> Actually in CT you can teach .2 (the is the equivalent of one day) outside
> your certification without being certified! So for instance, we have a .2
> ALP (advanced learning program, gifted...etc.) position, I could teach that.
> My principal would never let me, but honestly, our former teacher leader was
> a reading teacher, and she taught it.
It used to be that way in my area of CA but it's not now...at least in my
district. I can only speak about MY experience in MY district.
> There is also some kind of thing (not sure how it works) when you get tenured
> (after your 4th year in my district) that if they cut your job, you can take
> the job of someone non-tenured, even if it is out of your certification.
> Also there are all kinds of emergency certifications a district can allow for
> a person if they desperately need someone to fill the spot.
> So there you go...misinformation in a nutshell!!!