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Teaching Certificate (teachingCertificate)


Definitions

Source: NEDM
An indication of a legal document giving authorization to perform teaching assignment services. Credentials are issued by a state agency (or in some cases by other organizations), postsecondary institution, or professional association based on education and training completed, experience, assessment, background verification, and/or other requirements.


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Assessment Title

Assessment Title

Source: Handbooks
The title or name of the assessment.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Authorized Instructional Level

Authorized Instructional Level

Source: Handbooks
The instructional level or levels within which an individual is authorized to serve by an active credential.

Code Set:

  • Adult - N/A
  • All levels - N/A
  • Elementary - N/A
  • High school - N/A
  • Infant/toddler - N/A
  • + 6 More Codes...
Background Check Completion Date

Background Check Completion Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the examination of the individual's employment and/or other records was completed. This examination is part of the requirements for this position or a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Background Check Description

Background Check Description

Source: Handbooks
A description of the means used to check an individual's employment and/or other records investigated to determine whether he or she meets the basic and security requirements for employment or a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Background Check Type

Background Check Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of employment and/or other records that are investigated to determine whether the individual meets the basic and security requirements for employment or a credential.

Code Set:

  • Credentials - N/A
  • Criminal records - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Personal references - N/A
  • Previous employment records - N/A
Credential Assessment Code

Credential Assessment Code

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code used by a state or local education agency or a testing organization to identify a particular assessment given to an individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Assessment Content

Credential Assessment Content

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the specific content (e.g., subject matter) on which an individual is evaluated through an assessment.

Code Set:

  • Administrator knowledge - N/A
  • Administrator performance - N/A
  • Basic language arts - N/A
  • Basic mathematics - N/A
  • Basic reading - N/A
  • + 8 More Codes...
Credential Assessment Content Level

Credential Assessment Content Level

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the level (e.g., basic or advanced) of the content on which an individual is evaluated through an assessment.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Assessment Date

Credential Assessment Date

Source: Handbooks
The day, month, and year on which a credential assessment was administered.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Assessment Purpose

Credential Assessment Purpose

Source: Handbooks
The reason for which an assessment is being conducted.

Code Set:

  • Continuation of credential - N/A
  • Initial credentialing - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Renewal of credential - N/A
Credential Assessment Score/Results

Credential Assessment Score/Results

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the evaluated performance of an individual on a credential assessment.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Assessment Standard

Credential Assessment Standard

Source: Handbooks
An indication as to whether an assessment conforms to a standard.

Code Set:

  • Association standard - N/A
  • Local standard - N/A
  • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) standard - N/A
  • None - N/A
  • Other standard - N/A
  • + 3 More Codes...
Credential Assessment Type

Credential Assessment Type

Source: Handbooks
The category of an assessment based on format and content.

Code Set:

  • Computer - Electronic device that stores, retrieves, and processes data, and can be programmed with instructions. A computer is composed of hardware and software, and can exist in a variety of sizes and configurations.
  • Observation - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • Paper/pencil - N/A
  • Portfolio - A collection of a student's work choosen to represent the student's progress in acquiring skills or conceptual understandings.
  • + 2 More Codes...
Credential Authorized Function

Credential Authorized Function

Source: Handbooks
A functional area within which an individual is authorized to serve by an active credential (e.g., English teaching, vocational education, special education, career counseling, principal, superintendent, or online teacher).

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Description

Credential Description

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the title or description of a credential that an individual holds.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Expiration Date

Credential Expiration Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an active credential held by an individual will expire.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Fee Amount

Credential Fee Amount

Source: Handbooks
The amount of money required from an individual as a fee for receiving a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Issuance Date

Credential Issuance Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which an active credential was issued to an individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Renewal Date

Credential Renewal Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the individual met the requirements necessary to renew a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Renewal Requirement

Credential Renewal Requirement

Source: Handbooks
An indication of any requirements necessary for an individual to renew a credential.

Code Set:

  • Advisor/mentor approval - N/A
  • Background/security verification - N/A
  • Chest x-ray - N/A
  • Completion of induction program - N/A
  • Completion of professional development plan - N/A
  • + 16 More Codes...
Credential Renewal Units Attempted

Credential Renewal Units Attempted

Source: Handbooks
The number of professional development or re-certification units attempted by the individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Renewal Units Earned

Credential Renewal Units Earned

Source: Handbooks
The number of professional development or re-certification units earned by the individual.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Credential Type

Credential Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the category of credential an individual holds.

Code Set:

  • Certification - The process by which an agency or organization grants recognition to persons who have met certain predetermined qualifications specified by an agency or organization.
  • Endorsement - The process by which the individual's primary professional certification is supplemented, which fulfills the national professional standards for the endorsement area, but is not guaranteed to meet the criteria of all states.
  • Licensure - The process by which an agency of government grants permission to persons meeting predetermined qualifications to engage in a given occupation and/or to use a particular title, or grants permission to institutions to perform specialized functions.
  • Other - N/A
  • Registration - The process by which an individual registers with a governmental agency or a non-governmental agency or organization for approval to perform specialized functions.
Date Credential Requirement Met

Date Credential Requirement Met

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which the individual met the requirement necessary to receive a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Early Intervention Credential Assessment Content

Early Intervention Credential Assessment Content

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the specific early intervention content on which an individual is evaluated through an assessment.

Code Set:

  • Assistive technology services/devices - N/A
  • Audiology - N/A
  • Health services - N/A
  • Medical services - N/A
  • Nursing service - Services that are provided for the assessment of health status for the purpose of providing nursing care, including the identification of patterns of human response to actual or potential health problems. They also include the provision of nursing care to prevent health problems, restore or improve functioning, and promote optimal health and development. Finally, they involve the administration of medications, treatments, and regimens prescribed by a licensed physician.
  • + 12 More Codes...
Early Intervention Credential Service Area

Early Intervention Credential Service Area

Source: Handbooks
The early intervention service area specialization of a license/credential.

Code Set:

  • Assistive technology services/devices - N/A
  • Audiology - N/A
  • Health services - N/A
  • Medical services - N/A
  • Nursing service - Services that are provided for the assessment of health status for the purpose of providing nursing care, including the identification of patterns of human response to actual or potential health problems. They also include the provision of nursing care to prevent health problems, restore or improve functioning, and promote optimal health and development. Finally, they involve the administration of medications, treatments, and regimens prescribed by a licensed physician.
  • + 12 More Codes...
Fee Payment Date

Fee Payment Date

Source: Handbooks
The month, day, and year on which fee payment was made by an individual for receipt of a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Fee Payment Status

Fee Payment Status

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the amount of money received from an individual as payment toward fees required for receipt of a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Identification Code

Identification Code (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Identification System

Identification System (Common Attribute)

Source: Handbooks
A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to an individual, organization, program, or institution.

Code Set:

  • Other - N/A
  • Social Security Administration number - N/A
  • US government Visa number - N/A
  • Personal identification number - N/A
  • Family unit number - N/A
  • + 27 More Codes...
Induction Program Mentor

Induction Program Mentor

Source: Handbooks
The name of the individual who offered guidance and assistance to the individual during the induction period.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Initial Credential Issuance Requirements

Initial Credential Issuance Requirements

Source: Handbooks
An indication of any requirements necessary for an individual to receive an initial credential.

Code Set:

  • Advisor approval - N/A
  • Background/security verification - N/A
  • Chest x-ray - N/A
  • Completion of induction program - N/A
  • Completion of professional development plan - N/A
  • + 14 More Codes...
Licensure Name

Licensure Name

Source: PESC
Free-form name of license or certification.

Licensure Passage Date

Licensure Passage Date

Source: PESC
Date of licensure or certification passage.

Non-educator Credential Type

Non-educator Credential Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of non-educator certificate, license, or permit that is issued by a government agency, professional association, or other organization to perform services other than teaching or other educator responsibilities (e.g., school board member, school nurse, registrar, database administrator, computer support personnel, psychologist). (Note: The Council of Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation provides links to regulatory boards and colleges and listings of regulatory entities of each state at www.clearhq.org.)

Code Set:

  • Abstractor - N/A
  • Accountant, Certified Public - N/A
  • Accountant, Chartered - N/A
  • Accountant, General - N/A
  • Accountant, Management - N/A
  • + 756 More Codes...
Non-teaching Educator Credential Type

Non-teaching Educator Credential Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of non-teaching educator certificate, license, or permit that is issued by a government agency, professional association, or other organization to hold certain administrative or education support positions. This credential often also requires the possession of a valid teaching credential (e.g., superintendents, principals, assistant principals, supervisors). (Note: The Council of Licensure, Enforcement, and Regulation provides links to regulatory boards and colleges and listings of regulatory entities of each state at www.clearhq.org.)

Code Set:

  • Abstractor - N/A
  • Accountant, Certified Public - N/A
  • Accountant, Chartered - N/A
  • Accountant, General - N/A
  • Accountant, Management - N/A
  • + 756 More Codes...
Number of Units Required for Credential Renewal

Number of Units Required for Credential Renewal

Source: Handbooks
The number of professional development or re-certification units required to renew a credential.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Program Sponsor

Program Sponsor

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the type of organization or institution responsible for sponsoring an individual seeking alternative credentialing from a state agency.

Code Set:

  • Business - N/A
  • Federal government - N/A
  • Local education agency - N/A
  • Non-profit organization - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 4 More Codes...
Staff Advisor for Credential Renewal

Staff Advisor for Credential Renewal

Source: Handbooks
The individual in charge of advising the individual on the requirements for renewal of credentials.

Code Set:

  • No option list available - N/A
Teaching Credential Basis

Teaching Credential Basis

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the pre-determined criteria for granting the teaching credential that an individual holds.

Code Set:

  • 4-year bachelor's degree - Teaching credential is granted upon the completion of a regular 4-year degree teacher training program at an institution of higher education.
  • 5-year bachelor's degree - Teaching credential is granted upon the completion of a regular 5-year degree teacher training program at an institution of higher education.
  • Credentials based on reciprocation with another state - Teaching credential is granted through an interstate licensure agreement to an individual who is certified in another state.
  • Doctoral degree - Teaching credential is granted upon the completion of a doctoral degree at an institution of higher education.
  • Master's degree - Teaching credential is granted upon the completion of a master's degree teacher training program at an institution of higher education.
  • + 3 More Codes...
Teaching Credential Type

Teaching Credential Type

Source: Handbooks
An indication of the category of a legal document giving authorization to perform teaching assignment services.

Code Set:

  • Emergency - N/A
  • Intern - N/A
  • Master - N/A
  • Nonrenewable - N/A
  • Other - N/A
  • + 9 More Codes...
Teaching Field or Area Authorized

Teaching Field or Area Authorized

Source: Handbooks
An indication of a teaching field within which an individual is authorized to teach by an active teaching credential. In a departmentalized organization, a teaching field is a major subdivision of the educational program such as language arts, mathematics, music, distributive education, or physical education. In a non-departmentalized situation or in a self-contained classroom, a general teaching level such as elementary or secondary may be the most accurate designation of a teaching field.

Code Set:

  • Accounting - N/A
  • Agriculture or natural resources - N/A
  • American Indian/Native American studies - N/A
  • Anthropology - N/A
  • Architecture or environmental design - N/A
  • + 92 More Codes...


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National Center for Education Statistics - http://nces.ed.gov
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