4 AAC 12.380 - Retired teacher certificate (Type R)

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) The department will issue a retired teacher certificate to an applicant who
(1) possesses a valid professional, master, Type A, Type B, or Type C teacher certificate from this state upon retiring from employment from a position that is eligible for benefits under AS 14.25 (Teachers' Retirement System); and
(2) meets the requirements in ( d) of this section.
(b) A retired teacher certificate qualifies the holder to be assigned as a long-term substitute for any position in a public school in this state.
(c) To apply for a retired teacher certificate, an applicant must meet the applicable requirements of 4 AAC 12.300, except that the applicant is not required to submit
(1) college transcripts; or
(2)a competency examination designated in 4 AAC 12.310.
(d) To qualify for a retired teacher certificate, an applicant must
(1) be eligible for benefits under AS 14.25 (Teachers' Retirement System); and
(2) have at least three years of work experience in one or more of the endorsement areas on the applicant's valid professional, master, Type A, Type B, or Type C teaching certificate.
(e) A retired teacher certificate qualifies the holder to substitute teach for a teacher who district authorities know will be absent up to 120 days while the school is in session.
(f) The endorsements on a retired teacher certificate may only be in the areas for which the applicant holds an endorsement on a valid professional, master, Type A, Type B, or Type C teacher certificate and has at least three years of work experience in the endorsement area.
(g) To obtain reinstatement of a professional, master, Type B, or Type C teacher certificate, the holder of a retired teacher certificate must be eligible for renewal under 4 AAC 12.405.
(h) The fee for a retired teacher certificate is $240.

Notes

4 AAC 12.380
Eff. 9/29/2005, Register 175; am 6/7/2015, Register 214, July 2015; am 4/24/2016, Register 218; am 2/5/2017, Register 221, April 2017

The subject matter of 4 AAC 12.380 was formerly located at 4 AAC 12.059. The history note for 4 AAC 12.380 does not reflect the history of the earlier section.

Authority:AS 14.07.060

AS 14.20.020

AS 14.20.030

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