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Advantages to Alternative Certification

  • Qualified candidates teach while they complete certification requirements
  • Provides a two-year provisional Missouri teacher certificate (monitored by Northwest)
  • Designed to work with the candidate's teaching schedule
  • Classes provided online and in Maryville
  • Candidates take part in a cohort learning experience
  • Core classes designed specifically for alternative certification candidates
  • University supervisors provide classroom supervision (observing, coaching, additional mentoring)