16 KAR 4:050. Dating of certification.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 161.020, 161.028, 161.030

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 161.028, 161.030

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.020 requires professional school personnel to hold a certificate of legal qualifications for the position. This administrative regulation establishes the effective and expiration dates for certification.

 

      Section 1. (1) The effective date for statements of eligibility, certificates, and certificates issued for internship shall be determined in accordance with Sections 2, 3, and 4 of this administrative regulation.

      (2) The calendar year of the effective date shall be the base year. The year of expiration shall be determined by adding the years of duration to the base year in accordance with the applicable certification administrative regulation in KAR Title 16.

 

      Section 2. Statements of Eligibility. (1) A statement of eligibility shall be issued to become effective on July 1 provided all requirements are completed on any date from July 1 to September 1 inclusive and to expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

      (2) If requirements for a statement of eligibility are completed at the close of the spring semester of an academic year, the statement of eligibility shall become effective from the date all requirements are completed and to expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

      (3) If requirements are completed on any date after September 1 up to and including the close of the fall semester, the statement of eligibility shall become effective from the date all requirements are completed. The statement of eligibility shall expire on December 31 of the last year of duration.

      (4) If requirements are completed after the beginning of the spring semester and before the close of the spring semester, the statement shall become effective from the date all requirements are completed. The statement of eligibility shall expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

 

      Section 3. Certificates. (1) A certificate shall be issued to become effective on July 1 provided all requirements are completed on any date from July 1 to September 1 inclusive and to expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

      (2) If requirements for a certificate are completed after the beginning of the spring semester and before July 1, the certificate shall become effective from the date all requirements are completed and to expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

      (3) If requirements are completed after September 1 up to and including the close of the fall semester, the certificate shall be dated to become effective from the date all requirements are completed. The certificate shall expire on June 30 of the last year of duration.

 

      Section 4. Certificates Issued for Internship. (1) Certificates for the internship shall be issued for the fall and spring semester of the school year provided the confirmation of employment is received in the Office of Teacher Education and Certification in sufficient time for the applicant to complete seventy (70) days during the semester or 140 days during the school year.

      (2) In the event a person is employed during the fall semester but cannot complete the year of internship of 140 days, the internship may be established for one (1) semester and the certification shall become effective the date the confirmation of employment is received in the Office of Teacher Education and Certification.

      (3) A certificate may be issued only when seventy (70) days exists to establish an internship. (22 Ky.R. 153; eff. 9-7-95; recodified from 704 KAR 20:056, 7-2-2002.)