Interested in teaching but you don't have an education
degree? Check out these alternative certification programs:
Teacher Certification Program
- Candidates who possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree
related to the area of desired certification may enroll in
the Pennsylvania Teacher Intern Program. This link provides
a list of the 37 state-approved programs and additional
Center for Alternative Certification
- supplies comprehensive information on alternative
certification including state reciprocity. The ABCTE
Program in Pennsylvania is administered through Point
Park University.For a list of PDE- approved ABCTE
Instructional I certificates, contact Point Park University
Coursework may be completed online or on-campus. Candidates
must obtain their own 12-week full-time teaching placement.
- The New Teacher Project (TNTP) recruits recent graduates
who aren't yet certified as educators, but who possess the
skills and knowledge to teach high-need subjects in cities
and states across the country: Arizona, Baltimore,
Charlotte, Chicago, Fort Worth, Georgia, Indianapolis,
Nashville, New Orleans, New York City, and Washington D.C.
to Teachers - TTT provides
counseling and referral services to military personnel
interested in beginning a second career in Pre-K through 12
education. Will help applicants identify certification
requirements, programs leading to certification and
employment opportunities. *Click
here to access their Summer 2013 newsletter
Corps- The MATCH Corps is a
Urban Education fellowship program. The FAQ pageis particularly helpful for an overview of MATCH.
- a competitive, alternate-route teaching program serving
critical-shortage public school districts throughout
Mississippi and culminating in a master's degree in
education from the University of Mississippi GCC Alum Contact, Josh Smith,
Pathways to Teaching
- TeachersCount lists various 'pathways' to obtain teacher
certification. This site also offers valuable information
and resources for teachers.
- This program (through the University of Akron) is for
undergraduate senior-level or graduate students seeking
teaching licensure in a variety of secondary education
content areas. Participants should have prior French
language study, with a proficiency level of at least
“intermediate low.” Visit the link above or click
to view FATITI's flyer for more information.
- This resource allows students to find alternative
certification programs in every state across the country.
Online programs are also featured.
Careers in Education Expo
- Explore unique opportunities to apply skills outside of the
traditional classroom by reviewing employers who attended
previous Unique Careers in Education Expo programs. Click
the link above to view the 2011 and 2012 directories for a
sample of employers.
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