Master Educator Certificate (GU)

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Master Educator Certificate (GU)

Description
This certificate is only for those who hold a Master’s degree and a minimum of 5 years satisfactory teaching experience.
Certificate Valid for 10 Years
Those who have completed requirements for Initial Educator & Professional Educator Certificate
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

Notes
A National Board Certified Teacher also qualifies.

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
BA Degree + Completed State Approved Teacher Education Program
BA Degree + MA Degree

GPA: 2.7

Prior Certification: Must Hold 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:

Math:
Exam(s): Praxis Core Required.

Notes
Praxis I scores are no longer recognized.

Teacher Preparation
In most states, teachers are required to complete training in education methods through a teacher program.
The following is required for this route:

Exam(s):

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):

Notes:
Content Language Requirements may be met by a degree in the language or a passing score on the Praxis II Exam.

Guam accepts Praxis II for Chinese – Mandarin.

Praxis II test passing scores adopted by the State of Hawaii are acceptable for other content languages. Contact Guam Certification for more information.

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
120 clock hours of professional activities, Continuing Education Units, or Professional Growth Plan requirements.

AND

Satisfactory Performance Evaluation

Notes:

Applicants must complete a university level course in Guam History or Guam Culture.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:47:24 PM


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