(a) The department may grant a waiver of certification requirements for a period not to exceed one year for a certificated professional employe currently employed by or on suspension from a school entity when the school entity submits a written waiver request containing the following:
(i) the reason for the waiver;
(ii) a program of study being followed by the employe to secure certification in the new position;
(iii) the period of time necessary for the employe to secure certification in the new position;
(iv) a statement showing the employe's application for placement in the new position; and
(v) a statement that the employe has completed twelve (12) semester credit hours in the area for which the waiver is requested.
(b) The employe for whom the waiver is granted shall pursue certification as outlined in the school entity's waiver request. Failure to do so shall result in a revocation of the waiver.
(c) A professional employe for whom a waiver is granted shall not be permitted to fill a position vacated by a suspended employe.
1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XII, § 1214, added 1979, Nov. 20, P.L. 465, No. 47, § 3, imd. effective.
24 P.S. § 12-1214, PA ST 24 P.S. § 12-1214
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.