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ERIC Number: ED500523
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar-19
Pages: 22
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 32
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Implementation Benchmarks for Assessing an Alternative Certification Program
Denton, Jon; Davis, Trina; Smith, Ben; Beason, Lynn; Graham, Diane, Strader, Arlen
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The Accelerate Online/OPTIONS alternative certification program provides those possessing a degree an option leading to certification that can be completed in 18 months. The program consists of an online curriculum, an early field experience and a year-long paid internship. To determine program effectiveness across five years, five benchmark ratios were established and calculated each year as formative assessment markers. These ratios are: Applications/Inquiries; Candidates/Applications; Field Placements/Candidates; Teachers Certified/Candidates; and Teachers Retained/Teachers Certified]. These benchmarks have provided informative quantitative markers for annually assessing protocols that were developed and applied in implementing this program. (Contains 6 tables.)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A