P-12

Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education

April 2010 Chart


Flexibility for Certified General Education & Special Education Classroom Teachers Employed by a School District to Avoid or Mitigate Reductions in Force

Present Certification

Additional Requirements Needed to get Limited Temporary Approval ²

Extended Grades to be Taught

Additional Requirements to Complete within 2 Years

1-6 Childhood Education teacher¹ Qualified under NCLB Kindergarten 6 credit hours in Early Childhood development
1-6 Childhood Education teacher¹ Qualified under NCLB Grades 7 & 8 Content Specialty Test in subject area

6 credit hours in Middle Childhood pedagogy
7-12 Adolescence Education teacher¹ Qualified under NCLB Grades 5 & 6 in same subject area 6 credit hours in Middle Childhood pedagogy
  1. The flexibility approved by the Regents is for both general education and special education teachers in Grades 1-6 and 7-12.
  2. In order to obtain the temporary credential, the school district must have offered the new reassignment and be willing to provide necessary supports to the teacher.

Go to the April 2010 edition of News and Notes

Last Updated: September 23, 2010