Chapter 13 - QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS FOR TEACHERS, EDUCATIONAL SPECIALISTS AND ADMINISTRATORS

  1. § 071-13-1 - PURPOSE
  2. § 071-13-2 - DEFINITIONS
  3. § 071-13-3 - QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS FOR INITIAL TEACHER CERTIFICATION REQUIRING A BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  4. § 071-13-4 - QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS FOR TEACHING CERTIFICATES NOT REQUIRING A BACHELOR'S DEGREE
  5. § 071-13-5 - QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS FOR ADMINISTRATORS
  6. § 071-13-6 - CERTIFICATION RECORDS

Current through 2022-14, April 6, 2022

Summary: This chapter establishes qualifying examination requirements for teachers, educational specialists, and administrators seeking initial certification in Maine. There are two types of initial certificates: conditional and professional.

Applicants for professional teacher certification must attain minimum qualifying scores on the Core Academic Skills for Educators, also known as PRAXIS I, in the basic skill areas of reading, writing, and mathematics on the appropriate content area PRAXIS II exam, and on the appropriate Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT) exam.

Applicants seeking initial administrator certification have the option of completing the School Leaders Licensure Assessment or the School Superintendent Assessment in lieu of coursework to meet some competency requirements in accordance with Chapter 115 Part II.

Notes

EFFECTIVE DATE:
August 5, 1985 - filing 85-270
AMENDED:
(March 30, 1988 Amendments): July 1, 1988
(November 15, 1989 Amendments): February 6, 1990
(December 14, 1994 Amendments): February 21, 1995
April 27, 1996
EFFECTIVE DATE (ELECTRONIC CONVERSION):
May 19, 1996
AMENDED:
(November 15, 2000 Amendments): December 6, 2000
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
January 1, 2001 - spelling and formatting only
EFFECTIVE DATE:
September 1, 2004 - filing 2004-270
NON-SUBSTANTIVE CORRECTIONS:
September 1, 2004 - elimination of stray underlines and strikeouts
AMENDED:
August 1, 2005 - filing 2005-300
April 23, 2006 - added Section 13.3(10), filing 2006-145
June 23, 2007 - filing 2007-245
November 23, 2009 - filing 2008-541
June 15, 2010- filing 2010-230
October 23, 2011 - filing 2011-369
August 27, 2012 - filing 2012-236
July 31, 2013 - filing 2013-183
June 23, 2015 - filing 2015-115
8/20/2018 - filing 2018-148

STATUTORY AUTHORITY 20-A M.R.S.A. §§13031 - 13038 and 13035-A

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