10.57.411 CLASS 1 PROFESSIONAL TEACHER'S LICENSE
(1) A Class 1 professional teacher's license shall be valid for a period of five years.
(2) To obtain a Class 1 professional teacher's license an applicant must submit verification of all the following:
(a) eligibility for the Class 2 standard teacher's license as set forth in ARM 10.57.410, including proof of a minimum passing score on the PRAXIS Subject Assessment applicable to the requested endorsement if the educator preparation program competed by the applicant is not in Montana; or hold current certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in an area approved for endorsement in Montana, and apply for endorsement in this same area;
(b) completion of "An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana";
(c) a master's degree in education or an endorsable teaching area(s) from a regionally accredited college or university or certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; and
(d) three years of teaching experience as defined by ARM 10.57.102.
(3) A Class 1 professional teacher's license shall be renewable pursuant to the requirements of ARM 10.57.215.
(4) A lapsed Class 1 professional teacher's license may be reinstated by earning 60 renewal units during the five-year period preceding the date of application for the new license.
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, 2003 MAR p. 554, Eff. 3/28/03; AMD, 2003 MAR p. 978, Eff. 5/9/03; 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; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 1051, Eff. 7/27/19.