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Approval of Educator Preparation Programs


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126-114-1 General.

126-114-2 Summary.

126-114-3 Purpose.

126-114-4 Authority of the WVBE.

126-114-5 Definitions.

126-114-6 Professional Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Requirements: Teacher Clinical Partnerships

126-114-7 Alternative Preparation Program Requirements

126-114-8 Teacher-In-Residence Program

126-114-9 Professional Educator preparation Program (EPP) Requirements: Student Support and Administration

126-114-10 Additional Program Requirements

126-114-11 Authorization and Accreditation Requirements

126-114-12 Education Preparation Program (EPP) Approval Process

126-114-13 Education Preparation program Review Board (EPPRB)

126-114-14 Annual Report and Performance

126-114-15 Procedures for Initiating a New Content Specializations (Educator Preparation Program (EPP) of Study)

126-114-16 Procedures for WVBE Approval for a Revised Educator Preparation Program (EPP) of Study

126-114-17 Procedures for WVBE Approval of a new Education Preparation Program (EPP) Provider Not Currently Approved to Offer Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) of Study Leading to Licensure

126-114-18 Procedures for Initiating and Evaluating a Pilot Program

126-114-19 Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Approval Waiver

126-114-20 Technical Assistance

126-114-21 Federal Monitoring

126-114-22 Severability

Appendix A-1 Conceptual Foundation for Teaching and Learning in West Virginia

Appendix A-2 West Virginia Professional Teaching Standards

Appendix A-3 West Virginia Professional Standards for Student Support Services

Appendix A-4 West Virginia Standards for School Leaders

Appendix A-5 West Virginia Educator Preparation Program (EPP) Standards

Appendix A-6 West Virginia Professional School Counselor Standards

Appendix A-7 West Virginia Elementary Mathematics Specialists (EMS) Standards (Endorsement and Masters Degree Programs)

Appendix A-8 West Virginia Elementary Mathematics Specialist (EMS) Standards (Masters Degree Programs)

Appendix B Pre-Professional Skills for Speaking and Listening Professional Speaking Skills

Appendix C-1 Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for Teachers

Appendix C-2 Educational Technology Standards for Administrators

Appendix D Programmatic Levels and Specializations Recognized on the Professional License

Appendix E Approved Standards for Program Development and for Completion of West Virginia Approved Programs Leading to West Virginia Licensure




Please direct all comments to:
Jodi Oliverto, Coordinator
Office of Certification & Professional Preparation
West Virginia Department of Education
Capitol Building 6, Room #700
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East
Charleston, West Virginia 25305-0330
E-Mail Address:
Fax No.: 304.558-7843