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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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    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job

    Mixing Continuing Education With a Full-Time Job
    The alarm goes off at 5:30 am, and you could swear you went to sleep five minutes ago. First a quick shower, followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due tonight over coffee and breakfast — if there’s time. Then it’s off to work, a solid eight-plus hours of time where you’re busy with reports, meetings and other assorted ...
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    Poll Reveals How Americans Prioritize Education

    Poll Reveals How Americans Prioritize Education
    For as long as I can remember, we have always cited that "education" is a top three issue in the eyes of the American people. While we may debate whether it is a subject on which we cast our votes (and there is little to show that education policy has any effect on national campaigns), it is supposedly an issue that ...
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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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    Inspire Brilliance. Achieve Excellence!

    Inspire Brilliance. Achieve Excellence!
    Discover how you can inspire those around you like never before by earning your "Master of Arts in Education – 100% online.":http://clk.atdmt.com/BED/go/131811662/direct/01/ You can complete your degree in as little as 18 months – all without interfering with work or family responsibilities. To make earning your master’s degree even more feasible, there are no GMAT, GRE or MAT requirements. Plus, financial ...
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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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    The Powerful Bond of Teachers & Students

    The Powerful Bond of Teachers & Students
    I was checking my various email and social networking sites this past July during a break at the College Horizons program, when I stumbled upon some horrific news: four teenagers from my hometown of Santa Fe had been killed the night before in a drunk driving accident and another was in critical condition. I had personal connections to all these kids ...
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    Kansas Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Restricted Teaching License Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Restricted Teaching License Alternative Pathway* is intended to respond to school districts’ needs in hiring qualified, licensed teachers. It is designed to recruit mid-career professionals who have a bachelor’s or master’s degree in a content area they want to teach and who are seeking a career change. This ...
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    Kentucky Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. The Kentucky General Assembly has enacted alternative routes to teacher and administrator certification for persons who have demonstrated exceptional work and/or educational experiences. The Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) is the state agency that establishes standards and procedures for the alternative route options. The EPSB provides technical assistance to qualifying individuals who ...
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    Louisiana Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. Alternate State Routes to Teaching: Practitioner Licenses Practitioner Licenses may be issued for one (1) school year, renewed annually and held a maximum of three (3) years while the holder completes an approved alternate program. PL 1 - Practitioner Program: applications must be submitted to the Department by the Program Provider. PL ...
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    Step 1: Decide if Teaching is Right for You

    Step 1: Decide if Teaching is Right for You
    Being a teacher isn’t for everyone, but it may be the perfect career for you. Are you contemplating getting into a career in teaching but need some advice about what the career is all about? Teaching has pulled together advice from teaching professionals to help you make your decision to take the plunge into teaching. The teaching profession can be challenging ...
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    Step 2: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus

    Step 2: Choose a Teaching Degree & Focus
    In order to become a teaching professional, you'll need to get a degree and choose a teaching specialty. Though most states only require a Bachelor's degree to become a teacher, a Master's Degree may help acquire a teaching job in more competitive areas. There are many specialty areas in education that you can focus on to earn a teaching degree, and ...
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    The Ultimate International Job Guide for College Graduates

    The International Job Guide What do you do if you graduate during the worst American economic recession in a generation? Simple: Leave America. Just because your options for employment have been limited by the highly competitive job market doesn’t mean that the world is out of jobs, it just means you need to broaden your horizons. MonsterCollege has compiled a guide ...
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    Step 5: Get Hired

    Step 5: Get Hired
    Preparing a resume and interviewing for a job as a teacher will be unlike any other professional interview. The field of teaching is so unique that the resume and interview questions you prepare for are very specific. Your resume will need to be catered to teaching to get you the interview you want. Once you get an interview for a school ...
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    Step 4: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers

    Step 4: Salary & Benefits Guide for Teachers
    You may already be very aware that teachers don't earn as much as their educated counterparts in other professions, but knowing what salary and benefits package comes with teaching can be an important step in planning your future. Teaching has gathered numerous resources that will help you know what to expect. Being a teacher is not a high paying job. Don’t ...
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    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher

    5 Steps to Becoming a Teacher
    Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? It’s a profession with great rewards and challenges. Education is also a profession that generally is in demand, providing steady jobs for the millions of women and men in the field of education. Whether you're thinking about becoming a teacher right out of college, or choosing teaching as a second career, our *5 Steps ...
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    Maine Alternative Routes to Teacher Certification

    Conditional Certificate for Elementary Endorsement Meet the minimum requirements to teach in this state. (a) Completed a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, in accordance with Chapter 115 Part I Section 4.4 (see below) (b) Completed a minimum of six semester hours in each of the following: liberal arts English, liberal arts mathematics, liberal arts science, and liberal arts ...
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