Rhode Island - Educator Professional Growth and Development: Administrator Licensure Renewal

Area: 
Administrator Licensure Renewal
Policy Type: 
Rule
Summary: 

Renewal is based on previous levels of effectiveness from the educator evaluation system.

Body: 

c) Conditions for Renewal
i) If the applicant was employed for five years, received five ratings on the state approved local educator evaluation system, and demonstrated successful practice by providing evidence of five ratings of Effective or higher on the state approved local educator evaluation system, the Professional Educator Certificate will be renewed as a five‐year Professional Educator Certificate.  
ii) If the applicant was employed for five years, received five ratings on the state approved local educator, and demonstrated highly effective  practice by providing evidence of at least four ratings of Highly Effective on the state approved local educator evaluation with no
rating below Effective, the Professional Educator Certificate will be renewed as a seven‐year Advanced Educator Certificate.
iii) If the applicant was employed for five years, received five ratings on the state approved local educator evaluation system, and demonstrated successful practice by providing evidence of at least one rating of Developing or higher on the state approved local educator
evaluation system, the Professional Educator Certificate will be renewed as a five‐year Professional Educator Certificate with the submission of specified professional development based on their evaluation results for each Developing or Ineffective rating received on the state approved local educator evaluation system. RIDE will develop a process and standards for the submission of the required professional development. 

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