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    Alternative Routes to Certification

    "Alternative" in what ways? Instead of drawing primarily from the traditional pool of teacher preparation candidates which consists mainly of college students and recent graduates, alternative route programs cast a broader net, making efforts to attract older, non-traditional candidates who come to the program already well-versed in the content they want to teach. Because novice educators in these programs can begin ...
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    California Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    DISTRICT INTERN CREDENTIALS Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The District Intern program provides an alternative route to earning a teaching credential. The District Intern Credential with grades K-8 authorizes the holder to teach in a self-contained classroom such as the classrooms found in most elementary schools. In addition, the holder may serve in a core or team ...
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    Colordao Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    One Year Alternative Teacher Licensing Program Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Alternative Teacher Licensing Program is offered state-wide. Candidates teach full-time under the supervision of a professional support team, while taking educational coursework from a Designated Agency. Upon successful completion of the program, candidates will be eligible for an Initial Colorado Teacher’s License. Two Year Teacher ...
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    Connecticut Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Interim Educator Certificate Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The interim educator certificate may be issued at the initial or provisional level and is valid for one calendar year. A nonrenewable interim certificate may be issued with test deferrals and in some cases with a deficiency for the required special education course. A renewable interim educator certificate may ...
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    Delaware Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Delaware ARTC (Alternative Routes to Certification) Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Under the Delaware ARTC program, individuals with college degrees in selected secondary school subjects may be hired by a public or charter secondary school and complete certification requirements during the first year of teaching -- through a 12- to 18-month, state-approved program of classes and seminars ...
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    D.C. Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Certificate: Regular I Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Currently enrolled in a Master's Degree program in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special education and passed the relevant Praxis exams. D.C. Department of Education Learn more about teaching careers in this state.
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    Florida Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. If you've made the decision to teach, you will need to decide the subject that you want to teach and begin the process by applying for a Florida Temporary Certificate in that subject. The Bureau of Educator Certification will only evaluate your eligibility in the subject/s you request on your application form. ...
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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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    Massachusetts Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Preliminary License Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Valid for 5 years of employment For people who have not completed Approved Educator Preparation Program Requires • A Bachelor's Degree • Passing Score(s) on MTEL • Additional Coursework for Some Licenses Professional License Valid for 5 calendar years Requires • 3 Years of Employment Under an Initial License • ...
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    Michigan Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Professional/Occupational Education Certificate Renewal Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. (Renewal is valid for up to 5 years) • Requires completion of 6 semester hours at any four-year or community college listed in the Directory of Michigan Institutions of Higher Education, or 18 State Board Continuing Education Units (SB-CEUs) or a combination of the two (3 SB-CEUs are ...
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    Minnesota Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Licensure Via Portfolio Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Licensure via Portfolio provides an alternative pathway to a full professional Minnesota education license. The portfolio process assesses knowledge, skills and competencies of license applicants who have not completed an approved teacher preparation program in Minnesota in the licensure field being sought. Current licensure standards and procedures, which assess ...
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    Mississippi Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. If you already have a bachelor's degree but did not complete a teacher education program that included student teaching, you can still be a teacher in Mississippi. Mississippi has four approved Alternate Route Programs that lead to teacher certification. You must complete one of these programs. They are: · Master of Arts ...
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    Missouri Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Provisional – This is a two-year, nonrenewable certificate for educators who lack a few hours of meeting all the requirements for full certification. The largest numbers of provisional certificates are issued to individuals who are enrolled in a college- based alternative/innovative program, have not yet passed their required Praxis test, or are ...
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    Oklahoma Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Oklahoma Non-Traditional Teacher Licensure Program Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Oklahoma State Department of Education's Non-Traditional Teacher Licensure Program was created to prepare qualified individuals to meet the need for teachers in critical shortage subject areas across the state. Recognizing that professional experience, knowledge, and previous career successes can positively impact the lives of students, the ...
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    Oregon Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    NCLB Alternative Route Teaching License Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The NCLB Alternative Route Teaching License is issued to an applicant who has not completed an approved teacher education program but who can demonstrate subject-matter competency as defined by the federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act. The license is only valid in the district that co-applies ...
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    Pennsylvania Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Teacher Intern Certification Program Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Pennsylvania Teacher Intern Certification Program is specifically designed for individuals who possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree. Currently, the program is offered in 37 approved colleges and universities in Pennsylvania. What are the entrance and exit criteria for the Intern Program? 1. To enroll in a ...
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    Rhode Island Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    SPECIAL PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The special professional certificate is issued only once for a period of two years to an individual who does not meet current certification requirements in Rhode Island but who meets the following criteria: • Has satisfied the degree requirement for the area of certification sought, and • Has completed ...
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    South Carolina Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    ABCTE Alternate Route Certification Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. South Carolina Certification Requirements for ABCTE Certified Teachers An ABCTE applicant for South Carolina certification will receive a South Carolina statement of eligibility. Upon confirming an offer of employment as a teacher in a South Carolina public school, a one year South Carolina Alternate Route Certificate will be ...
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    South Dakota Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The alternative certification process is administered by the Department of Education. The alternative certification program is limited to content areas issued at the approved education program level. Elementary education programs will not be available in the alternative certification process beginning on July 1, 2003, and thereafter. Outline of the Alternative Certification Programs ...
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    Tennessee Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Apprentice Occupational Education License Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. An Apprentice Occupational Education License may be issued to individuals who meet requirements in the area of Health Science or Trade and Industry. Click for a listing of Occupational Education License endorsement areas currently available in Tennessee. The Health Science educator must document three years of full-time successful ...
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