An applicant who completes at least one school year of administrative or supervisory experience in a licensure area while holding an entrance license shall be issued a continuing license, valid for five years. When a licensure area is added to a continuing license already in force, a continuing license is issued, and the expiration date becomes that already established for the continuing license in force.
An applicant who holds a life license who subsequently completes an approved program in an additional licensure area shall be issued a continuing license, valid for five years for the additional licensure area.
The renewal of continuing licenses must be issued to an applicant who provides evidence of completion of 125 clock hours of approved administrative and supervisory continuing education earned according to part 3512.1200 during the five-year period immediately before renewal of the continuing license. Approval of continuing education programs, and the clock hours that may be earned in each program, must be according to part 3512.1200. Relevant courses completed at accredited colleges and universities may be used toward the clock hour requirement. One quarter college credit equals 15 clock hours; one semester college credit equals 20 clock hours. Renewal requirements must be met during the five-year period of each continuing license and no clock hours shall carry forward into any subsequent five-year licensure period.
If a continuing license has been allowed to lapse and the applicant has not been employed as an administrator or supervisor during the year immediately before the application for renewal, the applicant must provide evidence that:
125 clock hours of approved administrative and supervisory continuing education have been earned according to this part during the five-year period immediately before the application for a continuing license, in which case a five-year continuing license must be granted; or
a position has been offered contingent upon holding a valid license, and demonstrate that there is insufficient time to complete 125 clock hours of approved administrative and supervisory continuing education, in which case a nonrenewable one-year license may be granted. Upon expiration of the nonrenewable one-year license, the applicant must qualify for a continuing license according to subpart 3.
MS s 125.05; L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 34; L 1996 c 412 art 9 s 14
21 SR 804; L 1998 c 397 art 11 s 3
October 23, 2008