For WV School Districts
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Linda Bragg email@example.com in the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation.
Alternative Certification Program Review Board (ACEPPRB) meeting dates:
Letters of intent to submit must be received 60 days prior to the scheduled ACEPPRB meeting. Program proposals for the September 22 review must be submitted online no later than August 14, 2016. Program proposals for the February 24, 2017, review must be submitted online via WVEIS-WOW no later than January 24, 2017. For information about the online portal please contact Linda Bragg firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline to submit a letter of intent to propose a program for the September 22, 2016, review is July 22, 2016, and for the February 24, 2017, review is December 24, 2016. All program documents for review must be submitted online by the designated deadline. Letters of intent may be submitted via email to email@example.com. Letters may also be mailed to the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation. For information about the online portal please contact Linda Bragg firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
WV School Personnel Association Conference -- October 28, 2015
WV School Personnel Association Conference -- May 13, 2015
WV School Personnel Association Conference -- October 22, 2014
Sample Documents (ECCAT)
WV School Personnel Association Conference -- May 14, 2014
Certification Training Webinars
Certification Webinar III - Code, Policy and Procedure Updates - January 28, 2014
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)
Certification Webinar I
Certification Training Webinar I -- June 13, 2013 (Recording video file. Requires a media player)