Notice of Intended Action

Licensure renewal—individualized professional development plan, 20.5(2)“f,” 20.6(2)“f,” 20.9(2)“e,” 27.5(2)“e”

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EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD[282]

Notice of Intended Action

Proposing rule making related to licensure renewal

and providing an opportunity for public comment

The Educational Examiners Board hereby proposes to amend 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, 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 770.

Purpose and Summary

2021 Iowa Acts, House File 770, directs the Board to adopt rules to allow up to one-half of the units needed for licensure renewal to be earned through the successful completion of an individualized professional development plan. This proposed rule making implements the legislation.

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 October 26, 2021. Comments should be directed to:

Kimberly Cunningham

Board of Educational Examiners

701 East Court Avenue, Suite A

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:

October 26, 2021

1 to 2 p.m.

Board Room

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 actions are proposed:

Item 1. Amend paragraph 20.5(2)"f" as follows:

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

Item 2. Amend paragraph 20.6(2)"f" as follows:

f. One unit Two units may be earned upon the successful completion of an individualized professional development plan as verified by the supervising licensed evaluator, or one unit if the applicant holds a specialist's or doctor's degree.

Item 3. Amend paragraph 20.9(2)"e" as follows:

e. One unit Two units 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, or one unit if the applicant holds a specialist's or doctor's degree.

Item 4. Adopt the following new paragraph 27.5(2)"e":

e. Two units may be earned upon the successful completion of an individualized professional development plan as verified by the supervising licensed evaluator, or one unit if the applicant holds a specialist's or doctor's degree.

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 10/26/2021.

Official Document

  • Licensure renewal—individualized professional development plan, 20.5(2)“f,” 20.6(2)“f,” 20.9(2)“e,” 27.5(2)“e”
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Administrative Rule References

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Rule 282-20.5(2)"f" Rule 282-20.6(2)"f" Rule 282-20.9(2)"e" Rule 282-27.5(2)"e"
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