Decision Points for Undergraduate Initial Certification Programs determine academic eligibility for Admission to Educator Preparation, enrollment in clinical field placements and recommendation for endorsement for NH certification. Students who successfully pass through Decision Points 1-4 are recommended for endorsement for NH certification. Early Childhood Specialization 2 ( Birth-Grade 3), Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and K-12 (Physical Education and Music Education) are represented.
Decision Points for Continued Progress in the New Hampshire Early Childhood Teacher Credential Specialization 1 (Birth to Age 5) track are also represented under each Decision Point, with distinct criteria for program completion.
Effective Fall 2017
Eligibility Check for Admission to Educator Preparation Completed Prior to Methods/Practicum 1
Eligibility Check Completed Prior to Methods II or 2nd Practicum
Eligibility Check Completed Prior to Student Teaching
Eligibility Check Completed to Verify Educator Preparation Program Completion and Recommendation for Endorsement for NH Certification (Certification Track Programs) and Eligibility Check Completed to Verify Program Completion for NH Early Childhood Teacher Credential (Early Childhood Program, Specialization 1)
Contact Educator Preparation
Location and Hours
Rhodes Hall, S111.
8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
To learn more about Educator Preparation Programs at Keene State College, please contact the Educator Preparation Office or the Department Chair for a particular program.
Educator Preparation Office
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435