New Options in Teacher Preparation: WCSD Holds ARL Information Fair

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For Immediate Release
Contact: Victoria Campbell

New Options in Teacher Preparation:
WCSD Holds ARL Information Fair
What: Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) Information Fair, where members of the community who are interested in pursuing teaching careers may learn more about how they can obtain teacher licensure and what opportunities are available with the Washoe County School District.
When: Wednesday, April 19
             4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Academy of Arts, Careers & Technology
             380 Edison Way
Details: The Nevada Department of Education has authorized the Washoe County School District (WCSD) to offer an Alternative Route to Licensure (ARL) program, which allows teachers to work on provisional licenses while they complete the coursework required for full licensure.
A number of other ARL providers also provide programs in Northern Nevada. ARL is designed to recruit new teachers for high-needs areas including Elementary Education, Secondary Science, and Special Education.
ARL candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree and may not have been previously licensed or have completed student teaching in the United States.
Editors’ Note: At this Information Fair, prospective candidates can learn more about the ARL programs offered by WCSD, Sierra Nevada College, Western Governors University, Southern Utah University, Nevada Teachers of Tomorrow, and iteachNevada, all of which offer the courses required by the ARL program.
Media contact: Emily Ellison, WCSD Human Resources Department
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