Effective January 1, 2015 individuals may apply for the Expert Residency Preliminary Certificate. This certificate may be awarded to prospective educators who demonstrate sufficient preparation in subject matter, administrative expertise, or other certificate area-specific requirements to be considered for positions as educators while pursuing a path to Full Certification. A bachelor’s degree is required for all certification areas and an advanced degree is required for some certification areas.
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