Presentation on theme: "BROCHURE (for advance posting, publication, distribution) WORKSHOP on Maine Teacher Certification April 29, 2015 at 6pm Have you ever wondered what is."— Presentation transcript:
BROCHURE (for advance posting, publication, distribution) WORKSHOP on Maine Teacher Certification April 29, 2015 at 6pm Have you ever wondered what is involved in Maine Teacher Certification? Have you ever had a dream to teach in Maine? This 25-minute workshop will acquaint you with Certification basics, and guide you toward making your dream come true! Enrollment is limited to 10, so register today at the Library Reference Desk. Library computer and internet will be available to each participant. Informational handouts will be provided.
State of Maine Teacher Certification 25-Minute Workshop at Imaginary Public Library
WELCOME Today we will Find teacher certification information online at Maine DOE website Select a “DREAM CERTIFICATION” for each participant Go over specific requirements Make out an Application For Initial Certification Discuss resources for further information and follow up
Introductions & Individual Objectives Let’s go around our group Each participant: Please give your name and tell us what you expect or want from this workshop My name is Imaginary Instructor. I hold two Maine teacher certifications, acquired in the last five years.
Maine Department of Education Certification Application & Instructions http://maine.gov/doe/cert/initial/application/index.html Click on “Download initial certification” and Open the 2-page PDF file
WORKSHOP EXERCISE Fill out the Application For Initial Certification assuming you are now qualified for your “DREAM CERTIFICATION” This is a great way to see the future – Pretend it is Right Now! Now you can list specific steps to achieve your dream
Renewal and Reciprocity Information Renewal information is online at Maine DOE website http://maine.gov/doe/cert/renewal/index.html http://maine.gov/doe/cert/renewal/index.html Maine Teacher Certification Reciprocity http://www.maine.info/jobs10-k12-certification-reciprocity.php
RESOURCES - INFORMATION & FOLLOW UP Your local Public Library can help with web information and printouts Maine DOE Phone = 207-624-6603 Email = email@example.com University of Maine at Augusta / University College Centers http://www.uma.edu/teacherpreparationprograms.html My Email address for questions and comments = firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Survey - 3 Quick Questions Did this Workshop meet your expectations? What would you change about this Workshop? Do you need additional information on the topic? Please provide email if you wish to receive workshop file with links.