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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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    It's a Great Day to Learn!

    It's a Great Day to Learn!
    “It’s a great day to learn!” This should be the message teachers give students at the start of each class. Deep down in our core, a teacher should be excited to greet eager, young learners. Unfortunately, that’s not always what we communicate to students. When students enter our classrooms, we need to consider our words, expressions, and attitudes carefully. If students ...
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    Highest Ranked Public High Schools in U.S. (2009)

    Highest Ranked Public High Schools in U.S. (2009)
    The importance of a good high school didn't hit home with me until just recently. My husband and I are relocating and had to think about where our daughter, who is only 1, would ultimately go to high school. This kind of list is not only important for parents, but for teachers who strive to find a work environment that is ...
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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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    Time Managment for Teachers

    Time Managment for Teachers
    Like most teachers, I'm busy. Between teaching, planning, grading, testing, and advising, I rarely have a free moment during the day or night. This is a good thing. My father was fond of saying that “work expands to the time provided.” So true! Every job I do takes me exactly as much time to complete as I budget to complete it. ...
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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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    Report Reveals Most 'Highly Qualified' Teachers Across U.S.

    Report Reveals Most 'Highly Qualified' Teachers Across U.S.
    It's been a long five years since educators around the U.S. have to come know (and perhaps loathe) the term 'highly qualified.' The U.S. Department of Education has been following the issue closely and has recently released data about which classrooms around the country are being taught by "'highly qualified'":http://teaching.monster.com/benefits/1826-nclb-20-frequently-asked-questions-about-highly-qualified-teacher-requirements teachers. "This study":http://www.ed.gov/programs/teacherqual/hqt-data-2006-07.xls shows a 7% improvement from the 2003-2004 data. ...
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    How Important Are Grades?

    How Important Are Grades?
    Report cards have been a part of the educational experience for decades. They are essential to informing parents of student progress and traditionally serve as the overall measure of assessment of a child’s success in school. Currently, the teachers and administrators at my elementary school are taking a closer look at our report cards. Elementary school report cards often include a ...
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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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    Ten Steps to Becoming a Teacher

    Ten Steps to Becoming a Teacher
    Are you thinking about becoming a teacher? It's a profession with great rewards and challenges. The United States Bureau of Labor Statistics says that job opportunities for teachers over the next 10 years will vary from good to excellent, depending on the locality, grade level, and subject taught. Shortages of qualified teachers will likely continue, resulting in competition among some localities, ...
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    How to Score a Loan for College

    How to Score a Loan for College
    With lenders dropping out of the business due to credit-crunch stress, students and their parents should study up on these options... Families struggling to pay for college need all the help they can get. With lenders who are spooked by the credit crunch abandoning the business, borrowers seeking loans for the coming academic year may encounter problems, including higher interest rates ...
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