Family Impact Statement
In accordance with Section 953 and 974 of Title 49 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes, there is hereby submitted a Family Impact Statement on the Rule proposed for adoption, repeal or amendment. All Family Impact Statements shall be kept on file in the state board office, which has adopted, amended, or repealed a rule in accordance with the applicable provisions of the law relating to public records.
1.Will the proposed Rule affect the stability of the family? No.
2.Will the proposed Rule affect the authority and rights of parents regarding the education and supervision of their children? No.
3.Will the proposed Rule affect the functioning of the family? No.
4.Will the proposed Rule affect family earnings and family budget? No.
5.Will the proposed Rule affect the behavior and personal responsibility of children? No.
Amy B. Westbrook, Ph.D.
FISCAL AND ECONOMIC IMPACT STATEMENT FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RULES
RULE TITLE: Bulletin 746―Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel Practitioner Licenses
I.ESTIMATED IMPLEMENTATION COSTS (SAVINGS) TO STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS (Summary)
This revision in the Practitioner License certification policy would allow an individual enrolled in the Master's Degree Alternate Certification Program an additional year on a PL3 license to complete requirements for a standard teaching certificate. The adoption of this policy will cost the Department of Education approximately $700 (printing and postage) to disseminate the policy.
II.ESTIMATED EFFECT ON REVENUE COLLECTIONS OF STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL UNITS (Summary)
This policy will have no effect on revenue collections.
III.ESTIMATED COSTS AND/OR ECONOMIC BENEFITS TO DIRECTLY AFFECTED PERSONS OR NONGOVERNMENTAL GROUPS (Summary)
There are no estimated costs and/or economic benefits to directly affected persons or non-governmental groups.
IV.ESTIMATED EFFECT ON COMPETITION AND EMPLOYMENT (Summary)
This policy will have no effect on competition and employment.
H. Gordon Monk
Legislative Fiscal Officer
Legislative Fiscal Office
NOTICE OF INTENT
Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
Bulletin 746―Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel—Professional Level Certificates (LAC 28:CXXXI.305 and 309)
In accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, notice is hereby given that the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education approved for advertisement revisions to Bulletin 746—Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel: §305. Professional Level Certificates and §309. Out-of-State (OS) Certificate. This revision in the Out-of-State (OS) certification policy would allow an out-of-state teacher with a five year break in service to be issued a special one-year non-renewable certificate while he/she completes six semester hours of college level coursework required for the issuance of a three year out-of-state (OS) certificate. This will allow more flexibility for individuals coming from another state who do not have teaching experience in the five years immediately preceding their application for a Louisiana teaching certificate.
Part CXXXI. Bulletin 746―Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel
Chapter 3.Teaching Authorizations and Certifications
Subchapter A.Standard Teaching Authorizations
§305.Professional Level Certificates
A. - A.1.b.i.(e)....
(f).has not been out of teaching in the five years immediately preceding first employment or application for a Louisiana certificate. A candidate who has not taught in five years may be issued a one-year non-renewable (OS1) certificate while he/she completes six semester hours required for the issuance of a three-year non-renewable (OS) certificate.
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AUTHORITY NOTE:Promulgated in accordance with R.S. 17:6 (A)(10), (11), (15); R.S. 17:7(6); R.S. 17:10; R.S. 17:22(6); R.S. 17:391.1-391.10; R.S. 17:411.
HISTORICAL NOTE:Promulgated by the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, LR 32:1797 (October 2006), amended LR 33: 433 (March 2007), LR 34:233 (February 2008), LR 35:
§309.Out-of-State (OS) Certificate
A. - B.4....
5.if applicant earned a degree five or more years prior to the date of application, he/she must have been a regularly employed teacher for at least one semester, or 90 consecutive days, within the five year period immediately preceding first employment in Louisiana or application for a Louisiana certificate. Lacking this experience, he/she must
Louisiana Register Vol. 34, No. 10 October 20, 2008