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AP 804.2 Advanced Professional Endorsement AP 804.2 ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENT Teachers may satisfy the leadership portion of the Advanced Professional Endorsement by working a minimum of 16 hours in a position beyond the certified teaching contract that benefits the District, either staff members or students. This position may be a volunteer or stipend- compensated position, but must be agreed upon, and the scope of work documented, by the supervisor prior to the start of the leadership work. Evidence of hours completed must be submitted to the supervisor upon completion of work. If a leadership position is denied by the immediate supervisor, the teacher may appeal to their respective Assistant Superintendent. The following positions do not satisfy the requirement: hourly paid positions, coursework required for advanced degrees (Master’s degree, Education Specialist degree, Doctorate degree, continuing education classes etc.), Master Educator Premium, National Board Certification, game management, and Saturday school supervisor, SAT Saturday proctor. Reference Idaho Code 33-1201-A (3c), see also Idaho Code 33-1004-B (4) (5) Positions that meet eligibility criteria for Advanced Professional Endorsement: 1. Instructional specialist or instructional coach 2. Curriculum or assessment committee member 3. Team or committee leadership position 4. Data coach 5. Other leadership positions identified by the school district. Criteria to consider in determining if a leadership position qualifies for the Advanced Professional Endorsement: 1. 16 hours of work – can be a combination of positions/activities participated in between May 1 – May 1 of following year. 2. Any position that goes beyond the contract position – step above the contract could include but would not be limited to: volunteer, club advisor, or leadership stipend position (NMC stipend positions do not qualify). 3. Scope of work needs to benefit the district, staff, or students of District 91. 4. Provide evidence – calendar, agenda, pictures, videos, schedules, etc. 5. Principal-Supervisor/Teacher agreed upon activity prior to leadership work. 6. If questionable – Document and speak with evaluating principal. 7. If leadership position is denied, teacher may appeal to respective assistant superintendent. 8. Hourly paid positions are excluded. Game management, Saturday School, SAT Saturday proctor. 9. Master Educator Premium, National Board Certification, Master, Doctorate, (or other degrees), and any continuing education classes are excluded. Other information we need to share with staff: Once a teacher meets the initial qualification for the APE, they will no longer need to meet the leadership or IPLP portion to continue moving along the rung. Only the other qualifying criteria will be used (minus leadership). There is one criterion for the initial and another for moving along the rung. IDAHO DISTRICT/CHARTER RECOMMENDATION: Advanced Professional Endorsement INSTRUCTIONAL OR PUPIL SERVICE STAFF This form or the district’s/charter’s own recommendation form may be used by the superintendent/charter administrator to verify the completion of the requirements for Advanced Professional Endorsement. SECTION 1: To be completed by the applicant: Applicant’s Legal Name-Last, First, Middle Maiden/Former Name Current Personal Street Address Date of Birth City, State, Zip EDUID # SECTION 2: To be completed by the superintendent/charter administrator once all the requirements indicated below have been met: Based on personnel records, this statement must be prepared and signed by the superintendent/charter administrator to verify the completion of the requirements for the Advanced Professional Endorsement where the applicant is/was employed. Advanced Professional Endorsement Requirements ID §33-1201A Meets this Requirement PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENT: Applicant has held a Professional Endorsement for five (5) years or more. YES EXPERIENCE: Applicant has held a renewable certificate for at least eight (8) years or more, OR has completed a state board of education approved interim certificate of three (3) years or longer and held a renewable certificate for five (5) years or more. YES PROFESSIONAL COMPENSATION RUNG PERFORMANCE CRITERIA: Applicant has met the professional compensation rung performance criteria for four (4) of the five (5) previous years OR the third, fourth, and fifth year. The criteria is: • An overall rating of proficient or higher, and no components rated as unsatisfactory on the state framework for teaching evaluation; and • Majority of their students have met their measurable student achievement targets or student success indicator targets. YES ADVANCED PROFESSIONAL COMPENSATION RUNG PERFORMANCE CRITERIA: Applicant has met the advanced professional compensation rung performance criteria for three (3) of the five (5) previous years OR the fourth and fifth year. The criteria is: • An overall rating of proficient or higher, no components rated as unsatisfactory or basic, and rated as distinguished overall in Domain II – Classroom Environment or Domain III – Instruction and Use of Assessment on the state framework for teaching evaluation; and • Demonstrating seventy-five percent (75%) or more of their students have met their measurable student achievement targets or student success indicator targets. YES DISTRICT LEADERSHIP ROLE: During three (3) of the previous five (5) years, has served in an additional building or district leadership role in an Idaho public school. YES ANNUAL INDIVIDUALIZED PROFESSIONAL LEARNING PLAN: Applicant has an individualized professional learning plan developed with their district/charter supervisor. YES The above-named applicant is being recommended for the Advanced Professional Endorsement. Name of School District/Charter District/Charter Number Signature of the Superintendent/Charter Administrator Mail completed form to: Revised 5/4/2021 State Department of Education, Certification PO Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0027 Date