Moving Nevada Forward

The UNLV College of Education is committed to supporting the state’s workforce of community-centered educators through programs designed to positively impact individuals, children, and families throughout Nevada.

The College’s Nevada Forward (NV|Forward) initiative has developed innovative, fast-track programs that provide high-quality teacher education to future educators and professional development and support for pre- and in-service educators.

How We Move Nevada Forward

Apprenticeships to Attain Your Career Goals

Whether you’re just starting your higher education journey or ready to take the next step to becoming an educator in the state of Nevada, NV|Forward has a pathway to meet your needs at little-to-no out-of-pocket cost to you. Each of our programs have been carefully designed to meet students’ needs as working professionals without sacrificing your personal commitments.

On-Demand Professional Development & Support

We understand how complex being successful educator can be and how difficult it can be to find resources that meet your needs when you need them. We provide on-demand and specialized concierge support that connects students with information, resources, and expert guidance to help them navigate their academic program, university, and careers as educators.

Researching Effective Teacher Preparation Strategies

In order to meet the needs of rapidly evolving and diversifying communities, NV|Forward affiliated faculty and staff are leading the way in developing and testing innovative models of teacher preparation that support educator retention. Learn more about the models emerging from NV|Forward frameworks and supported programs.