Rhode Island - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Area: 
Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

Rhode Island's Board of Regents for Elementary and Secondary Education issues teaching certificates.

Body: 

No person shall be employed to teach, as principal or assistant, in any school supported wholly or in part by public money unless the person shall have a certificate of qualification issued by or under the authority of the board of regents for elementary and secondary education.

Adopting Authority: 
State Board of Education
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/07/2016