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Option 3 - College Faculty Certification

For Teaching Grades 8-12

You are a candidate for this route if you:
  • Have a minimum of a master's degree in the academic subject for which certification is sought;
  • Have five years of full-time teaching experience or its equivalent (90 semester credit hours) at an accredited institution of higher education in the academic subject for which certification is sought; and
  • Have an offer of employment from a Kentucky school district within the academic subject area for which certification is sought.

Additional Information: A candidate meeting these requirements receives a one-year Provisional Internship certificate. During the first year of teaching, you participate in the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program (KTIP). Upon successful completion of the internship, you will receive the Professional Certificate (see 16 KAR 7:010 for a description of certificates).

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