-Graduate Certificates for Ontario Teachers

To support Ontario teachers in their desire to provide enriching and holistic learning opportunities for students, Queen’s Continuing Teacher Education is now offering postgraduate certificates.

These certificates are comprised of five AQ and ABQ courses approved by the Ontario College of Teachers. Certificates are based on specific challenges that Ontario teachers face in the classroom. Our courses are created and instructed by experienced Ontario teachers from across the province. Each course is infused with Ontario Ministry of Education policies, OCT regulations, and current research-driven theory.

The following Ontario post-grad certificates are eligible:

Advanced Standing in the Specialized Applied Graduate Experience (SAGE) Program

Queen’s University Faculty of Education has designed the SAGE program as a customizable graduate experience, with the inclusion of three different credentials within one program. SAGE is a course-based, fully online program, allowing you to explore diverse topics, expand your resume and experience, and grow as a professional. Students who complete the SAGE program will receive a Post-Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Professional Master of Education.

To be considered for advanced standing and continue in the program, submit a written request and a copy of your completed certificate to at the time of your application to the program. You can download the Advanced Standing Request Letter here. You can then apply through the School of Graduate Studies website. The application includes an online form and step-by-step instructions for setting up your account.

Information regarding the SAGE program, can be found on the Faculty of Education website or contact us at