Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. It is very interesting to know that it was named after Louis XIV, King of France from 1643 to 1715. He named it La Louisiane, meaning “Land of Louis”.

The state offers a beautiful, attractive climate throughout the year for the visitors. The tourist, like you prefer to travel and enjoy in the welcoming atmosphere.

Apart from natural beauty, the state is also rich in education. It offers many schools and colleges for learning. After gaining your graduation degree, you can start up your career in this field as a tutor which is advantageous for you in all ways.

You need to fulfill the basic course requirement to be a successful teacher.

What are the general requirements for being a teacher?

For attaining your teaching credential, you will have to entire the suitable amount of undergraduate coursework and standardized examination, as well as an accredited certification program.

It issues three levels of teacher certification:

· The commencement Level 1 Professional Certificate is valid for three years.

· The Level 2 Professional Certificate which is renewable every five years. It is issued to teachers with at least three years of experience who have passed the Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program.

· The Level 3 Professional Certificate is concerned to teachers with five years of experience in their area of certification who have passed the Louisiana Teacher Assistance and Assessment Program and completed a Master’s degree.

Prerequisite coursework

It requires a certification area of spotlight, education coursework, field experience and student teaching. It requires 180 hours of field experiences, and one semester of student teaching or internship in a school as part of any teacher preparation program.

Required Tests

The majority states require tests to show competency in Basic Skills as well as in the desired Subject Area. Louisiana requires the Pre Professional Skills Test for Basic Skills, and the Praxis II: Subject Tests and Praxis II Principles of Learning and Teaching for Subject Area competence.

For more details visit the following site http://teach.com/states/become-a-teacher-in-louisiana.

What is the alternative way for achieving teacher’s certification?

The Graduates of accredited colleges or universities whose bachelor’s degree was not in education, and who have not yet earned a traditional teaching certificate, you can still receive an alternative teaching certificate by satisfying certain requirements.

You will find several routes to a Practitioner License which can allow a teacher to work in the classroom for up to three years (with annual renewal) while they complete an approved licensing program. The Master’s Degree Alternate Certification Program requires 33 to 39 credit hours combined with teaching. The Certification-Only program can be completed face-to-face or online and does not require a full-time commitment. It does require 80 contact hours of classroom readiness training.

Are you finding to make a difference and easier way?

Registering in an online teacher certification program can help you meet state certification requirements and give you the skills to connect with your students.

For the details, you click on to the given website http://www.wgu.edu/wgu/tc_state_info/online_teaching_degree_louisiana.

Strayer University, MetairieMetairieLA70005Online
Baton Rouge Community CollegeBaton RougeLA70806Campus
Bossier Parish Community College, Bossier CityBossier CityLA71111Campus
Centenary College of LouisianaShreveportLA71104Campus
Delgado Community CollegeNew OrleansLA70119Campus
Grambling State UniversityGramblingLA71245Campus
Louisiana CollegePinevilleLA71360Campus
Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical CollegeBaton RougeLA70803Campus
Louisiana State University at AlexandriaAlexandriaLA71302Campus
Louisiana State University, ShreveportShreveportLA71115Campus
Louisiana Tech UniversityRustonLA71272Campus
Louisiana Technical College, Baton Rouge CampusBaton RougeLA70805Campus
Loyola University, New OrleansNew OrleansLA70118Campus
McNeese State UniversityLake CharlesLA70609Campus
Nicholls State UniversityThibodauxLA70301Campus
Northwestern State University of LouisianaNatchitochesLA71457Campus
Nunez Community CollegeChalmetteLA70043Campus
Our Lady of Holy Cross CollegeNew OrleansLA70131Campus
River Parishes Community College, Technical Education CenterSorrentoLA70778Campus
South Louisiana Community CollegeLafayetteLA70506Campus
Southeastern Louisiana UniversityHammondLA70402Campus
Southeastern University, WashingtonHammondLA70402Campus
Southern University and A & M CollegeBaton RougeLA70813Campus
Southern University at New OrleansNew OrleansLA70126Campus
Southern University at ShreveportShreveportLA71107Campus
Tulane UniversityNew OrleansLA70118Campus
University of Louisiana, LafayetteLafayetteLA70504Campus
University of Louisiana, MonroeMonroeLA71209Campus
University of New Orleans, LakefrontNew OrleansLA70148Campus
Xavier University of LouisianaNew OrleansLA70125Campus


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