Preparing Future Teachers: Is Alternative Certification an Option?

Preparing Future Teachers: Is Alternative Certification an Option?

Oct 2002

Presenter:

Sheila Ruhland, University of Minnesota

Abstract:

Ruhland presents as part of the Center's series on alternative teacher certification. The topic is a timely one, considering the projected teacher shortage of over 2.7 million teachers by the year 2008. Ruhland considers alternative certification in the context with teaching effects and retention patterns.