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3512.0700 ADMINISTRATIVE LICENSURE WITHOUT TEACHING EXPERIENCE FOR SUPERINTENDENTS, PRINCIPALS, AND DIRECTORS OF SPECIAL EDUCATION.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

This part is intended for an applicant for licensure for K-12 principal, superintendent, and director of special education completing an approved licensure program, but lacking the teaching experience requirement.

Subp. 2.

Degree requirement.

An applicant shall meet the degree requirement in part 3512.0200, subpart 3.

Subp. 3.

Field experience.

An applicant shall have satisfactorily completed a field experience in school administration as an intern in the license area sought. The field experience shall be in a school district setting appropriate for the license under the supervision of educators from an approved college or university school administration program and a licensed practicing school administrator working in the area of the intern's field experience. The field experience must consist of at least 320 hours, of which at least 40 must be in each school level: elementary, middle grades, and high school, and is in addition to the teaching experience described in subpart 4.

Subp. 3a.

Teaching knowledge and skills.

An applicant shall demonstrate basic teaching knowledge and skills as required by part 8710.2000. The applicant shall:

A.

present a portfolio or other appropriate presentation as determined by the approved school administration program demonstrating appropriate teaching knowledge and skills; or

B.

meet the examination requirement of part 8710.0510, subpart 1, items A and B, and subpart 3, items A and B.

Subp. 4.

Teaching internship requirement.

An applicant shall have experience and knowledge in curriculum, school organization, philosophy of education, early childhood, elementary, junior high, middle school, and senior high schools. The internship shall:

A.

include one school year with a minimum hour equivalency of 1,050 hours of classroom experiences, including eight weeks of supervised teaching;

B.

be under the supervision of a licensed practicing school administrator;

C.

include supervision provided by educators from an approved school administration program; and

D.

be based on a written agreement between the intern, the approved school administration preparation institution, and the school district in which the internship is completed.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 125.05; L 1993 c 224 art 12 s 34; L 1996 c 412 art 9 s 14; L 2006 c 263 art 2 s 20

History:

21 SR 804; L 1998 c 397 art 11 s 3; 33 SR 658

Published Electronically:

October 23, 2008

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