Extractions: Currently residing in the Senate Committee on Education Summary: Education certification, state fingerprint review; time and manner individuals undergo revised HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS Date Body Action Description with journal page number - 12/4/2002 House Prefiled 12/4/2002 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary 1/14/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-28 1/14/2003 House Referred to Committee on Judiciary HJ-28 2/4/2003 House Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Cotty 3/25/2003 House Committee report: Favorable with amendment Judiciary HJ-5 3/26/2003 House Amended HJ-40 3/26/2003 House Read second time HJ-41 3/27/2003 House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-16 3/27/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-30 3/27/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-30 View the latest legislative information at the LPITS web site VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
Extractions: Currently residing in the House Committee on Education and Public Works Summary: Education certification, fingerprinting and background checks, revisions HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS Date Body Action Description with journal page number - 1/8/2003 Senate Prefiled 1/8/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education 1/14/2003 Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-85 1/14/2003 Senate Referred to Committee on Education SJ-85 3/25/2003 Senate Committee report: Favorable with amendment Education SJ-3 3/27/2003 Senate Amended SJ-78 3/27/2003 Senate Read second time SJ-78 4/1/2003 Senate Read third time and sent to House SJ-9 4/2/2003 House Introduced and read first time HJ-14 4/2/2003 House Referred to Committee on Education and Public Works HJ-14 View the latest legislative information at the LPITS web site VERSIONS OF THIS BILL
STATE CERTIFICATION LINKS Distance Learning certification; Reciprocal Agreements. Employment of teacher SalaryTrends; teacher Salary Information Rhode Island south carolina south Dakota http://www.dantes.doded.mil/dantes_Web/troopstoteachers/StateCertInfo-text.htm
Extractions: North Carolina Licensure: Questions and Answers Who needs a license in North Carolina? All professional employees of public schools must hold a license for the subject or grade level they teach or for the professional assignment they hold. In what areas are licenses issued? Licenses are issued in administrative, supervisory, student service, and teaching areas. Teaching areas encompass birth through kindergarten, elementary (K-6), middle grades (6-9), secondary grades (9-12), special subjects (K-12), exceptional children (K-12), and vocational education. (See the complete list of individual areas below.) How do I qualify for a North Carolina license? The standard basis for license is the completion of an approved education program at an accredited college or university. Must out-of-state applicants qualify through reciprocity plans that allow educators from outside North Carolina to establish eligibility for licensing in North Carolina, North Carolina recognizes four teacher education and reciprocal licensing approaches: completion of an education program accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) completion of an education program that follows National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) standards reciprocity based on interstate agreements (North Carolina has reciprocal contracts with Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, and Washington, D.C.)
State Level Teacher Certification south carolina Dept. of Education teacher Education/certification 1600 Gervais StreetColumbia, SC 29201 Attn James H. Turner (803) 7348466, south Dakota Dept http://www.aip.org/statistics/trends/reports/teacher.htm
Extractions: If you are considering teaching as a career choice, the following information will be vital to you. The rules governing teacher certification change regularly, vary greatly across states, and many states have a number of different options, including alternate teacher certification. Below is a list of the specific offices to call regarding teacher certification requirements in each state.
U. S. State Teacher Certification Offices south carolina 3 State Department of Education Office of Organizational DevelopmentTeacher certification Section Rutledge Building, Room 702 Columbia 29201 http://www.ed.uiuc.edu/CTE/cert/State_Teacher_Cert_Off.html
Extractions: A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n National Conference on Teacher Quality - Exemplary Practices in Teacher Recruitment Exemplary Practices The South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment (SCCTR) is the oldest and most established teacher recruitment program in the country. The South Carolina Center for Teacher Recruitment, established by the Commission on Higher Education in December 1985 and funded by the South Carolina General Assembly, has completed its twelfth year of operation. Following the passage of the states landmark Education Improvement Act, the SCCTR was created out of a concern for the condition of South Carolinas teacher supply pool and a need for a centralized teacher recruitment effort. SCCTRs recruitment agenda is a comprehensive one in which the Center pursues a variety of programs for increasing the number of students in the education pipeline and recruiting and retaining certified teachers. The SCCTRs primary target groups are middle and high school students, college students and adults. The Center for Teacher Recruitment is staffed by a director, an associate director, seven teachers in residence (including the S.C. Teacher of the Year) and four administrative assistants. The SCCTR has developed into a national model for teacher recruitment and has been adopted by approximately one-fourth of all teacher recruitment programs in the country.
USCA News A firstever report released today by the State Department of Education providesinformation on south carolinas teacher certification and licensure as part http://www.usca.edu/news&events/title2.html
Extractions: Monday, October 8, 2001 Teacher Certification Report Ranks USCA The complete Title II report can be accessed at www.scteachers.org. COLUMBIA A first-ever report released today by the State Department of Education provides information on South Carolinas teacher certification and licensure as part of a federal law designed to help assess the quality of Americas classroom teachers. In this report, the University of South Carolina Aiken, ranked second overall. There were four institutions tied for first place (Southern Wesleyan College, Erskine College, Furman University, and Morris College). USCA is committed to preparing highly qualified and effective teachers for our school systems, said Dr. Jeff Priest, head of the USCA School of Education. We are pleased that our students have consistently performed very well on the exams required for teacher certification. We welcome this opportunity to showcase the quality teacher preparation program at USCA. As our mission statement reads, the faculty of the School of Education seek to express the highest ideals of professional excellence and personal concern, and to model these educational ideals in the classroom. The USCA School of Education is accredited by National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Currently, there are 276 students in the education program at USCA which offers baccalaureate degrees in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, and Secondary Education (Biology, Chemistry, English, Mathematics, Comprehensive Science, and Comprehensive Social Studies).
Extractions: Free Sites ... Professional Development Enter your email address for FREE weekly teaching tips! Home Teacher Resources Certification/ State Education Departments National Association for Alternative Certification (NAAC) - Seeks to expand the options available for teacher certification. Program list, scholarships, conferences, membership information, and organization publications are available online. National Board For Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) - Works to strengthen the teaching profession and to improve student learning in America's schools by establishing high standards for what accomplished teachers should know and be able to do, and are developing a new system of advanced, voluntary certification for teachers. The board's aim is to certify all teachers who meet the standards. National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) - Works to help establish high quality teacher preparation through the process of professional accreditation of schools, colleges and departments of education.
South Carolina Websites south carolina. Official State Website http//www.myscgov.com/. teacher certificationhttp//www.scteachers.org/scteachers/Cert/certification.htm. http://www.ous.edu/aca/T2/SC.htm
Extractions: Official State Website http://www.myscgov.com/ State Legislature http://www.leginfo.state.sc.us/ Governor's Office http://www.state.sc.us/governor/ Higher Education Agency http://www.che400.state.sc.us State Department of Education http://www.sde.state.sc.us/ Teacher Certification http://www.scteachers.org/scteachers/Cert/Certification.htm Title II State Grant
Teacher Certification as they develop their plans for obtaining teacher certification. College's approvedprograms of teacher education, met required by the south carolina Board of http://www.presby.edu/admis/acad/mnr_teach.htm
Extractions: The Presbyterian College Teacher Education Program is a candidate for National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) accreditation. An announcement of accreditation decision by the NCATE Unit Accreditation Board is expected in October 2001. Presbyterian College offers programs of study leading to the teacher certification in the following specialty areas and for the indicated grade levels: All students who desire admission to the professional education program must complete an application for admission and receive the approval of the Teacher Education Committee. The criteria used by the Teachers Educational Committee in determining acceptance into the professional program include Completion of at least sixty (60) semester hours of course work.
SCASA: Job Bulletin Must possess a valid south carolina Credential and years experience as a teacher;A minimum Qualifications Early childhood certification; The individual will http://www.scasa.org/jobsbulletin.html
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Teachers @ Work of teacher Education and certification Roger Williams Building 22 Hayes St. Providence,RI 02908 Telephone (401) 2772675 Fax (401) 277-2048. south carolina http://www.teachersatwork.com/cert.html
Extractions: Other Truth Check Reports ALISON WHISENANT, TEACHER LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC: "FOUR YEARS AGO YOU COULD FIT ALL OF SOUTH CAROLINA 17 NATIONALLY CERTIFIED TEACHERS IN ONE CLASSROOM. BETH BARNES, TEACHER, BERKELY COUNTY, SC: "TODAY WE'D HAVE TO MEET IN A FOOTBALL STADIUM TO GET ALL 1,300 NATIONALLY CERTIFIED TEACHERS TOGETHER." ANNOUNCER: "WHEN JIM HODGES BECAME GOVERNOR, HE WENT TO WORK TO PUT A CERTIFIED TEACHER IN EVERY CLASSROOM, REQUIRING BETTER TEACHER TRAINING, AND PAYING TEACHERS FOR MORE FOR DOING THEIR JOBS BETTER. JIM HODGES: TOGETHER WE ARE MAKING OUR LOCAL SCHOOLS BETTER AND WE HAVE A DETAILED PLAN TO DO EVEN MORE." For a South Carolina teacher to achieve the rank of "certified teacher" he or she must be certified by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards. Video See Brad Willis' Truth Check Report The NBPTS formed in 1987 following a report from the Carnegie Forum on Education and the Economy's Task Force on Teaching. The report, "A Nation Prepared" followed the oft-cited report from the Ronald Reagan administration "A Nation at Risk." That report warned of a American society falling victim to a mediocre education system.
StatePulse south carolina was the first state to create a statewide teacher recruitment center teacherswho apply for national board certification through the http://www.statepulse.com/SouthCarolina/2003/01.21.03.dptEduc.PR.asp
Extractions: Tenenbaum said South Carolinas teacher quality efforts center on providing a continuum of service that range from attracting quality middle and high school students to enter the teaching profession through ProTeam and Teacher Cadet programs to involving retired educators as important contributors in the system.
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