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The Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board issues a five year Level I Certificate for Supervisor of Instruction to applicants who:
  • Have successfully completed a preparation program approved by the Education Professional Standards Board pursuant to 16 KAR 5:010;
  • Have completed three (3) years of full-time teaching experience;
  • Holds a master's degree; and
  • Qualifies for a Kentucky teaching certificate.

Additional Information: "Level I" means the standards-based program of studies designed for minimal preparation to serve in the position of supervisor of instruction.

"Level II" means the standards-based program of studies to attain the first five year renewal of the certificate for the position of supervisor of instruction.
The initial professional certificate shall be issued for a duration period of five years; and may be renewed subsequently for five year periods.
The first renewal shall require the completion of a Level II program approved by the Education Professional Standards Board pursuant to 16 KAR 5:010

How to apply for Supervisor of Instruction Certification

  • Fill out CA-1 application form (page 5 of the form is sent to EPSB from the university, recommending the appropriate certificate)
  • Make the appropriate payment through ePay online payment service for certification fees. Please note that any other forms of payment are not accepted and will be returned to the applicant.
  • Submit an OFFICIAL transcript showing the completion of coursework for this certificate
  • Upon receipt, the EPSB will issue a 5-year Professional Certificate

Division of Certification
Education Professional Standards Board

100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Renewal

Each five year renewal thereafter shall require:
  • Completion of a CA-2 application and
  • Two (2) years of experience as a supervisor of instruction;
  • Three (3) semester hours of additional graduate credit or the equivalent related to the position of supervisor of instruction; or
  • Forty-two (42) hours of approved training selected from programs approved for the Kentucky Effective Instructional Leadership Training Program.
  • Make the appropriate payment through ePay online payment service for certification fees. Please note that any other forms of payment are not accepted and will be returned to the applicant.
  • Mail to:

Division of Certification
Education Professional Standards Board

100 Airport Road, 3rd Floor
Frankfort, Kentucky 40601

Additional Information: If a lapse in certification occurs for lack of completion of the Level II preparation, certification may be reissued for a five year period upon successful completion of the Level II preparation, but for lack of the renewal requirements, the certificate may be reissued after the completion of an additional six semester hours of graduate study or the equivalent appropriate to the program.

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