TechTeach Across Texas is a one-year teacher preparation program combining focused clinical experiences with applicable online courses in district-based partnerships around the state. TechTeach Across Texas allows students to complete a Bachelor of Science degree and earn teacher certification in one calendar year.
The New Teacher Project (TNTP) Teaching Fellows is a national alternative certification program focused on recruiting recent college graduates and career changers and providing them with rigorous inservice training and coaching supports.
The American Board for Certification of Teacher Excellence offers online, self-paced teacher certification programs aimed at full-time working professionals. Online programs leading to certification are available for 15 states.
The University of Delaware's alternative certification program supports candidates to earn a teaching degree and certification while being concurrently employed in public schools as full-time paraeducators and later as teachers serving students with disabilities.
This grant supports Minnesota's efforts to increase the diversity of the educator workforce by expanding alternative educator preparation programs in a variety of licensure areas to attract a more diverse pool of candidates.
This framework from the Pennsylvania Department of Education outlines program guidelines, competencies, and rubrics for state-recognized general and subject-specific alternative educator preparation programs.
The Quality Indicators provide a framework to assist nontraditional teacher preparation programs in conducting self-assessment of their accountability, design, and governance practices for teacher recruitment, selection, preparation, and support.
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