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72-8502.Teaching and school administration professional standards advisory board; establishment; composition; qualifications. (a) There is hereby established the teaching and school administration professional standards advisory board, referred to in this act as the professional standards board. The professional standards board shall have 21 members who shall be appointed by the state board of education.

(b) Candidates for the professional standards board, with the exception of members appointed under paragraphs (12) and (13) of subsection (d), shall have the following qualifications:

(1) Either be (A) certificated and actively practicing in Kansas, or (B) a member of the faculty of an institution of postsecondary education; and

(2) have at least five years' professional educational experience; and

(3) have been in active practice the immediately preceding three years and at the time of appointment.

(c) The state board of education shall obtain nominees for the professional standards board from the sectors of the profession to be represented on the professional standards board according to rules and procedures established by the state board.

(d) The appointments made by the state board of education shall be representative of the various elements of the educational community, and shall include the following:

(1) Seven classroom teachers from the public schools of whom at least one shall be an elementary school teacher, at least one shall be a junior high or middle school teacher and at least one shall be a senior high school teacher.

(2) One chief school administrator from the public schools.

(3) Three building level school administrators from the public schools of whom one shall be an elementary school administrator, one shall be a junior high or middle school administrator and one shall be a senior high school administrator.

(4) One teacher from an area vocational school or an area vocational-technical school.

(5) One special education teacher from the public schools.

(6) One administrator from an area vocational school or an area vocational-technical school.

(7) One special education administrator from the public schools.

(8) One classroom teacher from an accredited nonpublic school.

(9) One school administrator from an accredited nonpublic school.

(10) One dean or head of the school of education of a university under the supervision and control of the state board of regents.

(11) One representative of the faculty or administration of a private four-year college or university.

(12) One representative of the membership of a parent-teacher association who has never served on or been employed by a board of education.

(13) One person who is a member of the board of education of a school district.

(e) The members appointed under paragraphs (12) and (13) may advise, consult with and make recommendations to the other members of the professional standards board, but shall not have the power to vote.

(f) The commissioner of education or a member of the staff of the state department of education recommended by the commissioner shall serve the professional standards board as secretary.

History: L. 1969, ch. 339, § 2; L. 1974, ch. 317, § 1; L. 1975, ch. 385, § 1; L. 1979, ch. 232, § 2; L. 1984, ch. 271, § 1; L. 1988, ch. 284, § 1; July 1.



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