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Montana Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification
Class 5: Alternative
Alternative LIcensure is for candidates who are:
Entry level license for candidates who might meet some but not all of the above requirements for the Class 1, 2, 3 or 6 licenses.
Class 5 Licensees sign a Plan of Professional Intent agreeing to complete their deficiencies within 3 years.
Cannot be renewed or reinstated (can only have one Class 5 License in your lifetime).
Most typically used when someone has a bachelor’s degree in an endorsable area and needs to complete a teacher prep program or fails to complete renewal requirements.
The Montana Department of Education