Debating alternative teacher certification
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Debating alternative teacher certification A trial by achievement by Michael Kwiatkowski

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Published by Tomás Rivera Policy Institute .
Written in English


  • Certification,
  • Minority teachers,
  • Recruiting,
  • Teachers,
  • Training of,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12204433M
ISBN 101572400129
ISBN 109781572400122

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Alternative Teacher Certification: A State-by-state Analysis: Contributor: National Center for Education Information (Washington, D.C.) Publisher: National Center for Education Information, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Key Words: Alternative certification, traditional teacher preparation, STEM teachers, high risk schools. There is a debate in the teacher certification literature regarding the effectiveness of alternative and traditional teacher certification programs in producing highly qualified teachers. There are many good reports describing programs of alternative certification of teachers.1 This brief neither supplants them nor updates or corrects them. Rather, it represents an attempt to cast the major issues in the debate over alternative certification in a somewhat new light and in a concise form. Certification Basics. Alternative certification of teachers recognizes pedagogical experience beyond tradi- tional classroom coursework as a route to teacher certification. This study examines the process and outcomes of the Transition to Teaching alternative certification program. Comparisons of instructional quality along several dimensions show that the Transition.

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