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Building a Conditional Teacher Certification Plan & Timeline Workshop Dates

  • AACPS

    ALTERNATIVE TEACHER CERTIFICATION PROGRAMS

  • Are you a career changer with a Bachelor's or Master's Degree who has been contemplating a teaching position with Anne Arundel County Public Schools?

     

    If the answer is yes, check out the resources below on Alternative Teacher Certification Programs.






  • EXPLORE TEACHING INVISIBLE LINK

Explore Teaching: Career Changers' Pathways to Certification; 10 headshots of people of different ethnicities & genders
  • Overview

    The Explore Teaching: Career Changers’ Pathways to Certification workshop will present information on:

    - How to apply to Anne Arundel County Public Schools for teaching and other support school positions

    - 3 Pathways to MSDE Teacher Certification:

    • Individual Transcript Evaluation
    • Master's Degree Program
    • Resident Teacher Certification Program

    No pre-registration is required for the workshop sessions. Use the Google Meet link listed below and wait to be admitted to the session. Plan to sign-in to the virtual workshop meeting a few minutes early to support a prompt start of the workshop program.

    Google Meet Link to access virtual workshop.


  • Building a Conditional Teacher Certification Plan & Timeline (CTCP&T)

     

    Overview

    During this 90-minute online workshop participants will:

    • Review the four MSDE certification requirement categories: (1) content coursework, (2) professional/pedagogy coursework, (3) assessment scores, (4) teaching experience
    • Review the three pathways to MSDE certification forAACPS conditional teachers: (1) Transcript Evaluation, (2) Master’s Degree Program, (3) Resident Teacher Certification Program
    • Complete a CTCP&T planning worksheet, to identify their selected certification plan and timeline meeting MSDE requirements

    Information regarding: direct billing, tuition/praxis fee reimbursement, praxis prep support and other college resources will be provided.

    View more information on the CTCP&T workshop.

     

    Program Contact Information  

    Conditional Teacher Support Team

    RTC-AACC@aacps.org


  • AACC RTC INVISIBLE LINK

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  • AACC - Resident Teacher Certification (RTC)
    Program for General Educators

     

    Overview

    Anne Arundel County Public Schools' (AACPS) Resident Teacher Program is a Maryland Approved Alternative Preparation Program (MAAPP) designed for professionals interested in changing careers or recent college graduates with degrees in fields other than education. AACPS, in collaboration with Anne Arundel Community College (AACC), provides an accelerated teacher education program, and a pathway to becoming a certified classroom teacher. 


    Program activities include: coursework, seminars, fieldwork opportunities, supervised internship, and a residency of 1-2 school year(s) following the internship.  


    Upon program completion, Resident Teachers will be eligible to apply for an MSDE Standard Professional Certificate I (SPC1).

    View more information on the AACC-RTC Resident Teacher Certification Program for General Educators.

     

    Program Contact Information  

    Stacey Coppock, Program Manager - Early Childhood/Elementary

    Deborah Montgomery, Program Manager - Secondary

    AACC - Resident Teacher Certification Program

    RTC-AACC@aacps.org  ~  410-721-8339  

     


  • NDMU INVISIBLE LINK

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  • NDMU - Resident Teacher Certification (RTC) Program for Special Educators

    Overview

    The Maryland Approved Alternative Preparation Program (MAAPP) Resident Teacher Certificate (RTC) is a two-year program that provides support to career changers who are interested in becoming Special Education Teachers in Elementary or Secondary Education. The program is in partnership with the Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU) and the Maryland State Department of Education. Those accepted into this program will attend classes and participate in an internship during the summer months and will be placed in a classroom in August. Candidates who successfully complete this program will emerge with a state-approved certification in the area of Special Education and General Education.  


    Upon program completion, Resident Teachers will be eligible to apply for an MSDE Standard Professional Certificate I (SPC1).

    Application packages can be sent to Maureen Gerrity, Division of Special Education, Anne Arundel County Public Schools, 2644 Riva Road, Annapolis, MD 21401.  

    View more information on the NDMU Resident Teacher Certification Program for Special Educators.

     

    Program Contact Information

    Special Education Office

    NDMU - Resident Teacher Certification Program

    410-222-5470 or 410-222-5437