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Education Subject Guide (archived): Teacher preparation

Resources for research in the field of education

Five standards

Click to access the PDF of this document:
A Vision for Teaching, Leading, and Learning:
Core Teaching and Leadership Standards for Vermont Educators

from the Vermont Standards Board for Professional Educators


See the Praxis tab on this guide for information about the test and access to test-prep materials

Teacher certification

Vermont Educator Licensing Web Site

Alternative Teacher Certification: A State-by-State Analysis
REF 379 Al79

The NASDTEC Manual on the Preparation & Certification of Educational Personnel
REF 379.157 N213

Requirements for Certification of Teachers, Counselors, Librarians, Administrators
REF 379.157 T781r

For new teachers

Online videos

Teaching Channel
A free, online repository of over 700 professional development videos aimed at teachers or pre-service teachers in pre-K-12 from the nonprofit organization that produces the Teaching Channel Presents, a PBS program. Provides streaming professionally-produced videos on topics such as planning, student engagement, class culture, and the Common Core.

Some ebooks to read online

(Remote access is for the CSC community only)

Teacher certification state by state

Certification Map is a guide to teacher certification requirements in each U.S. state

A pathfinder

VSAC has a pathfinder to information sources on

Teaching and teacher certification