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6.19 Certification of Administrative and Instructional Personnel

6.19 Certification of Administrative and Instructional Personnel

Chapter 6.00: Personnel




I. No person shall be employed or continued in employment in a position that requires a certificate if he/she does not hold or is ineligible to hold a Florida Educator’s Certificate or a Local Certificate or holds a professional license. However, a person may be employed under emergency conditions, pursuant to Florida Statutes, or may qualify as non-certificated instructional personnel pursuant to School Board Rule 6.132. The staff member shall be responsible for maintaining a valid certificate. The staff member shall register his/her certificate and each certificate reissuance or renewal in the District office as soon as the Department of Education issues the certificate with a new validity period or area.

II. The Superintendent shall designate a certification contact person to work directly with the Bureau of Educator Certification, Florida Department of Education, to assist personnel with certification issue.

III. An individual nominated for an instructional position shall be property certificated, be eligible for certification, meet conditions prescribed in State Board of Education rules, or qualify for employment or re-employment as a non-degreed vocational education or adult education teacher based on School Board rule

STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 1001.41, 1012.22, 1012.23, F.S.

LAWS IMPLEMENTED: 1001.43, 1011.60, 1012.54, 1012.55, 1012.56, F.S.

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION RULES: 6A-1.0501, 6A-1.0502, 6A-1.0503

HISTORY: Adopted: 07/14/1998

Revision Date(s): 01/08/2002

Formerly: D-31, D-32