704 KAR 3:470. Ranking of certified school personnel.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS 157.390

      STATUTORY AUTHORITY: KRS 156.160, 157.390

      NECESSITY, FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 157.390 authorizes the Kentucky Board of Education to adopt administrative regulations to classify teachers in rank. This administrative regulation defines the process and standards for the classification of teachers in rank for purposes of the state teacher salary schedule.

 

      Section 1. (1) The ranks for certified school personnel shall meet the standards and requirements set by the Education Professional Standards Board in 704 KAR Chapter 20 for issuance and renewal of certification in accord with KRS 161.028(1).

      (2) The collegiate preparation required for the classification of certified school personnel in ranks shall be completed in a college or university which meets standards established by the Education Professional Standards Board in 704 KAR Chapter 20.

      (3) The standards for approval of "equivalent" preparation at any level shall be those established in 704 KAR Chapter 20 by the Education Professional Standards Board.

 

      Section 2. (1) It shall be the responsibility of each certified professional seeking a change in rank to document completion of the approved program by application to the Education Professional Standards Board.

      (2) Each certified school district employee shall place on file with the employing school district the certificate identifying the rank of qualifications.

      (3) For purposes of the state teacher salary schedule the rank of each certified school employee shall be determined by the certificate on file in the local school district. (22 Ky.R. 152; eff. 9-7-95.)