Category I: Pre-approved Travel or Work Experience
Pre-approved travel or work experience (Maximum of 30 clock hours in a five-year period)
  1. Pre-approved travel for purposes of improving instructional capabilities related to the field of licensure.

    MUST be pre-approved by submitting a proposed itinerary with clearly stated objectives and a statement of how this will improve instructional capabilities.

    MUST be verified by submitting final detailed itinerary, objectives for the travel, a summary report of the experiences undertaken to accomplish the objectives and of how the experience contributed to improve instructional capabilities.

    Examples: A trip to France by a French teacher
    A tour of Civil War battlefields by a social studies teacher

    Clock hours: One week of travel = 10 clock hours, 2 hours/day

  2. Pre-approved work experience in business or industry appropriate to the field of licensure

    MUST be pre-approved by submitting a list of duties of proposed work experience and a statement of how it relates to licensure.

    MUST be verified by written statement from the employer, with validation of work hours and duties, and a statement from the licensee of how the work experience impacts the licensee’s teaching.

    Examples: Office employment using current technology for business teacher
    Paid work on library board for language arts or reading teacher
    Red Cross or other health occupation employment for physical education or health teacher
    Paid translator work for world language teacher

    Clock hours: One week of work experience = 10 clock hours
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