Kansas - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Administrators must complete professional development hours in a variety of ways, as outlined in 91-1-205, in order to renew their certificate.

Body: 

(b) Professional licenses. Any person may renew a professional license by submitting the following to the state board:
(1) An application for renewal;
(2) the licensure fee; and
(3) verification that the person, within the term of the professional license being renewed, meets any of the following requirements:
(A) Has completed all components of the national board for professional teaching standards assessment for board certification;
(B) has been granted national board certification;
(C)(i) Has earned a minimum of 120 professional development points under an approved individual development plan filed with a local professional development council if the applicant holds an advanced degree; or
(ii) has earned a minimum of 160 professional development points under an approved individual development plan filed with a local professional development council, including at least 80 points for college credit, if the applicant does not hold an advanced degree;
(D) has completed a minimum of eight credit hours in an approved program or completed an approved program;
(E) if the person holds an advanced degree, submits to the state board verification of having completed three years of recent accredited experience during the term of the most recent license. Each person specified in this paragraph shall be limited to two renewals; or
(F) if the person is participating in an educational retirement system in Kansas or another state, has completed half of the professional development points specified in paragraph (b)(3)(C).

Adopting Authority: 
State Department of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/24/2016