ESSA Requirements

Teachers

There are 5 ways to be Highly Qualified under federal ESSA guidelines:

  1. Bachelor or higher degree in the subject area
  2. CDE teaching license endorsement in the subject area
  3. Pass a PRAXIS exam in the subject area
  4. National Board Certification in the subject area
  5. 24+ semester hours from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution, well distributed within the subject area

Other Staff

Qualifications for other staff members are outlined in the job descriptions. Free free to reach out with questions – Contact Deborah Williams at D.Williams@AutomotiveInstitute.org