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Hi, I am looking into alt. cert. for special education in the Dayton area. I would like to know how difficult is it to get hired under these credentials? I am really on the job hunt and keep feeling so frustrated because it seems like nobody wants to hire someone under alternative certification. Has anyone been offered a job in special ed. under this type of certification? Please help!
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m.m. Hi Ken, Thanks for your response. I have my Bachelor degree already in Social Science and Education. I worked with special needs preschoolers and school aged kids this past year. I already had my degree looked at by one of the local universities, and I was told that I meet all of the requirements for Alternative Certification. I was planning on goi...See More
Jun 17, 2009
Malinda On 6/16/09, m.m. wrote: > Hi, > I am looking into alt. cert. for special education in the > Dayton area. I would like to know how difficult is it to > get hired under these credentials? I am really on the job > hunt and keep feeling so frustrated because it seems like > nobody wants to hire someone under alternative > certifica...See More
Jul 24, 2009
Malinda Sorry about the first post.

Don't take a job and then follow the unconventional path to certification. If you already hold the degree, you ARE highly qualified, so apply to any job that fits your qualifications. If you are hired under a temporary certification and then follow the path to certification, the school can claim HQT, but you wor...See More
Jul 24, 2009
m.m. Thanks for the info. This makes me feel so much better, I think I will take your advice!

On 7/24/09, Malinda wrote: > Sorry about the first post. > > Don't take a job and then follow the unconventional path to > certification. If you already hold the degree, you ARE highly > qualified, so apply to any job that fits your qual...See More
Jul 25, 2009
no HQT Is is possible to get hired w/out the HQT if you area co-teaching. There was a teacher just hired here who will be co-teaching and only has a provisional k-12 sped license, no HQT at all.

On 6/17/09, m.m. wrote: > Hi Ken, > Thanks for your response. I have my Bachelor degree already in > Social Science and Education. I worked with...See More
Jul 27, 2009


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