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Other

Description:

In the State of Illinois, a significant number of science teaching positions are filled by cross-over science teachers. According to the State of Illinois, 2500 teaching positions will need to be filled by qualified science teachers during the next five years. The number of science teachers graduating from preparation programs is far less than the necessary 500 per year. From a reflection on many years of science teaching and teacher candidate preparation, science teachers, science teacher educators, science department chairpersons, and high school administrators have identified five criteria that they believe are crucial for informing a selection process that is geared toward obtaining the best possible science teacher candidates, and further, they have developed guidelines for creating the optimal environment for science teacher recruitment.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Vocational/Professional Development Education,Higher Education,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080905120039521T,NSDL,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Education Practices,recruitment,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Teacher Preparation,Education

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English

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