Louisiana - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Preparation Authority

Area: 
Educator Preparation Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The State Board of Education of Elementary and Secondary Education sets the standards for approval of teacher preparation programs.

Body: 

In carrying out its responsibility to prescribe the qualifications and provide for the certification of teachers under authority of R.S. 17:7(6), the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education, subject to the constitutional power and authority of the Board of Regents, the Board of Trustees for State Colleges and Universities, the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, and the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, shall establish qualifications and requirements for the approval of teacher education programs from which graduates may be certified.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
05/09/2016