ERIC Number: ED310101
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Certification Handbook.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This handbook is a compilation of materials relative to Texas teacher certification requirements. Topics covered are: (1) state governance; (2) application procedures for Texas teacher certificates; (3) suggestions for expediting services; (4) examination requirements for Texas certification; (5) general requirements for Texas teaching credentials; (6) requirements for the Texas provisional certificate based on 1987 standards; (7) requirements for the Texas provisional certificate based on 1955 and 1972 standards; (8) requirements for the Texas professional certificate; (9) requirements for vocational certificates based on completion of an approved teacher education program under the 1987 standards; (10) requirements for vocational certificates based on experience and preparation in skill areas; (11) requirements for endorsements to certificates based on 1987 standards; (12) requirements for endorsements to certificates based on 1955 and 1972 standards; (13) requirements for special service positions; (14) certification based on out-of-state credentials; (15) other teacher certification programs; (16) certification for individuals who completed college work before 1955; (17) teaching permits; (18) requirements for paraprofessional certificates; and (19) reprimand, suspension, cancellation, and reinstatement of certificates. Appendices include sample forms and guides. (JD)
Descriptors: Credentials, Educational Certificates, Elementary Secondary Education, Governance, State Standards, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Transfer Policy, Vocational Education
Texas Education Agency, Publication Distribution Office, 1701 North Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701-1494 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers - Location: Texas