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    Maryland Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Resident Teacher Certificate (RTC) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. •Valid for two years • Issued to an applicant who has been selected by a local school system to participate in an alternative teacher preparation program. Conditional Certificate (COND) • Valid for two years • Issued only at the request of a local school system superintendent to an ...
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    Alabama Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. After speaking to someone in the certification office in Alabama, I confirmed that this information is not available on their website. However, if you phone the certification office, they will send you the information listed below for reference. Alternative Baccalaureate-Level Certificate (Supplement ABC) Special Alternative Certificate (Supplement SAC) To receive a application ...
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    Georgia Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Alternative Routes Obtaining a Georgia certificate while you work as an educator. Designed for "career switchers" who already hold degrees and have various life experiences, as well as former educators with expired or invalid certificates who wish to return to the classroom. These routes are not limited to, but are of particular ...
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    Hawaii Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Special Permit A one-year Career and Technical Education Limited Duty Special Permit may be renewable annually for no more than five (5) years to an applicant who: 1. Is recommended by the Hawaii Department of Education to provide instruction in career and technical education in Hawaii public schools; 2. Holds a valid ...
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    Idaho Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The purpose of this program is to provide an alternative for individuals to become certificated teachers in Idaho without following a standard teacher education program. Individuals who are currently employed as para-educators, individuals who are currently certificated to teach but who are in need of emergency certification in another area, and individuals ...
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    Illinois Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Individuals who already hold a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university and have related work experience may be interested in one of Illinois’ Alternate Certification Programs. There are three alternative certification routes for preparing teachers and an administrative route for preparing school superintendents. 1. Alternative Teacher Certification (105 ILCS ...
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    Indiana Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Transition to Teaching Elementary School Teacher (Grades K-6) In order to be considered highly qualified, elementary and special education teachers who are the primary instructors of elementary content must have: 1) Earned a bachelor’s degree; and 2) Enrolled in a transition to teaching program and have a transition to teaching permit; and ...
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    Iowa Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Teacher Intern License (Alternative Licensure) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Board of Educational Examiners adopted rules to create a teacher intern license which allows an individual who possesses a baccalaureate degree and who meets other requirements an opportunity to become a high school teacher. In order to qualify for a teacher intern license an applicant must: ...
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    Nebraska Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Trades Certificate Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The trades certificate is issued to persons who have a career skill that is included in the school curriculum. The certificate must carry the name of the area of specialization - this is called the 'endorsement'. The Trades Certificate allows teaching only in the area of endorsement. Endorsements are available ...
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    Nevada Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Special Licenses endorsements include special education, administration, counseling, library, business and industry, and other selected teaching areas. Business and industry endorsements require six semester hours of professional occupational courses and five years of work experience in the area of endorsement. All other endorsements under the special license require a degree and specific ...
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    New Hampshire Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    ALTERNATIVES FOR CERTIFICATION: Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Alternative 1 A process whereby the New Hampshire State Board of Education approves programs of professional preparation in education and the chairperson of the Education Department of each institution recommends certification to the Bureau of Credentialing. Louise Miller, lmiller @ed.state.nh.us, (603) 271-2408 (NH Approved Programs) Credentializing Forms Alternative 2 ...
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    New Jersey Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    ALTERNATE ROUTE Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Alternate Route program is a non-traditional teacher preparation program designed for those individuals who HAVE NOT completed a formal teacher preparation program at an accredited college or university, but wish to obtain the necessary training to become a NJ certified teacher. Completing the Alternate Route program requires that the ...
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    New Mexico Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. New Mexico has differing requirements for the following levels of education: (click on the link to see the requirements) Administrators Post Secondary Experienced Alternative Adminstrator Pre K-12 Teachers Early Childhood Birth-Grade 3 Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced Elementary K-8 Approved Program | OPAL | Post Secondary Experienced Middle Level ...
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    New York Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. New York State offers several different alternate routes of obtaining certification: Transitional A Classroom teaching certificate issued to a school district to permit the employment of an individual in a specific career and technical education title (in agriculture, health, or a trade) who does not meet the requirements for an Initial certificate, ...
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    Texas Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    What are the basic requirements for becoming a teacher in Texas? Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. You must have a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university. Texas institutions do not offer a degree in education. Every teacher must have an academic major, as well as teacher training courses. The only exemption from the degree requirement ...
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    Utah Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Alternative Routes to Licensure Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. (Elementary Education, Early Childhood, and Secondary Education only. For Special Education see the Special Education web site.) Alternative Routes to Licensure (ARL) is a teacher preparation program for individuals who currently hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Qualified candidates who wish to teach in an accredited secondary school ...
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    Vermont Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    ALTERNATE LICENSURE ROUTE (PEER REVIEW) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Most individuals wishing to become licensed as teachers or administrators have graduated from state approved preparation programs and received a recommendation for licensure from their institution. Vermont has created an "alternative route to licensure" for those who wish to become licensed educators but have not completed a ...
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    Virginia Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Alternative Licensure Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. An individual who is employed by a Virginia school division or nonpublic school can be issued a three-year, nonrenewable provisional license upon the request of the Virginia employing educational agency if the individual: holds a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, and satisfies one or more specific endorsement areas ...
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    Washington Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Limited Teaching Certificates Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. For those who do not qualify for a regular teaching certificate, there are several limited certificates available to meet the needs of employers. Contracted Teaching: Conditional Teacher Emergency Teacher Transitional Teacher *NOTE: Individuals can only request these certificates if a school district or private school employer requests it. In ...
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    West Virginia Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Transition to Teaching, Training Tailored for the 21st Century Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Transition to Teaching Project is a federally funded program that will work with targeted West Virginia school districts to place and certify qualifying participants in the classroom through an alternative path. Early in the process, participants will start teaching in a critical ...
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