(a)  The Commission may issue Professional Lecturer Certification to a person in a profession, who, by virtue of academic degrees and professional expertise has developed special knowledge in one or more of the following areas:

(1)           Law

(2)           Psychology

(3)           Medicine

(b)  To be eligible for such certification, an applicant shall:

(1)           Have attained a degree from an institution of higher learning accredited by an accreditation agency recognized by the United States Department of Education in a subject listed in Paragraph (a) of this Rule;

(2)           Obtain the endorsement of a Commission-recognized School Director or In-Service Training Coordinator who shall:

(A)          recommend the applicant for certification as a professional lecturer; and

(B)          describe the applicant's expected participation, topical areas, duties, and responsibilities in a delivery of Commission-certified training conducted by the school; and

(C)          describe the attributes showing the applicant to be a beneficial contributor to the delivery or presentation in a Commission-certification training program.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑6;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2006; July 1, 1991; January 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 25, 2019.