6A-4.00821: Florida Educational Leadership Examination
PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of this rule amendment is to adopt revisions to the registration form and to the examination fee structure. The effect of these changes will be a fee structure more aligned with the real cost of the examinations.
SUMMARY: The rule is proposed for amendment to adopt a revised registration form and a revised fee structure for the Florida Educational Leadership Examination.
SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS: No Statement of Estimated Regulatory Cost was prepared.
Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.
SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 1012.59(1) FS.
LAW IMPLEMENTED: 1012.59 FS.
A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:
DATE AND TIME: July 14, 2009, 10:00 a.m.
PLACE: Conference Call 1(888)808-6959; conference code 4617163
THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Dr. Michael Jones, Chief, Bureau of Postsecondary Assessment, Office of Assessment, Accountability, Research, and Measurement, 325 W. Gaines Street, Suite 414, Tallahassee, FL 32399, (850)245-0513
THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:
6A-4.00821 Florida Educational Leadership Examination.
(1) through (3) No change.
(4) Registration, late registration, and refunds.
(a) Registration for the examination shall be for the initial examination or for one (1) or more subtests not previously passed. To register to take the examination, an applicant shall submit a completed application to the test administration agency. The completed application shall be received by the test administration agency at least fifty (50) days preceding the examination date.
1. A completed application shall consist of the following:
a. A completed application Form CG-20-04, Registration Application: Certification Examinations for Florida Educators, which includes the applicant’s signature. Form CG-20-04 is hereby incorporated by reference and made a part of this rule to become effective September 1, 2009
August 1, 2008. This form may be obtained without cost from the Bureau of Educator Certification, Department of Education, 325 West Gaines Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32399 or may be submitted online via the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations/Florida Educational Leadership Examination Program Web site at http://www.fldoe.org/ edcert/apply.asp.
Before January 1, 2009, a fifty (50) dollar registration fee. Before September 1, 2009, Beginning January 1, 2009, an eighty-five (85) dollar first-time registration fee and a . A fee of one hundred (100) dollar s fee for each retake registration , effective January 1, 2009. Beginning September 1, 2009, a four hundred thirty (430) dollar fee for each first-time registration and a four hundred fifty (450) dollar fee for each retake registration.
c. A charge of one hundred (100) dollars in addition to the fees described in sub-subparagraph 6A-4.0021(4)(a)1.b., F.A.C., for certification applicants taking a supplemental examination.
2. An incomplete application shall be returned to the applicant. Applications which are completed and resubmitted to the test administration agency after the fifty (50) day deadline shall be acceptable only if the applicant complies with requirements specified in paragraph 6A-4.00821(4)(b), F.A.C.
(b) through (c) No change.
(5) through (10) No change.
Specific Authority 1012.56, 1012.59 FS. Law Implemented 1012.56 FS. History–New 12-25-86, Amended 1-11-89, 5-19-98, 10-6-99, 7-17-00, 7-16-01, 3-24-02, 10-17-02, 3-24-03, 7-21-03, 6-22-04, 5-19-08, 7-21-08,________.