The Alternative Certification of Teachers
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The Alternative Certification of Teachers A Special Issue of Peabody Journal of Education by Willis D. Hawley

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Published by Lawrence Erlbaum .
Written in English


  • Education / General,
  • Classroom Management,
  • Special Education - General,
  • Education

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11281887M
ISBN 100805899057
ISBN 109780805899054

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The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence offers an alternative route made up of two tests and professional development.   Not necessarily. The National Association for Alternative Certification found that teachers who complete alternative route programs stay in the classroom longer. They reported that 83% of teachers who take alternative certification programs continue teaching after their first .   Alternative certification programs are growing at a time when there has been considerable attention at the federal and state policy level to the importance of quality teachers. An estimated , educators graduated from alternative certification programs between and , according to Delia Stafford, president of the National Center for Alternative Teacher Certification Information (NCATCI). "Forty-three states claim to offer alternative certification programs," Stafford told Education World, although not all.

Individuals who meet certain qualifications may earn a Missouri certificate of license to teach by completing a state-approved alternative teacher certification program at an institution of higher education in Missouri. These programs are designed for non-traditional students seeking Missouri teacher certification. Individuals should contact any of the following institutions for specific. Alternative certification can allow you to teach in a classroom while completing the requirements for a standard teaching certificate, reducing the time it takes to switch careers while potentially allowing you to continue earning. Read more below on the options for alternative teacher licensing in Kentucky. Requirements for Alternative. Criticisms of teacher education, the low economic and political costs of trying to reform schools by reforming teacher education, along with the difficulty of filling some teaching positions with persons certified in traditional ways, have fueled a movement to create alternative routes to teacher certification in the vast majority of by: 4. Alternative Teacher Certification: Becoming a Teacher Without a Bachelor’s in Education. Alternative teacher certification programs are designed for people with work experience who want to switch to a teaching career or advance their careers in education without returning to school full-time.

Alternative Teacher Preparation Program. New York State also offers an alternative preparation model aimed at mature, second For information about transitional programs for applicants holding an undergraduate degree in the subject of the certification, contact one of the institutions Offering Alternative Teacher Preparation. Alternative Teaching Certification Statistics and Facts On average, 97% of those entering teaching through alternate routes state they feel highly competent in several areas of teaching. 70% of those entering teaching through alternate routes are older than . This checklist is for applicants who are seeking an alternative teaching license in order to participate in an alternative teacher preparation program. If you have already completed an approved in-state or out-of-state/country teacher preparation program or hold Colorado initial or professional teaching license, please review the other. Spread the loveIf you’re considering entering an alternate-route program as your pathway to teaching, you need to make sure you understand the pros and cons of the pathway. While fast-track programs are immensely useful, they do have some drawbacks. Here, we discuss the major pros and cons of alternate route programs to consider before making your final decision. Alternate-route teachers.