House Bill 769

Last Action 02/26/24: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to alternative teacher certification programs.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 2225
Sponsors M. Dossett, W. Thomas
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 161.048 to allow for alternative teacher certification through a state-approved local training program provided by a local district, group of districts, or educational cooperative; permit participation in the training program for those possessing a bachelor's or graduate degree, or working towards a degree in a program of study preparatory to teacher certification; require a bachelor's degree and a passing score in the content-area assessment prior to seeking certification; remove requirement of an offer of employment to participate in training program; define terms of eligibility for issuance of one year provisional certificate; amend KRS 161.049 and KRS 156.101 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - Alternative teacher certification, local training program
Education, Vocational - Alternative teacher certification, local training program
Interlocal Cooperation - Educational cooperatives, local training program, approval
State Agencies - Education Professional Standards Board, alternative teacher certification
Teachers - Alternative teacher certification, local training program
Workforce - Teachers, alternative certification


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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