16 KAR 9:020.
Provisional certificate for college faculty.
RELATES TO: KRS
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.)