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New Certification Requirements: Candidates applying for certification on or after May 1, 2014 or candidates who applied for certification on or before April 30, 2014 but did not meet all the requirements for an initial certification on or before April 30, 2014 must now complete the following certification exams: edTPA; Educating All Students Test (EAS); Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST), and the revised Content Specialty Test (CST). In addition, as of December 31, 2013, all applicants for certification are required to complete six clock hours in DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) training.
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All students must apply for certification through the TEACH system and instructional seminars will be hosted by the School of Education for all students who intend on becoming certified. The dates of these seminars are forthcoming.
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