Intern License (alternative 4 and alternative 5)

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Intern License (alternative 4 and alternative 5)

Description
The Intern License (Alternatives 4 and 5) is granted in critical shortage areas or specific site certification plans.
License Valid for 2-3 years
Employment: Required

Reciprocity
The following states may accept this route:
Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

State Information
State: New Hampshire
Contact Phone: 603-271-2409
Contact Email: Cert.Info@doe.nh.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://www.education.nh.gov/certification/index.htm

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
Completed BA Degree
BA Degree + 30 Hours

GPA: 2.5

Prior Certification: Must NOT have Current (STATE) Certification

Basic Skills
In most states, teachers must verify basic skills in English (Reading and Writing) and Mathematics through coursework, exams, or degree evaluations.
The following is required for this route:

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:

Exam(s): Exams are language specific.

Will NOT Accept Scores from Out of State

Notes:
An applicant may be employed as an educator after obtaining a statement of eligibility from the bureau while completing an individualized professional development plan.

May 11 – the NH Board of Education adopted the ACTFL Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) as a means for candidates establish proficiency in languages.

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: School District
Online at: https://my.doe.nh.gov/myNHDOE/Login/Login.aspx

School District Requirements:
Verification of Employment
Confirmation of Mentor
Create an individualized professional development plan for applicant

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Copy of International Records: Required
Transcript Evaluation Required
URL: http://langcred.org/resources/transcript-evaluation/?fwp_agency_accepted_by_states=new-hampshire

Background Check
Required
Varies by District

Renewal: Renewable
Renewal information found at http://www.education.nh.gov/certification/eis.htm

School district/institution continues an individualized professional development plan for applicant

Notes:

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
Intern License is usually applied for by going through Alternatives 4 or 5 listed below:

*ALTERNATIVE 4* is a certification process restricted to critical shortage areas. The superintendent of school, or designee, shall then develop an Individualized Professional Development Plan (IPDP) leading to full certification. Entry level requirements are available from the Bureau. Requirements:
(1) application,
(2) Praxis Core (CORE)
(3) official transcripts
(4) non-refundable processing fee of $50.00. Make check payable to the STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

*ALTERNATIVE 5* is a site based certification plan option. The appplicant must have a bachelor’s degree and meet one of the following criteria:
(1) For secondary education, at least 30 credit hours and 2.5 GPA
(2) for elementary education, coursework in Mathematics, English, Social Studies, and Science 2.5 GPA.
The school district must appoint a mentor teacher to provide support for the candidate. Eligibility requirements are available from the Bureau.
Requirements:
(1) application,
(2) Praxis Core (CORE)
(3) official transcripts
(4) non-refundable processing fee of $50.00. Make check payable to the STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:47:47 PM


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