Notice of Intended Action

Coursework for out-of-state applicants; dance endorsement; license renewal for applicant with specialist’s or doctor’s degree, 13.5, 13.28, 18.6, 20.6, 20.9, 27.5

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EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD[282]

Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to license issuance

and renewal and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Board of Educational Examiners hereby proposes to amend Chapter 13, "Issuance of Teacher Licenses and Endorsements," Chapter 18, "Issuance of Administrator Licenses and Endorsements," Chapter 20, "Renewals," and Chapter 27, "Issuance of Professional Service Licenses," Iowa Administrative Code.

Legal Authority for Rule Making

This rule making is proposed under the authority provided in Iowa Code section 272.2.

State or Federal Law Implemented

This rule making implements, in whole or in part, Iowa Code section 272.2.

Purpose and Summary

The proposed amendments eliminate coursework deficiencies for some out-of-state applicants, provide language for a new dance endorsement to align with fine arts standards, and adjust the renewal requirements for an applicant who holds a specialist's or doctor's degree.

Fiscal Impact

This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.

Jobs Impact

After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.

Waivers

Any person who believes that the application of the discretionary provisions of this rule making would result in hardship or injustice to that person may petition the Board for a waiver of the discretionary provisions, if any, pursuant to 282—Chapter 6.

Public Comment

Any interested person may submit written comments concerning this proposed rule making. Written comments in response to this rule making must be received by the Board no later than 4:30 p.m. on April 20, 2018. Comments should be directed to:

Kim Cunningham

Board of Educational Examiners

Grimes State Office Building

400 East 14th Street and Grand Avenue

Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0147

Fax: 515.281.7669

Email: kim.cunningham@iowa.gov

Public Hearing

A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:

April 18, 2018

Room 3 Southwest

1 p.m.

Grimes State Office Building

Des Moines, Iowa

Persons who wish to make oral comments at the public hearing may be asked to state their names for the record and to confine their remarks to the subject of this proposed rule making.

Any persons who intend to attend a public hearing and have special requirements, such as those related to hearing or mobility impairments, should contact the Board and advise of specific needs by calling the office of the Executive Director at 515.281.5849.

Review by Administrative Rules Review Committee

The Administrative Rules Review Committee, a bipartisan legislative committee which oversees rule making by executive branch agencies, may, on its own motion or on written request by any individual or group, review this rule making at its regular monthly meeting or at a special meeting. The Committee's meetings are open to the public, and interested persons may be heard as provided in Iowa Code section 17A.8(6).

The following rule-making actions are proposed:

Item 1. Amend rule 282—13.5(272) as follows:

282—13.5(272) Teacher licenses. A license may be issued to applicants an applicant who fulfill fulfills the general requirements set out in subrule 13.5(1) and the specific requirements set out for each license.

13.5(1) No change.

13.5(2) Applicants from non-Iowa institutions.

a. No change.

b. In addition to the requirements set forth in subrule 13.5(1), applicants an applicant from a non-Iowa institutions institution:

(1) and (2) No change.

(3)Shall provide an official institutional transcript(s) to be analyzed for the requirements necessary for Iowa licensure. An applicant must have completed at least 75 percent of the coursework as outlined in 281—subrules 79.15(2) to 79.15(5) and an endorsement requirement through a two- or four-year institution in order for the endorsement to be included on the license. An applicant who has not completed at least 75 percent of the coursework for at least one of the basic Iowa teaching endorsements completed will not be issued a license. Applicants An applicant seeking a board of educational examiners transcript review must have achieved a C- grade or higher in the courses that will be considered for licensure. An applicant who has met the coursework requirements in this subrule will not be subject to coursework deficiency requirements if the applicant provides verification of ten years of successful teaching experience or if the applicant provides verification of five years of successful experience and a master's degree.

(4) to (6) No change.

c. to e. No change.

13.5(3) No change.

Item 2. Amend rule 282—13.28(272) as follows:

282—13.28(272) Minimum content requirements for teaching endorsements.

13.28(1) to 13.28(13) No change.

13.28(14) Physical education.

a. K-8. Completion of 24 semester hours in physical education to include coursework in human anatomy, human physiology, movement education, adaptive physical education, personal wellness, human growth and development of children related to physical education, and first aid and emergency care. A current certificate of CPR training is required in addition to the coursework requirements.

b. 5-12. Completion of 24 semester hours in physical education to include coursework in human anatomy, kinesiology, human physiology, human growth and development related to maturational and motor learning, adaptive physical education, curriculum and administration of physical education, personal wellness, and first aid and emergency care. A current certificate of CPR training is required in addition to the coursework requirements.

c. K-12 dance endorsement. For holders of the K-12 dance endorsement, completion of 12 credits of physical education to include human anatomy, personal wellness, curriculum and administration of physical education, and first aid and emergency care. A current certificate of CPR training is required in addition to the coursework requirements.

13.28(15) to 13.28(35) No change.

13.28(36) Dance. K-12.

a. Completion of 24 semester hours in dance to include coursework in dance performance and technique (to include at least four styles of dance), dance history, dance choreography, dance improvisation, dance production, human growth and development related to motor learning, and kinesiology.

b. For holders of the K-8 or 5-12 physical education endorsement, completion of 12 semester hours of dance to include coursework in dance performance and technique (to include at least four styles of dance), choreography, improvisation, dance history, and dance production.

c. The dance methods course shall minimally include pedagogy, curriculum, assessment, differentiation, and adaptive techniques for special needs students in dance.

Item 3. Amend rule 282—18.6(272) as follows:

282—18.6(272) Specific requirements for an administrator prepared out of state. An applicant seeking Iowa licensure who completes an administrator preparation program from a recognized non-Iowa institution shall verify the requirements of rules 282—18.1(272) and 282—18.4(272) through traditional course-based preparation program and transcript review. A recognized non-Iowa administrator preparation institution is one that is state-approved and is accredited by the regional accrediting agency for the territory in which the institution is located. Applicants must hold and submit a copy of a valid or expired regular administrator certificate or license in the state in which the preparation was completed, exclusive of a temporary, emergency or substitute license or certificate.

18.6(1) Administrator exchange license. A one-year nonrenewable administrator exchange license may be issued to an individual who has not met any of the following requirements:

a. Professional core requirements. The applicant has not completed all of the required courses in the professional core in 281—subrules 79.15(2) and 79.15(3) and 281—paragraphs 79.15(5)"a" to "k."

b. a.Endorsement requirements. The applicant has not completed a minimum of 75 percent of the coursework for the PK-12 principal and PK-12 supervisor of special education endorsement, and any additional administrator endorsements desired.

c. b.Regular administrator certificate or license in the state in which the preparation was completed. The applicant is eligible for and has applied for a regular administrator certificate or license in the state in which the preparation was completed but has not yet received the certificate or license.

d. c.Approved evaluator training requirement. The applicant has not completed the approved evaluator training requirement.

18.6(2) No change.

Item 4. Amend rule 282—20.6(272) as follows:

282—20.6(272) Specific renewal requirements for a master educator license.

20.6(1) No change.

20.6(2) Four units are needed for renewal. For an applicant who also holds a specialist's or doctor's degree, two units are needed for renewal. These units may be earned in any combination listed below:

a. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which leads toward the completion of a planned master's, specialist's, or doctor's degree program.

b. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate or undergraduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which adds greater depth/breadth to present endorsements held.

c. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which leads to completion of requirements for an endorsement not currently held.

d. One unit may be earned upon completion of each licensure renewal course or activity approved through guidelines established by the board of educational examiners.

e. Four units may be earned upon successful completion of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification. This certification may be used one time for either the standard or master educator license. Four units may also be earned for each National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification renewal and may be used toward the subsequent renewal of either the standard or master educator license.

f. One unit may be earned upon the successful completion of an individualized professional development plan as verified by the supervising licensed evaluator.

Item 5. Amend rule 282—20.9(272) as follows:

282—20.9(272) Specific renewal requirements for an administrator license.

20.9(1) No change.

20.9(2) Four units are needed for renewal. For an applicant who also holds a specialist's or doctor's degree, two units are needed for renewal. These units may be earned in any combination listed below.:

a. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which leads toward the completion of a planned specialist's or doctor's degree program.

b. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate or undergraduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which adds greater depth/breadth to present endorsements held.

c. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which leads to completion of requirements for an administrator endorsement not currently held.

d. One unit may be earned upon completion of each licensure renewal course or activity approved through guidelines established by the board of educational examiners.

e. One unit may be earned upon the successful completion of an individualized professional development plan as verified by the supervising licensed evaluator, or in the case of a superintendent, as verified by the school board president.

20.9(3) No change.

Item 6. Amend rule 282—27.5(272) as follows:

282—27.5(272) Specific renewal requirements for the standard professional service license.

27.5(1) No change.

27.5(2) Four units are needed for renewal. For an applicant who also holds a specialist's or doctor's degree, two units are needed for renewal. These units may be earned in any combination listed below:

a. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which leads toward the completion of a planned master's, specialist's, or doctor's degree program.

b. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of graduate or undergraduate credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which adds greater depth/breadth to present endorsements held.

c. One unit may be earned for each semester hour of credit, completed from a regionally accredited institution, which may not lead to a degree but which leads to completion of requirements for an endorsement not currently held.

d. One unit may be earned upon completion of each licensure renewal course or activity approved pursuant to guidelines established by the board of educational examiners.

Educational Examiners Board


This Organization is a part of the Education Department

Closed For Comments

This notice is now closed for comments. Collection of comments closed on 4/20/2018.

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