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EPSB Information

Option 2 - Local District Training Program Certification

For Teaching Grades P-12

You are a candidate for this route if you:
  • Have a bachelor's or graduate degree with a 2.75 GPA (exceptional experience may be substituted for GPA requirement);
  • Have passed required written assessments in the specialty area;
  • Have completed a 30-hour course of study in the specialty area or have five years of exceptional field experience related to the certification area being sought;
  • Have an offer of employment from a school district that has an approved training program.*

Additional Information: After successfully meeting the requirements of the one-year training program, the candidate receives a one-year Provisional Certificate and participates in KTIP. Upon successful completion of the internship program, he/she receives the Professional Certificate.

*The EPSB currently has an approved program in Jefferson County. For more information contact Jefferson County Public Schools at (502) 485-3011 and ask about the ACES program.

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