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Alternative Certification
WVBE Policy 5901 creates an alternative means for a qualified person to earn a professional teaching certificate. Once an alternative certification program receives WVBE approval, school districts may begin preparing eligible candidates. For program guidance or information please contact Robert Mellace at rmellace@k12.wv.us in the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation.

Alternative Certification Program Review Board (ACEPPRB) Timelines:

Spring 2018

December 23, 2017-- Letter of intent to submit program for review, due to the WVDE. Letters of intent may be submitted via email to Robert Mellace at rmellace@k12.wv.us.

January 23, 2018-- Submission of program via WVEIS-WOW for review, due to the WVDE. For information about the online portal please contact Robert Mellace at rmellace@k12.wv.us.

February 23, 2018—ACEPPRB Meeting

March or April, 2018—If recommended, program will be presented to the WVBE to be considered for approval.

For information about the online portal please contact Robert Mellace at rmellace@k12.wv.us.

 

Resources

Alternative Certification Program Technical Assistance Webinar -- February 4, 2016

PowerPoint (PDF File)

Career and Technical Education and Adult Education Webinar -- November 5, 2015

PowerPoint (PDF File)

Recording (Audio Begins at 4min, 30seconds)

 

Certified List Training. Certification Updates-- July 30, 2015

PowerPoint

 

WV School Personnel Association Conference -- October 28, 2015

PowerPoint

 

WV School Personnel Association Conference -- May 13, 2015

PowerPoint

 

WV School Personnel Association Conference -- October 22, 2014

PowerPoint

Sample Documents (ECCAT)

 

WV School Personnel Association Conference -- May 14, 2014

PowerPoint

 

Highly Qualified

Compliance Tool Training

Course Code Manual Training

Highly Qualified Data Report Training 2015

What is Highly Qualified?

 

Master Schedule

Master Schedule Introduction

 

Certification Training Webinars

 

Certification Webinar III - Code, Policy and Procedure Updates - January 28, 2014

Agenda (Word Document)

PowerPoint

MP3 Audio (enhanced for clarity)

Blackboard Collaborate Video (Requires updated Java and Elluminate software)

Certification Webinar II

Certification Training Webinar II -- June 27, 2013 (Recording video file. Requires a media player)

PowerPoint

Certification Webinar I

Certification Training Webinar I -- June 13, 2013 (Recording video file. Requires a media player)

PowerPoint