The Structured Guidance & Supports (SG&S) process is one path for completing the Competency Review. The Competency Review is the mechanism for determining whether a candidate has met the subject matter knowledge requirements for a license in a field for which there is no subject matter knowledge test. The SG&S process is a performance-based assessment for a teacher licensure candidate that includes:
The SG&S process and assessment takes place over a 150-hour field-based experience.
These SG&S Guidelines provide a description of the required process, including information about the performance rubrics, sources of evidence, and the portfolio that must be compiled as documentation of the process.
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