Insights into Alternative Certification: Initial Findings From a National Study

This 2007 article describes seven alternative certification programs in detail, drawing on interviews and document reviews. The seven programs are: Teacher Education Institute in Elk Grove, California, Unified School District; Milwaukee’s Metropolitan Multicultural Teacher Education Program; North Carolina’s NC TEACH; New Jersey Provisional Teacher Program; New York City Teaching Fellows Program; Teach for America; and the Texas Region XIII Education Service Center’s Educator Certification Program.