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Are charter school teachers required to be licensed by the State?Not necessarily. The law requires 50% of charter school teachers to be licensed. However, charter school teachers must follow No Child Left Behind (NCLB) requirements for highly qualified staff. All teachers who are teaching in the core subject areas of Math, Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts shall be college graduates. Exceptional Children (EC) teachers must be licensed in NC with a specialty in the EC service area of delivery.NC General Assembly G.S. 115C-218.90 Employment requirements
Do charter schools have to have a beginning teacher support program?No. If a charter school would like for its beginning teachers to convert their licenses from Standard Professional 1 to Standard Professional 2, then the school will need to have a beginning teacher support program.Professional Educator's Licensure
Where do I go to find the North Carolina Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)?The Educator Effectiveness Model webpage provides the professional standards, processes, and instruments for evaluating teachers, principals, superintendent, and supporting staff.  NC Educator Evaluation System (NCEES)
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