Expanding the Pool of Teachers Policy
The state should ensure that its alternate routes provide streamlined preparation that is relevant to the immediate needs of new teachers.
North Dakota does not currently offer any alternate routes to licensure.
Establish an alternate route to licensure.
North Dakota should develop a genuine alternate route to licensure that offers streamlined preparation relevant to the immediate needs of new teachers. An alternative pathway can help broaden and deepen the available pool of teachers, particularly in the fields of mathematics and science.
North Dakota disagreed with this analysis but did not offer any further explanation.