General Re-education Requirements: Indian Studies: 67.1-02-02-07
Any teacher who graduated from a teacher education program after September 1, 1980, is required to meet the North Dakota Native American studies requirement which is two semester hours or three quarter hours of college credit in North Dakota Native American studies or the equivalent in inservice pursuant to approval by the education standards and practices board. The two-year certificate will be used for compliance for reentry and out-of-state applicants. Substitute teachers are exempt from the Indian studies requirement until a contracted position is accepted. The course must be completed within the time period of the first two-year certificate under which the educator becomes contracted in North Dakota. If this requirement is not met the certificate cannot be renewed until the course is completed.
History: Effective July 1, 1995; amended effective October 1, 1998.
General Authority: NDCC 15-36-01, 28-32-02
Law Implemented: NDCC 15-36-01