Temporary Educator Certificate (GU)

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Temporary Educator Certificate (GU)

The Temporary Educator Certificate is issued to individuals who are enrolled in teacher training.

Certificate Valid for 2 Years
Employment: Not Required

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: Guam
Contact Name: Fran-Nicole Camacho: Certification Officer
Contact Phone: 671-735-2554
Contact Email: [email protected]
For more information please visit the state website: http://gcec.guam.gov/certification

While Guam is a part of the NASDTEC interstate agreement, Guam has unique requirements for teacher certification.

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

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

GPA: 2.7

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:

Exam(s): Praxis Core Required.

Praxis I scores are no longer recognized.

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): Praxis II required.

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

Guam accepts the 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
The Temporary Educator Certificate is renewable once.

The applicant must complete 12 semester hours applicable to the requirements of an Initial Educator Certificate within the validity period of the first certificate.


Satisfactory Performance Evaluation


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Published On: 08/27/2017 1:00:00 AM

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