††††† 16 KAR 9:030. Professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education.
††††† RELATES TO: KRS 161.020, 161.028, 161.030, 161.048
††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 161.028, 161.030, 161.048
††††† NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.048 establishes the eligibility requirements for a candidate seeking to participate in an alternative teacher preparation program. This administrative regulation establishes the requirements for and renewal of the professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education.
††††† Section 1. Prerequisites. (1)(a) An eligible candidate who meets the requirements of KRS 161.048(4)(a) and (b) shall be issued a statement of eligibility for the professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education valid for five (5) years.
††††† (b) Application for the statement of eligibility for the professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education shall be made on Form TC-194.
††††† (2) Upon confirmation of employment in an assignment for the grade level and specialization identified on the statement of eligibility, a provisional teaching certificate shall be issued.
††††† (3) Upon successful completion of the Kentucky Teacher Internship Program as provided in KRS 161.030 and 16 KAR 7:010, the professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education shall be issued, valid for an additional four (4) years.
††††† Section 2. Renewal. Each five (5) year renewal of the professional certificate for college faculty: secondary education, shall require:
††††† (1) Three (3) years of successful classroom teaching experience; or
††††† (2) Six (6) semester hours of additional graduate credit.
††††† Section 3. Equivalent College Teaching Experience. (1) Ninety (90) semester credit hours taught at the postsecondary level at a regionally- or nationally-accredited institution of higher education shall be accepted as the equivalent of five (5) years of full-time teaching experience.
††††† (2) The ninety (90) hours of college teaching experience may:
††††† (a) Be accumulated at more than one (1) institution of higher education; and
††††† (b) Include part-time teaching or adjunct teaching positions.
††††† (3)(a) A full-time faculty memberís experience at a regionally- or nationally-accredited institution of higher education may include the following activities in lieu of regular full-time teaching experience as established in subsection (1) of this section:
††††† 1. Action research;
††††† 2. Service to the P-12 schools; or
††††† 3. Other activities undertaken as part of a full-time faculty memberís assigned responsibilities at the institution of higher education.
††††† (b) The head of the faculty memberís unit shall verify the validity of the experiences or responsibilities in this subsection in lieu of regular full-time teaching load on a per semester basis.
††††† Section 4. Incorporation by Reference. (1) Form TC-194, revised 3/2001, is incorporated by reference.
††††† (2) This material may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at the Education Professional Standards Board, 100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor, Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (23 Ky.R. 3459; Am. 3768; eff. 5-12-97; 28 Ky.R. 1497; 1828; eff. 2-11-2002; recodified from 704 KAR 20:555, 7-2-2002.)