After holding a Reemployment certificate, applicants must apply for either a Professional Teacher Certificate or a Second Initial Certificate if they do not meet the Professional Teacher Certificate Requirements. An official letter on letterhead from a State Department of Education or College/University indicating; The SAT writing test was added in 2005. Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, Praxis II Examination - Elementary (Developmental Area), Praxis II Examination - Vocational Education, Praxis II Examination - Additional Developmental Areas, Praxis II Examination Developmental Areas, Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Praxis II score reports may be sent directly to Teacher Certification from Educational Testing Services (ETS) using code is. ), Renewal credit (Six semester hours of credit taken during the life of the certificate being renewed. To teach a preschool child with a disability, you must be endorsed in early childhood special education or have completed at least six semester hours of coursework in early childhood special education. Download the official score report to your computer as a secure PDF. An official, electronic score report issued directly from the testing agency. approved by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Attach the official score report to an email and send to. If the score reports are from October 1996 to September 2004, then the verbal scores are the same as the reading scores beyond 2004. Please mail your official score report to the mailing address listed below. An official score report, printed and mailed directly from the testing agency to you. Request an official, electronic score report be sent to your email address. Use those scores to see if the candidate has satisfied the requirement. Successful completion of an approved CTE content-specific industry competency exam as approved by the department. Completion of an approved teacher preparation program as verified by a, A state-approved teacher preparation program, Held never held an Reemployment teacher certificate in Alaska, Held an Alaska teacher certificate that was valid for at least two years, The most recent Alaska teacher certificate must have expired more than a year prior to the date of application, Is unable to satisfy the requirements for the Professional Certificate. The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). (see score as of 9/2015). ACT Reading was added Oct. 1989. Verification of current employment in an Alaska public school district in a position requiring a certificate. Five years of experience in the subject matter that you will be teaching; Offered a certified teaching position by an Alaska public school district. SAT October 2004 and later score reports will have critical reading, mathematics and writing scores listed if the candidate took the tests. Complete application and fees (All fees are non-refundable.) Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, California Educator Credentialing Examinations, National Evaluation Series (NES) Essential Academic Skills, American College Test (ACT) and SAT (Previously known as the Scholastic Assessment Test), Pre-service Academic Performance Assessment (PAPA), Florida Teacher Certification Exams - General Knowledge, Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators, New Mexico Assessment of Teacher Basic Skills, New York State Teacher Certification Academic Literacy Skills Test, Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Total Score: 123 or higher (no individual score less than 37), Individual tests: 41 or higher (reading / writing / math). Holds a current, valid out-of-state teacher certificate (out-of-country certificate will not be accepted), Official/Original score report showing passing scores on an. The endorsements on the Reemployment certificate will be the same as those the expired teacher certificate. Related to the certificated persons employment at the time of renewal, if the employment requires a certificate; Related to the certificated persons endorsements, or. ACT Writing subsection was updated and a new version was administered September 2015. The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), The National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), or, The American Psychological Association (APA), Hold a master's degree or higher in a related field and. To be assigned as a special education teacher in Alaska, you must hold a valid teacher certificate endorsed in Special Education. ACT Writing was added Feb. 2005 so no ACT writing score will be accepted before Feb. 2005. A minimum of three semester hours must be upper division or graduate credit.). Mail your Online Payment receipt and your complete application or form in one packet within two weeks of payment to. To have the primary responsibility for the evaluation of, the planning of educational programs for, or the teaching of or training of staff to teach children who are visually impaired or deaf, you must be endorsed in the relevant area. Be a nationally certified school psychologist under the National School Psychologist Certification System established by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP). Official transcripts showing completion of: Has never held an Alaska teacher certificate. Be recommended for the endorsement by an institution whose program has been accredited by the, National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC), or. This means no writing score will be accepted for SAT before 2005. Two years of teaching experience in a Career and Technical (CTE) area; Six semester hours of coursework focused on classroom management, student assessment and CTE specific teaching strategies; and. Completion of a bachelors degree from a regionally or nationally accredited university; Current enrollment in an approved teacher preparation program as verified by a. ), Three (3) semester hours of approved Alaska studies and three semester hours of approved multicultural education/cross-cultural communications**, Complete application packet, which includes a signed and notarized application, the institutional recommendation form, official transcripts, two sets of completed fingerprint cards, and all processing fees (All fees are non-refundable. Additionally, applicants who have taken the Praxis II may submit a copy of the original score report from Education Testing Services (ETS). Use the Online Payment Center to pay the required fees. You can find these items on the. (4 AAC 12.330), Selection, appointment, oversight, review, and control of employees of the district required to hold teaching, administrative, or special service providers certificates, Oversight of planning and development of one or more educational programs of the district (4 AAC 12.325).
If you would like your official score report returned to you, please include a self-addressed and stamped envelope. Email the Webmaster, Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Complete the appropriate application or form. Hold a master's or higher degree with major emphasis in speech-language pathology, audiology, or speech-language and hearing science; hold a master's or higher degree in school psychology; have completed a 1,200-hour internship in school psychology, 600 hours of which must be completed on site in preschool or kindergarten - grade 12 programs; and, be recommended for endorsement by an institution whose psychology program has been approved by. Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, Professional Teaching Practices Commission, At least three (3) years experience as a certificated teacher or special service provider, Completion of an approved teacher education program in school administration, Masters degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution, Recommendation of the preparing institution, Six (6) semester hours or nine quarter hours of credit earned during the five-year period preceding the date of application (See below. Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, Add/Remove Administrative Endorsement (docx), Add/Remove Special Services Endorsement (docx), Professional Teaching Practices Commission. A Reemployment Certificate is non-renewable. For certificates issued on. SAT Score reports prior to October 2004 will have "verbal" scores which are the critical reading scores. Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, State Approved Program Verification form (docx), Professional Teaching Practices Commission, Completion of an approved teacher preparation program. A required element of a program that will lead to an endorsement under 4 AAC 12.395 that the certificated person seeks to acquire. If an applicant is not employed in this capacity at the time of renewal, a fingerprint card will be required. No ACT reading score will be accepted before Oct. 1989. During the life of the Reemployment certificate no endorsements may be added or removed. It is the responsibility of the applicant to know what all current certification requirements are. Email the Webmaster, Teacher Retention & Recruitment Working Group, Professional Teaching Practices Commission. Applicants who have already passed a content area exam(s), in another state may submit a copy of the score report(s) with the application.