Kentucky - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Policy

Area: 
Educator Licensure Policy
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

In order to obtain a Kentucky teaching license, an applicant must hold a bachelor's degree, completed an approved teacher preparation program, and passed a content specific examination.

Body: 

Section 2. Certificate Issuance. (1)(a) Until December 31, 2014, a statement of eligibility for a provisional teaching certificate shall be issued to an applicant who has submitted a completed TC-1 application form and has successfully completed:
1.a. At least a bachelor’s degree with:
(i) A cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale; or
(ii) A grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale on the last sixty (60) hours of credit completed, including undergraduate and graduate coursework; or

b. As required by Section 4(2)(g)6 of this administrative regulation, a master’s degree with:
(i) A cumulative grade point average of 2.50 on a 4.0 scale; or
(ii) A grade point average of 3.00 on a 4.0 scale on the last sixty (60) hours of credit completed, including undergraduate and graduate coursework;

2. An approved program of preparation; and
3. The assessments corresponding to the certificate identified in Section 4 of this administrative regulation for which application is being made.

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/08/2016