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Title 4 . Education and Early Development
Chapter 12 . (Repealed)
Section 405. Renewal of certificates

4 AAC 12.405. Renewal of certificates

(a) A certificate issued under 4 AAC 12.345, 4 AAC 12.355, or 4 AAC 12.360 may be renewed any number of times by completing three semester hours of credit in one or more subjects determined by the department under 4 AAC 12.305(b) (5), and three semester hours of upper division or graduate credit, or the equivalent of semester hours in trimester or quarter hours or other equivalent, as determined by the department, earned during the life of the certificate.

(b) In addition to the requirements of (a) of this section, a certificate may not be renewed unless the applicant

(1) supplies

(A) two completed fingerprint cards, with fingerprinting performed by a law enforcement agency or a person who has been trained in recording fingerprints, for separate submittal to the Department of Public Safety and the Federal Bureau of Investigation; the department will accept a name-based criminal history background check on an applicant form the agency performing the background check if the requirements of AS 14.20.020 (j) are met; and

(B) the fee for the criminal background check in the amount charged by the Department of Public Safety as set out in 13 AAC 68.900; and

(2) successfully passes the criminal background check in accordance with AS 14.20.020 and 4 AAC 12.300.

(c) A professional teacher certificate issued under 4 AAC 12.305(b) may be renewed by compliance with (a) and (b) of this section, and compliance with any academic or other training designated by the department under 4 AAC 12.305(b) (5).

(d) A master teacher certificate issued under 4 AAC 12.305(c) may be renewed by compliance with (a), (b), and (c) of this section, and by maintenance of certification under 4 AAC 12.305(c) (2)(A) or (B), or, beginning September 1, 2006, under 4 AAC 12.305(c) (2)(C).

(e) In place of the requirements contained in (b) of this section, the applicant may provide proof of current employment that requires a teacher certificate in a public school of this state.

(f) An initial teacher certificate under 4 AAC 12.305(a) may not be renewed.

History: Eff. 9/29/2005, Register 175

Authority: AS 14.07.060

AS 14.20.020

Editor's note: The subject matter of 4 AAC 12.405 was formerly located at 4 AAC 12.075. The history note for 4 AAC 12.405 does not reflect the history of the earlier section.


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