10.57.427 CLASS 5 PROVISIONAL LICENSE – SUPERINTENDENT ENDORSEMENT
(1) To obtain a Class 5 provisional license with a superintendent endorsement, an applicant must provide verification of:
(a) a master's degree in educational leadership from an accredited professional educator preparation program as defined in ARM 10.57.102;
(b) eligibility for a Class 1, 2, or 5 teaching license or a current standard, unrestricted out-of-state license and five years of successful supervisory experience as a licensed administrator as defined in ARM 10.57.102, documented by a recommendation from a state accredited P-12 school employer on a form prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction;
(c) a minimum of three years of experience as an appropriately licensed and assigned teacher at any level;
(d) one year of appropriately licensed experience as a principal;
(e) completion of an accredited professional educator preparation program, as defined in ARM 10.57.102, for superintendents; and
(f) for those applicants who have not completed the required courses in Montana school law, Montana school finance, and Montana collective bargaining and employment law, a plan of intent as detailed in ARM 10.57.424.
(2) Applicants required to complete coursework other than Montana school law, Montana collective bargaining and employment law, and Montana school finance are not eligible for a Class 5 provisional license, but may enroll in an internship program pursuant to ARM 10.55.607.
History: Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-4-102, MCA; IMP, Mont. Const. Art. X, sec. 9, 20-4-106, 20-4-108, MCA; NEW, 2002 MAR p. 3309, Eff. 11/28/02; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 345, Eff. 3/27/09; AMD, 2014 MAR p. 2930, Eff. 7/1/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 2330, Eff. 1/1/17.