Training materials for Educator Certification Advisors
Educator Certification Advisors are critical in the certification process of an educator. Certification Advisors serve as the liaison to the presbytery, the Educator Certification Committee, and the educator. Certification Advisors also serve in an advocacy role with local church sessions and, occasionally, with the presbytery.
Educator Certification Handbook
The Educator Certification Handbook provides the standards and specific steps of the certification process as designated by the Educator Certification Committee. Designed for use by the Educator Certification Advisors appointed by presbyteries to support educators through the process, it is available here.
Online training for Certification Advisors
Become more familiar with the role of a Certification Advisor and the expectations therein by participating in this online experience. You can expect to find out more about the relationship between the advisor, the educator, the reference group, the presbytery and the Educator Certification Committee, while also becoming more familiar with the steps of the certification process and how the advisor is involved in each step. Please be aware that this experience is currently being updated to reflect recent changes.
The component includes two quizzes to test your knowledge and is designed to allow you to visit it often to refresh yourself. Just remember to turn on the volume of your computer as there is an audio track. Get started.
Online training for Educator Certification Reference Groups
Reference Group members are critical in the exam phase of the educator certification process. Not only do they provide much needed support but they are also the first readers of the exam prior to its submission. Certification Advisors are encouraged to send a link to this training to reference members as soon as they are on board to assist them in understanding their role in the process and the expectations involved. Get started.