Basic Educator Chamorro Language And Culture Teaching Certificate (GU)

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Basic Educator Chamorro Language And Culture Teaching Certificate (GU)

Description
The Basic Educator Chamorro Language and Culture Teaching Certificate is issued to individuals who have at least 60 semester hours of college credit with 12 hours of Chamorro language.
Certificate Valid for 2 Years
Employment: Not Required

State Information
State: Guam
Contact Name: Fran-Nicole Camacho: Certification Officer
Contact Phone: 671-735-2554
Contact Email: francamacho@gcec.guam.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://gcec.guam.gov/certification

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
College with 60 Hours

Notes
GCEC does not require Chamorro teachers to take Praxis I. However, if individuals are pursuing a teacher educator preparation program at the University of Guam, then Praxis I and II (PLT) Principles of Learning and Teaching is a graduation requirement.

Content Language and English Language Proficiency
In most states, teachers are required to submit evidence of content language proficiency and English language proficiency through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

Content Language Proficiency:

Notes:
Language Proficiency is determined by the Chamorro Studies Division of the Guam Department of Education.

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: Individual
Form at: http://gcec.guam.gov/forms/
Form Mailing Address:
Guam Commission for Educator Certification UOG Station-SOE, Mangilao, Guam 96923

Renewal: Renewable
Unlimited renewals with proof of having earned 6 semester hours applicable to IE and/or Chamorro Language & Culture Teaching Certificate req. within the certification validity period.

AND

Satisfactory Performance Evaluation

Notes:
GCEC cannot accept online filing of application forms. All forms must be submitted at the GCEC office along with the required documents and proof of payment.
Applicants must complete a university level course in Guam History or Guam Culture.
GCEC cannot accept online applications. Complete applications must be submitted at the GCEC office along with the required documents and proof of payment.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:46:58 PM


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