12 NCAC 09G .0308          GENERAL INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

(a)  General Instructor Certifications issued after December 31, 1984, shall be limited to those topics that are not expressly incorporated under the Specialized Instructor Certification category, specified in Rule .0310 of this Section.  Individuals certified under the general instructor category are not authorized to teach any of the subjects specified in Rule .0310 of this Subchapter, entitled "Specialized Instructor Certification."  To qualify for issuance of General Instructor Certification, an applicant shall demonstrate a combination of education and experience in criminal justice and proficiency in the instructional process by meeting the following requirements:

(1)           Present documentary evidence showing that the applicant:

(A)          is a high school, college, or university graduate or has received a high school equivalency credential as recognized by the issuing state; and

(B)          has acquired four years of practical experience as a Criminal Justice Officer, Corrections Officer, Probation/Parole Officer an administrator or specialist in a field related to the criminal justice system, or an employee of a Criminal Justice Agency.

(2)           Present evidence showing successful completion of a Commission-accredited instructor training program or an equivalent instructor training course utilizing the Instructional Systems Design model, an international model with applications in education, military training, and private enterprise; and

(3)           Achieve a passing score on the comprehensive written examination administered by the Commission, as specified in 12 NCAC 09B .0413(d), within 60 days of completion of the Commission-accredited instructor training program.

(b)  Applications for General Instructor Certification shall be submitted to the Standards Division within 60 days of the date the applicant passed the state comprehensive written examination administered by the Commission for the Commission-accredited instructor training program or an equivalent instructor training course utilizing the Instructional Systems Design model, an international model with applications in education, military training, and private enterprise.

(c)  Persons having completed a Commission-accredited instructor training course or an equivalent instructor training course utilizing the Instructional Systems Design model, an international model with applications in education, military training, and private enterprise, and not having made application within 60 days of completion of the course shall complete a subsequent Commission-accredited instructor training course or an equivalent instructor training course utilizing the Instructional Systems Design model, an international model with applications in education, military training, and private enterprise, in its entirety.

 

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

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2017; February 1, 2016; November 1, 2015; January 1, 2015; January 1, 2006.