Career and technical education instructor qualifications, 22.9(3)“c”
EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to career and technical instructor qualifications and providing an opportunity for public comment
The Educational Examiners Board hereby proposes to amend Chapter 22, "Authorizations," 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 and 2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2454.
Purpose and Summary
2020 Iowa Acts, House File 2454, updates the qualifications for community college career and technical instructors. The proposed amendment updates the same qualifications in the Board's rules for high school career and technical instructors in order to provide consistency.
This rule making has no fiscal impact to the State of Iowa.
After analysis and review of this rule making, no impact on jobs has been found.
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.
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 October 30, 2020. Comments should be directed to:
Board of Educational Examiners
701 East Court Avenue, Suite A
Des Moines, Iowa 50319-0147
A public hearing at which persons may present their views orally or in writing will be held as follows:
October 28, 2020
701 East Court Avenue, Suite A
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 the public hearing and have special requirements, such as those related to hearing or mobility impairments, should contact the Board and advise of specific needs.
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 action is proposed:
Amend paragraph 22.9(3)"c" as follows:
c. An applicant for this authorization must have completed 6,000 hours of recent and relevant career and technical experience in the teaching endorsement area sought. If the candidate also holds a bachelor's degree, the experience requirement is 4,000 hours. Applicants shall meet one of the following qualifications:
(1)6,000 hours of recent and relevant experience;
(2)4,000 hours of recent and relevant experience if the applicant holds a baccalaureate degree;
(3)3,000 hours of recent and relevant experience if the applicant holds an associate's degree in the teaching endorsement area sought, if such a degree is considered terminal for that field of instruction;
(4)Hold a baccalaureate or graduate degree or closely related degree in the teaching endorsement area sought; or
(5)Hold a baccalaureate degree in any area of study if at least 18 of the credit hours were completed in the teaching endorsement area sought.
This Recent and relevant experience shall have been accrued within the ten years prior to the date of application. Experience that does not meet these criteria may be considered at the discretion of the executive director. In subjects for which state registration, certification or licensure is required, the applicant must hold the appropriate license, registration or certificate before the initial career and technical secondary authorization or the career and technical secondary authorization will be issued.