Wisconsin Administrative Code
Technical College System Board
Chapter TCS 3 - Certification Of Personnel: Requirements And Procedures
Section TCS 3.14 - State certification committee

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง TCS 3.14

Current through February 27, 2023

(1) CREATION. There is created a state certification committee to assist in the implementation of this chapter.

(2) MEMBERSHIP. The committee shall consist of 10 members appointed by the director for staggered 2-year terms commencing July 1 and ending June 30. No person may serve more than 3 consecutive 2-year terms. Members shall be selected in a manner that maximizes diversity of educational perspective. Members shall be appointed from persons recommended as follows:

(a) Four members shall be persons recommended for appointment by labor unions representing staff certified under this chapter.

(b) Six members shall be persons recommended for appointment by the Wisconsin association of vocational, technical and adult education administrators, each of whom is employed by a district and satisfies the following appointment categories:
1. Two members shall be district certification officers.

2. Two members shall be persons with instructional responsibilities.

3. One member shall be a district certification support staff member.

4. One member shall be a district affirmative action officer.

(c) A vacancy in the certification committee shall arise when an appointed member no longer represents the appointment category from which the appointment derived. The director shall appoint a new member who satisfies the category's requirement to fill the unexpired remainder of the term.

(d) The state certification officer shall staff the committee.

(3) SELECTION OF A CHAIRPERSON. At the first meeting of each year the committee shall elect a chairperson. No person may serve as chairperson for more than 2 successive annual terms.

(4) DUTIES. The committee shall:

(a) Review and recommend for implementation to the director, at least once every 5 years, the specific competencies required in courses or in- service activities to satisfy certification requirements.

(b) Recommend to the director, the specific courses offered by postsecondary degree granting institutions and district in-service activities which can be used to satisfy requirements under this chapter.

(c) Advise the director and offer proposals, at least once every 3 years, concerning the occupational experiences and job duties required to obtain certification in each occupational program or instructional area approved by the board.

(d) Advise the director and offer proposals, at least once every 3 years, concerning the academic preparation required for certification in basic skills and each general education instructional area approved by the board.

(e) Review and recommend to the director, at least once every 3 years, programs that share sufficient common competencies to allow provisional certification.

(f) Propose and recommend to the director, materials to be used by districts in implementing this chapter.

(g) Receive district board approved professional growth plans and recommend to the director, acceptance or modification of each.

(h) Propose to the director, the design of certification in-service programs.

(i) Propose to the director, modifications to the certification requirements.

(j) Advise the director and offer proposals, annually, concerning programs which are to be designated as new and emerging programs.

(k) Receive and consider complaints, suggestions, or inquiries on matters regarding certification and advise the director of action which the committee deems appropriate.

(L) Communicate with district certification committees regarding complaints, suggestions or certification inquiries.

Cr. Register, April, No. 448, eff. 3-1-93.

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