Provisional Internship Permit (P I P) (CA)

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Provisional Internship Permit (P I P) (CA)

Description
The Provisional Internship Permit (PIP) allows an employing agency to fill an immediate staffing need by hiring an individual who has not yet met the subject matter competence requirement needed to enter an intern program.
Permit Valid for 1 Year
PIPs are restricted to service in the employing agency that requests issuance of the permit and are issued for a calendar year at a time.
Employment: Required

State Information
State: California
Contact Phone: 916-322-4971
Contact Email: credentials@ctc.ca.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

Notes
Prior to requesting a PIP, the employing agency must verify that a diligent search has been made, and a fully-credentialed teacher cannot be found.

The PIP is only available at the request of an employing agency. PIPs cannot be issued to an individual who previously held five or more emergency teaching permits or who has already satisfied the subject-matter competence requirement.

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
BA Degree + 18 Units
BA Degree + Major in Content Language

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:

English:
Exam(s): One exam is required. SAT, ACT and AP exams are also accepted. See Notes.

Notes
Basic Skills Requirement:
The SAT, ACT, AP Language/Literature, AP Statistics, AP Calculus (I, II) are accepted.

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:

Employer provides orientation, guidance and assistance to permit holder

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:
District Administered Exam.
Exam(s): Exams are language specific.

Course needed: A major in the Content Language or at least 18 semester units, or 9 upper division semester units, of course work in the Content Language to be listed on the permit may be accepted in lieu of exam(s).
Accept Scores from Out of State

Notes:
CA will accept the ACTFL OPI, WPT for language exams not offered by the CSET.

State may review transcripts to determine content language proficiency.

All course work must meet the following criteria:
– Must be completed at a regionally-accredited college or university
– Must be baccalaureate degree-applicable (non-remedial)
– Must be earned with a “C” grade or higher (“Pass” and “Credit” grades meet this requirement)

The employing agency will assist the permit holder in developing a personalized plan through an agency-defined assessment that would lead to meeting subject matter competence related to the permit

The employing agency will assist the permit holder to seek and enroll in subject matter training, such as workshops or seminars and site-based courses along with training in test- taking strategies and will assist the permit holder in meeting subject matter competence related to the permit

An individual employed on the basis of a PIP is required to take all the subject-matter examinations associated with the authorization(s) listed. The employing agency may request renewal of the PIP if an individual does not pass all subtests of the subject-matter examinations. Once the subject-matter competence requirement is satisfied, the individual may be employed on an NCLB compliant document such as a university or district intern credential.

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

School District Requirements:
Verification of Employment
Verification of Search for a Certified Teacher

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Background Check
Required
Varies by District

Renewal: Nonrenewable

Notes:
Application: 41-4
Form Mailing Address: Commission on Teacher Credentialing Certification Division
1900 Capitol Avenue
Sacramento, California 95811-4213

School District or Employing Agency must provide: Verification of Requirements for the Provisional Internship Permit (form CL-857)

Copies of all recruitment efforts must be submitted with the application packet.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:37:26 PM


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