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ERIC Number: ED014447
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Sep
Pages: 53
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Reference Count: 0
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REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE TO STUDY CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR TEACHERS IN THE STATE OF MARYLAND TO THE MARYLAND STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.
PIERCE, ELLIOT S.; AND OTHERS
AMONG THE MAJOR RECOMMENDATIONS FOR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS WERE--(1) A PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD SHOULD BE ESTABLISHED TO ADVISE THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ON CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION, AND IMPROVEMENT OF TEACHER EDUCATION. (2) CERTIFICATION STANDARDS SHOULD PERMIT THE SUBSTITUTION OF STATE-APPROVED INSERVICE PROGRAMS FOR SOME CREDITS TOWARDS THE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE. (3) LOCAL SCHOOL AUTHORITIES SHOULD BE ENCOURAGED TO HELP TEACHERS BY USING NEW TECHNIQUES, INCLUDING MORE AUXILIARY PERSONNEL. (4) THE INTERSTATE RECIPROCITY AGREEMENT AREA SHOULD BE EXPANDED. (5) CERTIFICATES ISSUED IN THE PAST 10 YEARS BY ALL STATES HAVING ACCEPTABLE CERTIFICATION PRACTICES SHOULD BE RECOGNIZED. (6) THE REQUIREMENT OF HOLDING A TEACHING POSITION IN MARYLAND FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATION SHOULD BE ELIMINATED. (7) STATE-SUPPORTED SABBATICAL LEAVE PROGRAMS FOR FULLY CERTIFICATED TEACHERS, ADMINISTRATORS, AND SUPERVISORS SHOULD BE INSTITUTED. (8) SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATES SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY ELIMINATED, AND SUB-STANDARD CERTIFICATES WHEN IT IS FEASIBLE TO DO SO. (9) THE PROBATIONARY PERIOD FOR TENURE SHOULD BE LENGTHENED TO THREE YEARS. (10) STATEWIDE ADVISORY SERVICES FOR PLANNING INDIVIDUALS' PROFESSIONAL GROWTH SHOULD BE PROVIDED. (11) THE COMPUTERIZATION OF THE CERTIFICATION SYSTEM SHOULD BE HASTENED. (AW)
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Authoring Institution: Maryland State Dept. of Education, Baltimore.
Identifiers: MARYLAND