Career and technical education instructor qualifications, 22.9(3)“c”
EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD
Adopted and Filed
Rule making related to career and technical instructor qualifications
The Educational Examiners Board hereby amends Chapter 22, "Authorizations," Iowa Administrative Code.
Legal Authority for Rule Making
This rule making is adopted 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. This amendment updates the same qualifications in the Board's rules for high school career and technical instructors in order to provide consistency.
Public Comment and Changes to Rule Making
Notice of Intended Action for this rule making was published in the Iowa Administrative Bulletin on October 7, 2020, as ARC 5215C. A public hearing was held on October 28, 2020, at 1 p.m.in the Board Room, 701 East Court Avenue, Suite A, Des Moines, Iowa. No one attended the public hearing. No public comments were received. No changes from the Notice have been made.
Adoption of Rule Making
This rule making was adopted by the Board on November 18, 2020.
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.
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).
This rule making will become effective on January 20, 2021.
The following rule-making action is adopted:
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.
[Filed 11/19/20, effective 1/20/21]
Editor's Note: For replacement pages for IAC, see IAC Supplement 12/16/20.