(1) To obtain a Class 5 provisional license with a K-12 principal endorsement, an applicant must provide verification of:

(a) a master's degree from an accredited professional educator preparation program;

(b) eligibility for a Class 1, 2, or 5 teaching license at any level within K-12 or current standard, unrestricted out-of-state licensure and five years of successful supervisory experience as a licensed administrator as documented by a recommendation from a state accredited P-12 school employer on a form prescribed by the Superintendent of Public Instruction; and

(c) a minimum of three years of experience as an appropriately licensed and assigned teacher at any level within K-12.

(2) Applicants required to complete coursework other than Montana school law, including special education law 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, 2015 MAR p. 1051, Eff. 7/31/15; AMD, 2016 MAR p. 2330, Eff. 1/1/17.