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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Ohio Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Alternative Paths to Teacher Licensure Requirements Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Center for the Teaching Profession is committed to the recruitment and retention of high-quality teachers and principals, expanding the pool of capable teachers and principals and making it easier for Ohio schools to hire and retain good teachers. Alternative paths to teacher licensure permit qualified ...
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    North Dakota Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Alternate License (One-Year): Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Issued in a documented shortage area. License is initiated by a letter from the local school administrator indicating the search for a qualified applicant and the desire for this license to be issued. Requirements include the completed application as per number 2 (click link below), a bachelor of arts ...
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    North Carolina Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    LATERAL ENTRY FOR TEACHERS Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Licensure Section of the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction is pleased to assist candidates for lateral entry with information on how to enter the teaching profession. Lateral entry is an "alternate" route to teaching for qualified individuals outside of the public education system. Lateral entry allows ...
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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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    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 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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