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West Virginia is continuing its efforts to streamline the teacher certification process. The state is working to make it easier to pursue teaching in order to alleviate the teacher shortage. Beginning in March when WV Governor Jim Justice (R)…

Teacher Certification Made Easy The worsening teacher shortage has been discussed ad nauseam, and with good reason. Namely, when schools don't have access to the number of fully-trained teachers needed, students suffer. Thankfully, many states have taken or are…

It is now easier than ever to become a teacher in Indiana. As a result of legislation passed during the 2021 session, community members who wish to become full-time teachers in their local schools can do so without returning…

Recognizing the need for certified teachers, Florida has streamlined teacher certification! The change was made at the state level and eases the certification process. In particular, the change in the certification process impacts people who are uncertified but already…

Without a doubt, the 2020-2021 school year was unlike any other. When the spring 2020 semester was uprooted by the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers had already established meaningful bonds with their students. But the fall 2020 semester, the start of…

Memorial Day Weekend is here. The unofficial start of summer, Memorial Day is about so much more than pool parties and barbecues. With its arrival, we pause to recall its true meaning.  Memorial Day's Meaning It's important to note…

Thanks to the dedication and tirelessness of some Indiana legislators, it will soon be easier to earn Indiana teacher certification. Specifically targeting career-changers, the new streamlined path to certification leverages real-world experiences in lieu of student teaching time. The…

American Board’s online teacher certification program provides local community members with the fastest and most efficient path to teacher certification. To do so, the program requires that graduates simply show competency in pedagogy—the art of teaching—and in a subject…

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