Charter school administrator authorization, 22.13
EDUCATIONAL EXAMINERS BOARD
Notice of Intended Action
Proposing rule making related to charter school administrator authorization 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, 2021 Iowa Acts, House File 847.
Purpose and Summary
2021 Iowa Acts, House File 847, directs the Board to create a charter school administrator authorization. This proposed rule making implements the legislation.
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 26, 2021. 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 26, 2021
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:
Adopt the following new rule 282—22.13(272):
282—22.13(272) Charter school administrator authorization.
22.13(1) Authorization. The charter school administrator authorization is only valid for service or employment as a charter school administrator.
22.13(2) Application process. Any person interested in the charter school administrator authorization shall submit an application to the board of educational examiners for an evaluation. Application materials are available from the office of the board of educational examiners online at www.boee.iowa.gov.
a. Background check. The applicant must complete the background check requirements set forth in rule 282—13.1(272).
b. The applicant must obtain a recommendation from an Iowa charter school governing board verifying that the organization wishes to hire the applicant as a charter school administrator.
22.13(4) Validity. This authorization is valid for five years. No Class B license or license based on executive director decision may be issued to an applicant holding the charter school administrator authorization. No additional endorsement areas may be added to the charter school administrator authorization, with the exception of evaluator approval.
22.13(5) Renewal. An applicant for renewal of the charter school administrator authorization must provide verification of completion of child and dependent adult abuse trainings as stated in 282—subrule 20.3(4).