Alternative Certification Pathways: Filling a Gap?

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The purpose of this article is to examine the proliferation of alternative certification pathways through an analysis of the role and history of teacher certification and supply followed by a synthesis of national, regional, and state research studies on alternative routes to certification programs and a review of studies conducted on well-known national teacher training programs. Conclusions of the alternative certification pathway research are outlined.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)440-458
Number of pages19
JournalEducation and Urban Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jul 2013
Externally publishedYes


  • change
  • choice
  • educational policy
  • reform
  • teachers

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Urban Studies


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