Arizona's Troops to Educators Program (TTE) is a free service to help active-duty, their spouse, veterans, and reservists navigate the certification process to begin a new career in education for grades K-12. Eligible participants can receive educational counseling, certification recommendation, and employment referral assistance.
Eligibility requirements: Honorable service, minimum 4 years active-duty, or 6 years reserve service.
Currently, there are no financial incentives available for this program. Arizona does offer financial assistance through the Arizona Teachers Academy, a zero to low cost option for individuals interested in entering the teaching profession here in the state. Requirements and offerings vary by each instution of higher education.
Sign up for participation above.