Maine Revised Statutes

§13019-C. Director of career and technical education certificate

1. Initial certificate.  A director of career and technical education certificate is required of each director of a career and technical education region or center established pursuant to this Title and of a career and technical education program in an approved school. State board rules must require that qualifications for such a certificate include the following:
A. Three years of satisfactory experience in teaching or career and technical education training or equivalent experience; [2011, c. 679, §26 (AMD).]
B. Academic and professional knowledge as demonstrated through completion of graduate or undergraduate courses or programs, performance in examinations or completion of specialized programs approved for this purpose; [1989, c. 878, Pt. B, §18 (RPR).]
C. A basic level of knowledge in competency areas determined by the state board; and [2001, c. 534, §9 (AMD).]
D. Satisfactory completion of an approved internship or practicum relating to the duties of a director of career and technical education. [1989, c. 878, Pt. B, §18 (RPR); 2005, c. 397, Pt. D, §3 (REV).]
[ 2011, c. 679, §26 (AMD) .]
2. Certificate renewal.  A certificate issued under this section is limited to 5 years in duration and may be renewed based on further graduate study or demonstrated professional growth and improvement through an approved administrator action plan in accordance with state board rules.
[ 1989, c. 878, Pt. B, §18 (RPR) .]
3. Rulemaking.  Rules adopted pursuant to this section are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A.
[ 2001, c. 534, §10 (NEW) .]
1985, c. 287, §5 (NEW). 1989, c. 878, §B18 (RPR). 2001, c. 534, §§9,10 (AMD). 2005, c. 397, §D3 (REV). 2011, c. 679, §26 (AMD). 2017, c. 235, §41 (AFF). 2017, c. 235, §21 (RP).