North Dakota - PE teacher qualifications: Staff qualifications and professional development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

State law recommends newly hired staff who teach PE be certified, licensed, or endorsed by the state in PE.

North Dakota Century Code 15.1-18-10. Specialty areas - Teacher qualification.

  1. An individual may teach art, business education, computer education, a foreign language, music, physical education, special education, and technology education at any grade level from kindergarten through grade eight, provided the individual:
    a. Is licensed to teach by the education standards and practices board;
    b. Is approved to teach in that area by the education standards and practices board; and
    c. Meets all requirements set forth in rule by the superintendent of public instruction.
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