2006 Louisiana Laws - RS 17:3895 — Teaching credentials; regular certification, permanent certification; effect of assessment
§3895. Teaching credentials; regular certification, permanent certification; effect of assessment
A. For teachers who are employed pursuant to authority of law or rules allowing a person to be employed to teach without a regular teacher certificate, the issuance of a regular teacher certificate shall be conditioned upon the successful completion of the teacher assistance and assessment program in addition to any other requirements of law or rule.
B. For teachers who hold a regular teacher certificate which is valid for three years, the issuance of a permanent regular teaching certificate shall be conditioned upon the successful completion of the teacher assistance and assessment program in addition to any other requirements of law or rule.
C. The board shall make rules which shall provide for the extension of the validity of a regular teacher certificate otherwise good for only three years to provide for interrupted service or other circumstances as deemed appropriate by the board.
D. The assessment of any teacher who has been issued a regular teacher certificate but is assigned teaching duties not included within the certificate shall pertain to the status of his regular teacher certificate without regard to such teaching assignment.
E. Persons who seek a regular teacher certificate and hold a teacher certificate from another state and have out-of-state teaching experience of three years or more shall not be credited with their years of teaching experience in the issuance of any teaching credential until successful completion of the teacher assistance and assessment program or approval of previous successful teaching experience in lieu of participation in the teacher assistance and assessment program.
Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 1, §1, eff. June 22, 1994; Acts 1997, No. 838, §1, eff. Aug. 1, 1998.
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