16 KAR 3:030. Professional certificate for directors and assistant directors of pupil personnel

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Published: 2015

      16 KAR 3:030. Professional certificate for directors

and assistant directors of pupil personnel.

 

      RELATES TO: KRS

159.080, 161.020, 161.028, 161.030

      STATUTORY

AUTHORITY: KRS 161.028

      NECESSITY,

FUNCTION, AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.020 requires that teachers and other

professional school personnel hold certificates of legal qualifications for

their respective positions to be issued upon completion of programs of

preparation prescribed by the Education Professional Standards Board.

Additionally, teacher education institutions are required to be approved for

offering the preparation programs corresponding to particular certificates on

the basis of standards and procedures established by the Education Professional

Standards Board. This administrative regulation establishes the preparation and

certification program for director of pupil personnel services, and establishes

the requirements for a probationary certificate if a person holding certificate

for director of pupil personnel services is not available.

 

      Section 1.

Definitions. (1) "Level I" means the standards-based program of

studies designed for minimal preparation to serve in the position of director

and assistant director of pupil personnel.

      (2) "Level

II" means the standards-based program of studies to attain the first five

(5) year renewal of the certificate for the position of director or assistant

director pupil personnel.

      (3)

"Qualified applicant" means an applicant who holds the appropriate

certification as a director of pupil personnel services unless the

superintendent of the employing school district has documented evidence that

the applicant is unsuitable for appointment.

 

      Section 2. (1) The

professional certificate for director of pupil personnel services shall be

issued in accordance with the pertinent Kentucky statutes and this

administrative regulation to an applicant who has completed the approved

program of preparation which corresponds to the certificate at a teacher

education institution approved under the standards and procedures included in

16 KAR 5:010.

      (2) As

prerequisites for the Level I program of preparation for the initial

professional certificate for director of pupil personnel services, the

candidate shall:

      (a) Have been

admitted to a preparation program approved by the Education Professional

Standards Board pursuant to 16 KAR 5:010;

      (b) Have completed

three (3) years of full-time teaching experience;

      (c) Have completed

the master's degree; and

      (d) Qualify for a

Kentucky teaching certificate.

      (3) Application

for the professional certificate for director of pupil personnel services shall

be made on Form TC-1.

      (4) The initial

professional certificate for director of pupil personnel services shall be:

      a. Issued for a

duration period of five (5) years upon the successful completion of a Level I

program approved by the Education Professional Standards Board pursuant to 16

KAR 5:010; and

      (b) Renewed

subsequently for five (5) year periods.

      1. The first

renewal shall require the completion of a Level II program approved by the Education

Professional Standards Board pursuant to 16 KAR 5:010.

      2. Each five (5)

year renewal thereafter shall require the completion of:

      a. Two (2) years

of experience as a director of pupil personnel services;

      b. Three (3)

semester hours of additional graduate credit or the equivalent related to the

position of director of pupil personnel services; or

      c. Forty-two (42)

hours of approved training selected from programs approved for the Kentucky

Effective Leadership Training Program provided in KRS 156.101.

      (5) If a lapse in

certification occurs for lack of completion of the Level II preparation, the

certification may be reissued for a five (5) year period upon successful

completion of the Level II preparation, but for the lack of the renewal

requirements, the certificate may be reissued after the completion of an

additional six (6) semester hours of graduate study or the equivalent appropriate

to the program.

 

      Section 3.

Graduate level credit earned in the Level I and Level II preparation program

identified in Section 2 of this administrative regulation shall be eligible for

consideration of Rank I classification pursuant to 16 KAR 8:010, "Plan

I" or "Plan II".

 

      Section 4. (1) If

a qualified applicant for director of pupil personnel services is not available

as attested by the local school superintendent, the superintendent, on behalf

of the local board of education, may request a one (1) year probationary

certificate for a director of pupil personnel services who has:

      (a) A valid

Kentucky classroom teaching certificate;

      (b) A master's

degree;

      (c) Three (3)

years of successful teaching experience; and

      (d) Been admitted

to the preparation program for the professional certificate for director of

Pupil Personnel services.

      (2) Application

for the one (1) year probationary certificate for a director of pupil personnel

services shall be made on Form TC-40.

      (3) Each annual

renewal of the probationary certificate for director of pupil personnel

services shall require completion of an additional nine (9) semester hours

selected from the approved program.

 

      Section 5. A

preparation program for the certificate for director of pupil personnel

services shall be consistent with the six (6) standards included in

"Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards for School

Leaders" and the six (6) standards included in "Technology Standards

for School Administrators" found in 16 KAR 3:050, Section 3, and

incorporated by reference.

 

      Section 6.

Incorporation by Reference. (1) The following material is incorporated by

reference:

      (a)

"Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium Standards for School

Leaders", November 2, 1996;

      (b) "Form

TC-1, rev. 10/02";

      (c) "Form

TC-40, rev. 10/03"; and

      (d)

"Technology Standards for School Administrators", 2001, Collaborative

for Technology Standards for School Administrators.

      (2) This material

may be inspected, copied, or obtained, subject to applicable copyright law, at

the Education Professional Standards Board, 100 Airport Road, Third Floor,

Frankfort, Kentucky 40601, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (16 Ky.R.

679; eff. 12-6-89; Am. 22 Ky.R. 1896; 2301; eff. 6-6-96; 27 Ky.R. 860; 1474;

eff. 12-21-2000; Recodified from 704 KAR 20:540, 7-2-02; 30 Ky.R. 1323; 1758;

eff. 1-23-04.)
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