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8710.0326 LIFETIME SUBSTITUTE LICENSE.

Subpart 1.

Purpose.

A lifetime substitute license is issued, consistent with this part, to a retired teacher and authorizes the license holder to replace a teacher of record who is on an approved leave of absence.

Subp. 2.

Requirements.

The board must issue a lifetime substitute license to an applicant who meets one of the following:

A.

holds or held a Tier 3 or 4 license, a Minnesota five-year standard license or its equivalent, or a professional license from another state and receives a retirement annuity as a result of the person's teaching experience; or

B.

holds or held a Tier 3 or 4 license or a Minnesota five-year standard license or its equivalent, taught for at least three years in an accredited nonpublic school in Minnesota, and receives a retirement annuity as a result of the person's teaching experience.

Subp. 3.

Duration.

A lifetime substitute license does not expire.

Subp. 4.

Limitations.

A teacher holding a lifetime substitute license may replace the same teacher of record on an approved leave of absence for more than 15 consecutive school days if the substitute teacher's previous Tier 3 or 4 license, Minnesota five-year standard license or its equivalent, or professional license from another state is aligned to the assignment.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 122A.09

History:

43 SR 463

Published Electronically:

October 30, 2018