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teacher employment provisions

Research teacher employment provisions in your state. Use a graphic organizer of your choice (table, chart, map, etc.) to present your findings on the following:

What is the definition of a probationary teacher?·
What are the conditions for becoming a tenured teacher?
What specific offenses would preclude a teacher candidate from receiving fingerprint clearance?
·What is the difference between terminating a teacher and nonrenewing a teacherâ??s contract?
·How do due process rights differ for probationary and tenured teachers?

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What is the definition of a probationary teacher?

A probationary teacher is generally one who is new to the teaching profession or new to a particular district.

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What are the conditions for becoming a tenured teacher?
A teacher would achieve tenure upon successful completion of a set probationary period within a district. Laws governing the issuance vary from one state to the next. I am posting the link pertaining specifically to the state of Missouri.

http://www.msta.org/faq/default.aspx?Cat_ID=119&Section=services#ID=107

What specific offenses would preclude a teacher candidate from receiving fingerprint clearance? Usually any criminal offense that involves a child in any way would be cause for not receiving fingerprint clearance. Below is a list of very specific offenses as outlined in the Arizona laws regarding teacher certification:

D. Personnel required to be fingerprinted as prescribed in subsection A of this section shall certify on forms that are provided by the school and notarized whether they are awaiting trial on or have ever been convicted of or admitted in open court or pursuant to a plea agreement committing any of the following criminal offenses in this state or similar offenses in another jurisdiction:

1. Sexual abuse of a ...

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Types of teacher employment provisions are researched.

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