TO: Superintendents and Other Interested Parties
FROM: Credentialing
DATE: 4/4/2022
SUBJECT: CRITICAL SHORTAGE LIST (effective 4/4/2022 until replaced by a new list)


The Department of Education has completed an analysis of the teacher supply and demand in NH. Based on the results of a survey and other data available to the Department, the following endorsements have been identified as critical shortage areas and are available under the Site-Based Licensing Plan.

NOTE: per RSA 189:39a “Notwithstanding a determination of critical staffing shortage made by the department of education, a superintendent, with the approval of the local school board, may determine that a critical staffing shortage exists in one or more specific teaching areas within the school district. The department of education shall be notified of any critical staffing shortages which have been determined in a school district within 30 days of such determination.”

 

Educational Specialists:
School Counselor
School Psychologist
School Social Worker
School Speech-Language Specialist

Instructional Specialists:
Elementary Mathematics Specialist (K-6)
Reading and Writing Specialist

Teachers:

Endorsements marked with * require current licensure in Special Education Teacher

Comprehensive Business Education
Comprehensive Family & Consumer Science
Early Childhood Special Education (N-3)
Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities*
English (5-12)
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Health Education
Life Science (7-12)
Mathematics, Middle Level (to Algebra I/Integrated I)
Mathematics, Upper Level (Pre-Algebra to AP Math)
Music Education
Physical Education
Physical Science (7-12)
Reading and Writing Teacher
Science (5-8)
Social Studies (5-12)
Special Education Teacher
Technology and Engineering Teacher
Visual Arts Education
World Languages Teacher (French, Spanish)

 

Previous Critical Shortage List

TO: Superintendents and Other Interested Parties
FROM: Credentialing
DATE: 8/5/2019
SUBJECT: CRITICAL SHORTAGE LIST (effective 8/5/2019 until replaced by a new list)


The Department of Education has completed an analysis of the teacher supply and demand in NH. Based on the results of a survey and other data available to the Department, the following endorsements have been identified as critical shortage areas and are available under the Site-Based Licensing Plan.

NOTE: per RSA 189:39a “Notwithstanding a determination of critical staffing shortage made by the department of education, a superintendent, with the approval of the local school board, may determine that a critical staffing shortage exists in one or more specific teaching areas within the school district. The department of education shall be notified of any critical staffing shortages which have been determined in a school district within 30 days of such determination.”

Administrators:
Assistant Superintendent
Associate Principal
Business Administrator
Career and Technical Education Director
Curriculum Administrator
Special Education Administrator
School Counseling Director

Educational Specialists:
Library Media Coordinator
School Counselor
School Psychologist
School Social Worker
School Speech-Language Specialist

Instructional Specialists:
Digital Learning Specialist
Elementary Mathematics Specialist (K-6)
Library Media Specialist
Reading and Writing Specialist

Teachers:

Endorsements marked with * require current licensure in Special Education Teacher

Blind and Vision Disabilities
Chemistry (7-12)
Comprehensive Agriculture
Comprehensive Business Education
Comprehensive Family & Consumer Science
Comprehensive Marketing
Comprehensive Technology Education
Computer Science
Dance
Deaf and Hearing Disabilities
Early Childhood Special Education (N-3)
Earth and Space Science (7-12)
Emotional and Behavioral Disabilities*
English (5-8) and (5-12)
English for Speakers of Other Languages
Health Education
Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities*
Life Science (7-12)
Mathematics, Middle Level (to Algebra I/Integrated I)
Mathematics, Upper Level (Pre-Algebra to AP Math)
Music Education
Physical Education
Physical Science (7-12)
Physics (7-12)
Reading and Writing Teacher
Science (5-8)
Social Studies (5-8) and (5-12)
Special Education Teacher (formerly General Special Education)
Specific Learning Disabilities*
Theatre
Visual Arts Education
World Languages Teacher (Classical/Modern/ASL)
Career and Technical Education Specialty Areas

Other:
Educational Interpreter/Transliterator

 

Early Childhood Education (N-3) has been removed from the Critical Shortage List as of 10/5/2020.