Allow the candidate to assume the functions as a teacher only for a specified period of time, not to exceed three years.
Require the teacher to demonstrate satisfactory progress toward full certification as proscribed by the State.
Teacher candidates/interns will be required to complete 150 clock hours of training and 30 field based hours to be eligible for a probationary certificate and a total of 300 clock ours of training to be eligible for a Standard certificate. These clock hours (training sessions) will be specific to teacher methodologies, effective instruction, instructional strategies, classroom management, technology, diverse learners; to include, bilingual, special education and dyslexia. Training session are offered periodically throughout the year. Please inquire with the local office in your area for the next scheduled training session (Pre-Service Academy).