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Some alternative programs for are nationwide and

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Some alternative programs for are nationwide, and others are regional. The first step is to choose an alternate teacher preparation program. One program is Teach for America which recruits people to work in underserved schools and while they volunteer, they are working towards a teaching credential . Another national program is the American Board for the Certification of Teacher Excellence, which places qualified teachers in the classroom through alternative ways. Almost every state has also established acceptable routes to alternative certification which are designed for future teachers who already have a Bachelor’s degree and can get their teaching credentials in an accelerated way. There are also master-level alternative preparation programs available in many states as well. Once you finish your alternate teaching program you then take the required tests for your state as well. The final step for becoming a teacher following an alternative
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route is to apply for your teaching certificate with your state’s Department of Education.
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