I'm thinking about adding a second teaching license to my current 4-12 business education license. I am doing this because I feel electives are dying out, and I want a backup plan in a core subject area. I will have low seniority in our department (there are only 2 of us) for about 30 years. Within the next 5 years, our district is likely to see major financial problems and face cuts. I DO NOT WANT TO BE CUT.
The best way to secure my position is to add another teaching license in a core subject area. I have noticed programs that are only 5 classes, but only lead to a supplemental license (which requires you to teach in that subject area - which is problematic b/c I'm currently using my bus. ed. license - and I am not going to ask the school to rearrange schedules, hire a bus. teacher to replace me, etc. all for the sake of my prof. dev).
I am wondering...will I have to do student teaching again?
That will make it next to impossible for me to do thi...See More