16 KAR 9:050. Alternative training program eligibility requirements for middle school and secondary school teachers

Link to law: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/kar/016/009/050.htm
Published: 2015

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      16 KAR 9:050.

Alternative training program eligibility requirements for middle school and

secondary school teachers.



161.028(1)(a), (c), 161.030, 161.048(3), 161.049


KRS 161.028(1)(a), (c), 161.030, 161.048(3)


AND CONFORMITY: KRS 161.048(3) establishes the basic eligibility requirements

for candidates seeking to participate in a local district alternative training

program. This administrative regulation establishes the minimum scores required

on certain tests and establishes the study or experience required of



      Section 1. The

district superintendent shall be responsible for development, submission and

implementation of the district plan required by KRS 161.048(3). The plan shall

be signed by:

      (1)(a) The district

superintendent; or

      (b) If the plan is

submitted by a consortium, each superintendent involved in the consortium; and

      (2) The dean of the

teacher education unit at the sponsoring college or university.


      Section 2. The alternative

training program for middle school teachers and for secondary school teachers

shall include the district plan, professional support team, formal instruction,

training for the candidate, training for the support team, informal observation

and critique, formal observation and evaluation, evaluation report of

candidate, program evaluation, and appeals process as required by 16 KAR 9:060.


      Section 3. Prerequisites for

Participation. (1) A candidate shall provide evidence of compliance with KRS

161.048(3) to participate in a state-approved local district alternative

training program for middle school or secondary school teachers.

      (2) A candidate seeking eligibility to

take a subject field test based on experience in the subject field pursuant to

KRS 161.048(3)(b) shall submit documentation of the candidate's employment

history, including a position description that shows a direct relationship to

the subject matter of the candidate’s teaching field for:

      (a) The candidate’s current position; or

      (b) If the candidate is currently

unemployed, the position held immediately prior to application for entry to the

alternative training program.


      Section 4. Issuance

of Provisional Certificate. A provisional certificate shall be reissued for a

second year if the candidate is:

      (1) Recommended for

reentry to an alternative training program; and

      (2) Employed by a

district for participation in its approved training program.

      (3) Teachers holding

the one (1) year provisional certificate and participating in an approved alternative

training program established in 16 KAR 9:060 shall be classified in Rank IV for

salary purposes.


      Section 5.

Completion of Training Program. Upon successfully completing the alternative

training program and the specialty area tests as established in 16 KAR 6:010,

and upon receiving a recommendation of approval by the professional support

team, the candidate shall be issued a statement of eligibility for

participation in the Kentucky teacher internship program established in KRS

161.030 and implemented through 16 KAR 7:010. (18 Ky.R. 221; eff. 9-6-91; Am.

26 Ky.R. 1038; 1417; eff. 1-18-2000; recodified from 704 KAR 20:590, 7-2-2002.)