Mich. Admin. Code R. 380.105 - School administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate and endorsements; Michigan alternative route school administrator preparation program

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

Rule 5.

(1) Only an established state professional organization may offer a Michigan alternative route school administrator preparation program and all such programs shall meet state board approved PK-12 building or central office standards.
(2) A Michigan approved alternative route school administrator preparation program may admit a candidate to obtain a school administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate and endorsement based on the assessment of a standards-based portfolio under either of the following categories:
(a) Category 1: A candidate possesses a masters or higher degree from a regionally accredited college or university.
(b) Category 2: A candidate possesses a baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college or university and has experience that meets at least 1 of the following during a minimum of 3 years:
(i) Successful experience as a PK-12 school administrator.
(ii) Successful experience as a central office school administrator.
(iii) Management or leadership experience in a field or fields other than PK-12 or central office administration.
(3) A candidate admitted under subrule (2)(a) or (b)(iii) of this rule to a Michigan approved alternative route school administrator preparation program shall complete a supervised internship as determined by the alternative route providers approved program.
(4) An alternative route provider may recommend a candidate who possesses successful and valid experience for the school administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate if the alternative route provider determines that the candidate meets all state board approved school administrator standards either by program completion or by passing a school administrator examination as approved by the superintendent of public instruction, and that the candidate completed a supervised internship if required by subrule (3) of this rule.
(5) A candidate who does not meet all state board approved standards upon review of experience shall complete additional preparation based on the alternative route providers assessment of the standards-based portfolio and an individualized professional development plan.
(6) An assigned mentor or coach with expertise and school administrator experience shall support an alternative route school administrator preparation program participant.
(7) An alternative route provider shall annually evaluate mentor or coach effectiveness.
(8) An individual who completes a Michigan approved alternative route school administrator preparation program shall apply to the department for a school administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate.
(9) The Michigan approved alternative route school administrator preparation program provider shall recommend that the superintendent of public instruction issue a school administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate to the applicant.
(10) The superintendent of public instruction may issue a school administrator (1246(1)(b)) certificate based on the recommendation of the Michigan approved alternative route school administrator preparation program provider.

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Mich. Admin. Code R. 380.105
1988 AACS; 2008 AACS; 2012 AACS; 2017 AACS; 2019 MR 4, Eff. 2/27/2019

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