Category I: Pre-approved Travel or Work Experience
Pre-approved travel or work experience
(Maximum of 30 clock hours in a five-year period)
- Pre-approved travel for purposes of improving instructional capabilities related to the field of licensure.
be pre-approved by submitting a proposed itinerary with clearly stated
objectives and a statement of how this will improve instructional
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.
A trip to France by a French teacher
A tour of Civil War battlefields by a social studies teacher
One week of travel = 10 clock hours, 2 hours/day
- 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.
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.
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
One week of work experience = 10 clock hours