(1) CREATION. There
is created a state certification committee to assist in the implementation of
(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:
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:
members shall be district certification officers.
2. Two members shall be persons with
One member shall be a district certification support staff member.
4. One member shall be a district affirmative
vacancy in the certification committee shall arise when an appointed member no
longer represents the appointment category from which the appointment derived.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.
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.
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
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.
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.
to the director, the design of certification in-service programs.
(i) Propose to the director, modifications to
the certification requirements.
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
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