New Hampshire - Professional Program Standards and Requirements: Educator Preparation Policy

Educator Preparation Policy
Policy Type: 

Standards for professional preparation programs and learning facilitation standards are listed and must be met to be an approved program.


Ed 603.02 Requirements for Program of Study.
(a) A PEPP shall provide a candidate with a program of study that is developmental and sequenced, and incorporates 21st century practices which meet the requirements under Ed 500 and Ed 600.
(b) A program of study shall:
(1) Allow a candidate multiple and varied opportunities to develop the knowledge, skills, and dispositions encompassed in the New Hampshire educator certification standards in Ed 500 that apply to each of the certification areas for which a program is designed; and
(2) Be designed to enable a candidate to demonstrate the competencies required under Ed 609, Ed 610, Ed 612 and Ed 614 relevant to the certification area for which the program is designed.
(c) A test shall not be considered a course of study.
(d) Experiences shall include multiple and varied early and culminating field experiences that are substantive and prolonged, as indicated in Ed 604.04 through 604.08.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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