At the conclusion of an alternative teacher education program, the approved education provider shall prepare a comprehensive evaluation report on the alternative program teacher's performance. This report shall be submitted directly to the State Superintendent of Schools and shall contain a recommendation as to whether or not a professional certificate should be issued to the alternative program teacher. The report shall be made on standard forms developed by the State Superintendent.
The comprehensive evaluation report shall include one of the following recommendations:
(1) Approved: Recommends issuance of a professional certificate;
(2) Insufficient: Recommends that a professional certificate not be issued but that the candidate be allowed to seek reentry on one or more occasions in the future into an approved alternative teacher education program; or
(3) Disapproved: Recommends that a professional certificate not be issued and that the candidate not be allowed to enter into another approved alternative teacher education program in this state, but shall not be prohibited from pursuing teacher certification through other approved programs for the education of teachers in this state.
The approved education provider shall provide the alternative
program teacher with a copy of the alternative program teacher's
written evaluation report and certification recommendation before submitting it to the state superintendent. If the alternative
program teacher disagrees with the provider's recommendation, the
alternative program teacher may, within fifteen days of receipt,
request an appeal in accordance with the certification appeals
process established by the State Board of Education.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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