Incorporated in 2005, The American College of Education (ACE) can trace its roots to 1858 through its purchase of Barat College. Barat began as an academy for young women in Chicago before becoming a four-year college in 1918. In 2001, the school had formed a brief educational affiliation with DePaul University before becoming the American College of Education.
ACE's stated mission is "to deliver affordable, online degree programs that provide evidence-based content and relevant experiences to improve educators' knowledge, skills and performance." This mission include providing "high-quality, affordable educational programs for teachers, administrators and other school professionals that will prepare them to meet the challenges of 21st-century students and schools."
Students living in student housing or an off campus apartment at ACE have access to the school's unique educational system. This academic program combines online degree programs with real-world applications to create an accelerated instructional model. Degrees include Master's in Educational Leadership, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Technology, and specializations in English as a Second Language and Bilingual.
Student living and university living at ACE places graduate-level students within reach of Chicago's various cultural, commercial, educational and recreational landmarks like Willis Tower, Wrigley Field, the Field Museum, Navy Pier, Grant Park and the Loop.
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