Emergency Permit (IN)

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Emergency Permit (IN)

Description
The Emergency Permit is a one-year permit issued at the request of an employing school district to fill a difficult or unmet staffing need. The applicant must have a bachelor’s degree and may or may not already hold a teaching license.
Permit Valid for 1 year
Employment: Required

State Information
State: Indiana
Contact Name: Office of Educator Licensing and Development (OELD)
Contact Phone: 317-232-9010
Contact Email: licensinghelp@doe.in.gov
For more information please visit the state website: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/emergency-permits

Minimum Academic Background
In most states, teachers must have a minimum academic background for certification.
The following is required for this route:
Completed BA Degree

Notes
Basic Skills not required for permit, may be required for Pedagogy.

Additional Requirements for this route include the following:

Mental Health Training: Required

Notes:
Content Language Exam information pending for the following languages: Arabic, ASL, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Korean, Russian

Basic Skills not required for permit, may be required for teacher education program.

The individual holding the EP must make a commitment to work toward completion of an approved program to either add the content area(s) of the EP to an existing license or to obtain an Initial Practitioner license for the content area(s).

Applying to the State
In most states, teachers must apply to the state Individually or through their local School District, or Teacher Program Institution. Requirements for the application are outlined below:

Application Submission: Individual
Online at: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/lvis

School District Requirements:
Verification of Employment
Verification of Search for a Certified Teacher
Documentation from the employing school superintendent certifying an emergency need for the applicant in the content area or areas or the school setting or settings of the request.

Copy of First Aid/Adult/Child CPR:
Required
CPR-Heimlich Maneuver-AED Certification required

Copy of Academic Transcripts: Required

Copy of International Records: Required
Transcript Evaluation Required
URL: http://langcred.org/resources/transcript-evaluation/?fwp_agency_accepted_by_states=indiana

Background Check
Required
Varies by District

Renewal: Renewable
The EP may be renewed by the school a maximum of two times if the applicant completes the renewal requirements of six semester hours as prescribed by a licensing advisor. The permit will have an issue date which coincides with the receipt date of the application. All EPs expire on June 30th.

When all program requirements are met, the educator will need to apply for licensure through his/her licensing advisor who will recommend the appropriate licensing action. If the recommendation is for an initial practitioner license, the applicant must also meet the necessary testing requirements.

Renewal Information Link: http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/emergency-permits#EmergPermit

Notes:
How to Apply for an Emergency Permit:
http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/how-apply-emergency-permit

When you apply for an original license there are 2 fees associated with the licensure: an Evaluation Fee and a License Application Fee. The initial payment will be used for the evaluation of your credentials. This fee is $35.00 (plus handling and transaction fees). After the evaluation is completed, a second payment of $35.00 (plus handling and transaction fees) will be due to issue the license. The Office of Educator Licensing will notify you when this payment is due.

Effective July 1, 2013, the department may not issue an initial teaching license at any grade level to an applicant for an initial teaching license unless the applicant shows evidence that the applicant has successfully completed education and training on the prevention of child suicide and the recognition of signs that a student may be considering suicide. For additional information, visit:
http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/suicide-prevention-training
For State Approved Providers visit:
http://www.doe.in.gov/licensing/cpr-heimlich-maneuver-aed-certification

Only those applicants who are “finalists” for a position need an expanded criminal history check.

Official foreign degree “course-by-course” report is required.
State approved evaluation agencies include:
Educational Credential Evaluators
World Education Services
Trustforte Corporation.
Permit applications are incomplete without degree evaluation report.
When all program requirements are met, the educator will need to apply for licensure through his/her licensing advisor who will recommend the appropriate licensing action. If the recommendation is for an initial practitioner license, the applicant must also meet the necessary testing requirements.

GENERAL NOTES FOR THIS ROUTE
An Emergency Permit is issued at the request of a school district in a content area for which the district is experiencing difficulty staffing the assignment with a properly licensed educator. The Emergency Permit (EP) is a temporary credential issued to a school corporation or special education cooperative for a person who is not licensed for that assignment. The applicant must possess the minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited university in order to be eligible for the EP. The individual holding the EP must make a commitment to work toward completion of an approved program to either add the content area(s) of the EP to an existing license or to obtain an initial practitioner license for the content area(s). The permit holder must meet with a licensing advisor at an Indiana institution in order to learn about the requirements for completing the appropriate program. An applicant has twelve (12) weeks from the day the teaching assignment begins in the school in which the applicant is employed to apply for an EP.

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Published On: 3/31/2017 4:48:51 PM


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