Mich. Admin. Code R. 380.101 - Definitions

Current through Vol. 22-05, April 1, 2022

Rule 1. As used in this code:

(a) "Alternative route school administrator preparation program" means a pathway to school administrator certification under R 380.105 offered by an approved provider that is an established state professional organization.
(b) "Annual district provided professional development" means that term as defined in R 390.1101.
(c) "Central office administrator" means 1 or both of the following:
(i) Superintendent of a school district.
(ii) An individual whose primary responsibility is administering instructional programs in a school district on a district-wide basis.
(d) "Department" means the Michigan department of education.
(e) "Education-related professional learning" means an educational opportunity intended to improve a school administrators practice and capacity to perform the work within the profession of education, including time spent engaging with local employers or technical centers, that is 1 or more of the following:
(i) Satisfactory college semester credit hours relevant to professional development as a school administrator at a regionally accredited college or university, with 1 semester credit hour being equivalent to 25 education-related professional learning hours.
(ii) State continuing education clock hours relevant to professional development as a school administrator.
(iii) Michigan annual district provided professional development hours relevant to professional development as a school administrator.
(f) "Established state professional organization" means that term as defined in section 1536 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1536.
(g) "Listed offense" means that term as defined in section 1535a of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1535a.
(h) "Michigan professional teaching certificate" means a certificate issued under part 3 of the teacher certification code, R 390.1133 to R 390.1138.
(i) "Performance-based professional learning program" means an approved program that requires the demonstration of knowledge, application, skills, behavior, and impact on improving leadership as measured by performance indicators.
(j) "PK-12 building administrator" means 1 or more of the following:
(i) Principal of a PK-12 school.
(ii) Assistant principal of a PK-12 school.
(iii) An individual whose primary responsibility is administering instructional programs in a PK-12 school.
(k) "PK-12 school" means a school with a single grade or any combination of grades from prekindergarten to grade 12.
(l) "Professional learning enhancement" means a school administrator certificate endorsement described in section 1536(5) of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1536, that the superintendent of public instruction issues under R 380.111b.
(m) "Provider" means a regionally accredited college or university or a professional association that has an approved alternative route school administrator preparation program.
(n) "Regionally accredited" means accredited by 1 of the regional accrediting agencies recognized and published by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or its successor agency.
(o) "School administrator certificate endorsement" means the endorsement of a school administrator certificate for 1 or both of the following:
(i) PK-12 building administrator.
(ii) Central office administrator.
(p) "School administrator preparation program course of study" means the outline of courses required for completion of an approved school administrator preparation program.
(q) "School district" means that term as defined in R 390.1101.
(r) "State board" means the Michigan state board of education.
(s) "State continuing education clock hours" means hours of professional development issued through a process established and approved by the superintendent of public instruction.

Notes

Mich. Admin. Code R. 380.101
1988 AACS; 2008 AACS; 2012 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2019 MR 4, Eff. 2/27/2019

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