4 AAC 12.410 - General provisions

Current through April 6, 2022

(a) Institutes and workshops may be accepted for renewal of certificates under the following conditions:
(1) before attending the workshop or institute, the applicant may apply to the commissioner requesting approval for certificate renewal purposes;
(2) upon receipt of the application the commissioner will notify the applicant of the number of hours of nonacademic credit to be granted for the proposed workshop or institute;
(3) if approved, evidence of satisfactory completion must be submitted by the instructor or workshop leader to the department.
(b) For the certification purposes, satisfactory teaching experience must have been completed in a state approved or accredited school.
(c) Partial years of experience will be prorated toward experience requirements for certification.
(d) An expired certificate may be reinstated within one calendar year of the expiration date by completion of the renewal credits required for renewal by 4 AAC 12.405. After one calendar year, the applicant must meet the requirements for issuance of an initial teacher certificate under 4 AAC 12.305(a).
(e) Semester credits required for renewal of a certificate under 4 AAC 12.385 and 4 AAC 12.405 must be earned from an institution of higher education accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities or its counterpart in other regions.
(f) The commissioner may, for good cause shown, waive a requirement imposed by this chapter for renewal of a certificate.


4 AAC 12.410
Eff. 9/29/2005, Register 175; am 10/21/2007, Register 184

The subject matter of 4 AAC 12.410 was formerly located at 4 AAC 12.080. The history note for 4 AAC 12.410 does not reflect the history of the earlier section.

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