(1) To obtain an elementary, secondary, or K-12 principal endorsement an applicant must provide verification of:

(a) a minimum of three years of teaching or school counseling experience with a standard, unrestricted license at the level of the requested endorsement;

(b) a master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university in education or education leadership;

(c) completion of an approved educator preparation program as defined in ARM 10.57.102 for principals at the level of the requested endorsement with a recommendation from the appropriate official from the educator preparation program;

(d) completion of three semester credits of college courses in school law, including special education law; and

(e) verified completion of the online course "An Introduction to Indian Education for All in Montana."


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; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 799, Eff. 5/28/22.