16 KAR 9:020. Provisional certificate for college faculty

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/016/009/020.htm
Published: 2015

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      16 KAR 9:020.

Provisional certificate for college faculty.



161.020, 161.028, 161.030, 161.1211


KRS 161.028, 161.030


AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.020, 161.028 and 161.030 require 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 and approved by the Education Professional Standards

Board. This administrative regulation establishes the provisional certificate

for college faculty and the requirements for obtaining and maintaining this



      Section 1. (1) The

provisional certificate for college faculty shall be issued for a specific

teaching or administrative assignment in a school district for a period not

exceeding one (1) year to college faculty on recommendation of the:

      (a) Local school

district superintendent; and

      (b) The head of the

faculty member's unit at the institution of higher education at which the

faculty member is employed.

      (2) Application for

the provisional certificate for college faculty shall be made on Form TC-1.

      (3) Only regular,

full-time faculty at a regionally- or nationally-accredited institution of

higher education with at least one (1) year of teaching experience at the

college level shall be eligible for this certification.

      (4) The faculty

member shall hold either a:

      (a) Doctoral degree;


      (b) Master's degree

and documented expertise in the specific teaching or administrative assignment.

      (5) The building

principal or other appropriate administrator in the local district in which the

faculty member serves shall supervise and evaluate the certified faculty



      Section 2. The

salary rank of the college faculty certified under this administrative

regulation shall be determined in accordance with KRS 161.1211 at the rank

corresponding to the degree held by the teacher.


      Section 3. (1) The

provisional certificate for college faculty may be renewed upon recommendation

of the local school superintendent and the appropriate college or university

unit head for one (1) additional one (1) year period.

      (2) College faculty who

desire to continue teaching in the P-12 schools beyond the two (2) year

validity of the provisional certificate established in this administrative

regulation may qualify for a professional certificate issued under KRS

161.048(4) and 16 KAR 9:030.


      Section 4. Teaching

experience acquired while serving in a teaching assignment with a certificate

issued under the provisions of this administrative regulation shall not be used

to satisfy the beginning teacher testing and internship requirements.


      Section 5. Incorporation by

Reference. (1) Form TC-1, revised 7/2001, 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. (15 Ky.R. 2465; Am. 16 Ky.R. 1944; eff. 3-8-90; 28 Ky.R. 1496; eff.

2-11-2002; recodified from 704 KAR 20:550, 7-2-2002.)