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Harvey, Lorenzo Dow, 1848-1922 / Report of the commissioner appointed by the legislature in 1899 to investigate and report upon the methods of proceedure in this and other states and countries in giving instruction in manual training and in the theory and art of agriculture in the public schools
(1901)

Examinations for teachers' state certificates and for the county superintendent's cerficate PDF (996.2 KB)



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  Times and Places.- The examination for teachers' state certificates will
be held as fol-
  lows for 1902:
  August 12, 13, 14, 15, 1902, High School Building, Madison.
  December 29, 30, 31, 1902, and January 1, 1903, High School Building, 3fadison.
  The examinations for County Superintendent's Certificates will be held
as follows:
  June 30 and July 1, 2, 3, 1902, Ryan High School Building, Appleton, Wis.,
at the High
School Building in Eau Claire, Wis., and the High School Building in Ma1ison.
  August 12, 13, 14, 15, 1902, High School Building, Madison.
  December 29, 30, 31,1902, and January 1, 193, High School Building, Madison.
  Board of Examiners.-Supt. C. F. Viebahm, Watrtown, Chairman; Albert Hardy,
Platteville; Dr. J. W. Stearns, Madison.
  Reports.- As soon as practicable after the examinations, the standing of
applicants will
be determined and reported to the State Superintendent, and a statemenl giving
results of
such examinations will be sent from his office to each candidate. Notice
of omissions or ap-
parent errors should be addressed to the State Superintendent.
  Concessions.- The requirements of the examiners are absolute, and no material
modifica-
tions of them should be asked in individual cases.             I
  Stationery.- Stationery needed will be furnished by the Board of Exan iners.
  Character of the Examinations for Teachers' State Certificates.-"The
following list
shows the branches in which candidates will be examined. The minimum standing
required
in each branch is 65, and the minimum average standing required for a certificate
is 75.
1. ELEMENTARY BRAtCHEB required for the limited (five years) certificate:
Reading,
orthoepy, orthography, writing, English grammar, arithmetic, geograpybY U.
S. history,
algebra, geometry, civil government. theory and art of te… h-ing physiJ
l. O   ZJUeiJi
lt'Qrat11r$4ietorical), mental science, manual of the course of study for
common schools,
elarsoo&w Aiftriculture, American and English literature, English compotition
and English
history.
  I1 ADVANCED BRANCHES required in addition to the preceding for the unlimited
eer-
  tificate: Botany, zoology, political economy, general history, history
of education, *geology,
  *chemistry, *astronomy, tEnglish literature (critical), t Latin.
  Experience-Moral Character.-To obtain the limited certificate, the candidate
must have
taught successfully at least twelve months; and to obtain the unlimited certificate,
he must
have taught successfully at least twenty four months. Satisfactory evideloce
of moral char-
acter and successful teaching are required for which the candidate must furnish
to the Board
acceptable references.
  Time Limits.- Candidates for limited certificates will be allowed trials
at three consecj-
tive sessions of the Board of Examiners in which to complete the examination;
but if three
trials are taken, the standings obtained previous to the third trial must
be above the minimum
average, or must be brought up by re-examination at the third trial.
  Candidates holding the limited certificate will be allowed trials at any
two consecutive
sessions of the Board of Examiners during the validity of the certificate
held, in which to
complete the examination for a life certificate. Candidates for the life
certificate who hold
normal school certificates, will be required to pass examinations in algebra
and geometry in
addition to the studies listed under I.
  Within the times herein fixed, re-examinations will not be required uponi
branches in which
a satisfactory standing han been attained.
  Persons who hold a county superintendent's certificate may within one year
from its date
secure a limited state certificate bypassing the examinations in English
Literature and
Mental Science.
Selecting Examinations.- Candidates are advised not to attempt to pass all
the examina-
tions at one session, but to distribute their work so as to write in not
more than one branch
m any half day. That this may be done, the program of examinations remains
unchanged
froml year to year.
Suggestions for Preparation.... For the guidance of those who desire t4 review
any of the
studies before examination, or are making original preparation in them  the
follow-
   The candidate may elect any one of these three branches.
   ile candidate may elect either of these branches


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