Occupational Board Reform Act

General Information

Committee of Jurisdiction:Education
Occupation Regulated:Provisional Administrative Certificate
Occupational Board:Nebraska Department of Education
Contact:Clayton Waddle
Purpose:Educator Certification is responsible for the issuance of certificates or permits to qualified individuals to teach, provide special services, and administer in Nebraska schools. Educator Certification complies with the Nebraska Department of Education Ru
Regulated Professionals:5230
Year Created:1937
Year Active:1937
Sunset Date:None


Statutory Authorization:79-801; 92 Neb. Admin. Code Chap. 21, ยง 004
Parent Agency:


Number of Members:
Who Appoints:
Legislative Approval:
Qualifications of Members:
Per Diem:
Expense Reimbursement:
Term Length:
Terms Rotate or Expire at Once:


Required FY 2019-2018:0
Held FY 2019-2018:0
Required FY 2018-2017:0
Held FY 2018-2017:0
Required FY 2017-2016:0
Held FY 2017-2016:0
Required FY 2016-2015:0
Held FY 2016-2015:0
Required FY 2015-2014:0
Held FY 2015-2014:0


Support Staff:5
Shared or Separate:Shared (The budget accounts for all certification activities.)
FY 2019-2018 Budget:603883
FY 2018-2017 Budget:619035
FY 2017-2016 Budget:591651
FY 2016-2015 Budget:561263
FY 2015-2014 Budget:582081
Other Funding Sources:Educator Certification is self funded by fees.
Spending Authority:877995


Government Certificates Issued:78
Issued Certificate Descriptions:Provisional permits are issued when someone is 50% completed with a program of study to become a principal, curriculum supervisor, or special education director or 75% completed with a course of study to become a superintendent.
Government Certificates Revoked:0
Revoked Certificate Descriptions:There were no provisional administrative permits revoked.
Government Certificates Denied:0
Denied Certificate Descriptions:There were no provisional administrative permits denied.
Government Certificates Penalties Against:0
Penalty Certificate Descriptions:There were no provisional administrative permits that had penalties against them.
Explanation of Effectiveness:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/explanation1572288250.pdf
Potential HarmIf this permit is no longer available, someone who is working towards an administrative certificate, but not finished, would not be able to apply until 100% completed with their program of study.
Regulation Comparison:https://nebraskalegislature.gov/pdf/SurveyDocs/comparison1572288250.pdf
Subject to Regulations of Act(LB407):No
Survey Submitted: October 28, 2019 01:44 PM