Concordia University Releases $110,000 in New Scholarships for Educators to Earn an M.Ed. Online

May 14, 2012, 17:46 ET from Concordia University

PORTLAND, Ore., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At Concordia University, Teacher Appreciation Week is not over, it continues every single day.  Beginning today, Concordia University is proud to offer 22 new scholarships of $5,000 each to qualified educators to earn their Master of Education degree online. 

The 22 scholarships will be made available to qualified teachers who enroll online at  by June 10, 2012. Concordia's accredited M.Ed. programs are available in Educational Leadership, and in Curriculum and Instruction, with 14 concentrations.  Concordia University's rigorous online Master of Education degree programs provide the tools teachers need to make a meaningful impact in their classrooms.

"Concordia University prepares modern-day educators with innovative, applicable degrees," said Dr. Joseph Mannion, Dean of Concordia University's College of Education. "Our graduates possess the knowledge and skills that will benefit both their students and the larger community. "

Concordia University's roots are firmly planted in the understanding that teaching is a life calling and an opportunity to transform lives. Concordia's values the responsibility of preparing educators to shape the development of critical thinking, intellectual rigor and rational decision-making of youth.  Our reward is to create impactful learning connections with students, while instilling healthy values to prepare compassionate leaders.

Concordia University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university based in Northeast Portland, Ore. with a mission of preparing leaders for the transformation of society. Founded in 1905, Concordia University serves more than 3,000 students on campus, at off-site locations and online through its College of Education, College of Health & Human Services, College of Theology, Arts, & Sciences and School of Management.            

Madeline Turnock, APR, 503-280-8550,

SOURCE Concordia University