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Did you know?

  • In a West Virginia based study, non-alternative route teacher preparation programs have a retention rate of between 33% and 50% for their beginning teachers.The Transition to Teaching program recruits the finest candidates from a wide variety of professional careers and holds the exceptional retention rate of 81% for its beginning teachers.*
  • Today, 118 Transition to Teaching teachers are making a difference in classrooms throughout the state*
  • Transition to Teaching is now available to any West Virginia school district that chooses to participate, by funding a slot for an approved TtT applicant.
  • Join our growing list of partner school districts already enjoying the benefits of Transition to Teaching

 

Districts which have remaining vacancies for 2014-15 participation:

District Needs
Math
Foreign Language
English
Science
Special Education
Social Studies
Other
Boone
x
Kanawha
x
x
x
Logan
x
x
x
x
x
Health
Lewis
x
McDowell
x
Mingo
x
x
 
x
x
 
Physics
Webster
x
x
Monroe
x
         
Summers            
Art

Participating school districts will sign a memorandum of understanding and collaborate with Transition to Teaching coordinators at the WVDE who will guide them throughout the process.

School districts that wish to participate may contact:

Teresa Epperley, TtT Coordinator, at the Office of Professional Preparation, West Virginia Department of Education (tepperle@k12.wv.us or 1.800.982.2378).

 

* - Data is accurate as of 1 November 2013