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For WV School Districts

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 or Linda Bragg lnbragg@k12.wv.us in the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation.

Alternative Certification Program Review Board (ACEPPRB) meeting dates:

  • September 22, 2016
  • February 24, 2017

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 lnbragg@k12.wv.us.

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 lnbragg@k12.wv.us. Letters may also be mailed to the Office of Certification and Professional Preparation. For information about the online portal please contact Linda Bragg lnbragg@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