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    Subdivision 1. Licensing. The board shall license school administrators. The board shall
adopt rules to license school administrators under chapter 14. Other than the rules transferred to
the board under section 122A.18, subdivision 4, the board may not adopt or amend rules under
this section until the rules are approved by law. The rules shall include the licensing of persons
who have successfully completed alternative preparation programs under section 122A.27 or
other alternative competency-based preparation programs. The board may enter into agreements
with the Board of Teaching regarding multiple license matters.
    Subd. 2. Preparation programs. The board shall review and approve preparation programs
for school administrators and alternative preparation programs for administrators under section
122A.27, and must consider other alternative competency-based preparation programs leading to
    Subd. 3. Rules for continuing education requirements. The board shall adopt rules
establishing continuing education requirements that promote continuous improvement and
acquisition of new and relevant skills by school administrators.
    Subd. 4. Code of ethics. The board shall adopt by rule a code of ethics covering standards
of professional practice, including ethical conduct, professional performance, and methods of
enforcement, and advise school administrators in interpreting the code of ethics.
    Subd. 5. Commissioner's representative to comment on proposed rule. Before adopting
any rule that must be submitted to public hearing, a representative of the commissioner of
education shall appear before the board and at any hearing required under section 14.14,
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, to comment on the cost and educational implications of the proposed rule.
    Subd. 6. Register of persons licensed. The executive director of the board shall keep a
record of board proceedings and a register of all persons licensed under this chapter. The register
must show the name, address, license number, and the renewal of the license. The board must
on July 1 of each year, or as soon thereafter as is practicable, compile a list of licensed school
administrators and transmit a copy of the list to the board. A copy of the register must be available
during business hours at the office of the board to any interested person.
    Subd. 7. Commissioner's assistance; board money. The commissioner shall provide all
necessary materials and assistance for transacting board business and all money received by the
board shall be paid into the state treasury as provided by law. The expenses of administering
the Board of School Administrators shall be paid for from appropriations made to the Board
of School Administrators.
    Subd. 8. Accountability. The board must develop accountability measures for programs
preparing students for licensure and report the progress of the programs to the legislature by
January 15 of every other year beginning with the 2003 legislature.
    Subd. 9. Annual fee. Each person licensed by the Board of School Administrators shall pay
the board an annual fee of $75. The board may provide a lower fee for persons on retired or
inactive status. The executive secretary shall deposit the fees in the state treasury.
History: 1Sp2001 c 6 art 7 s 8; 2003 c 130 s 12

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