Montana Code Annotated 2015

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     20-4-111. Emergency authorization of employment. (1) A district may request from the superintendent of public instruction an emergency authorization of employment for a person who is not the holder of a valid teacher or specialist certificate as an instructor of pupils when the district cannot secure the services of a person holding a valid certificate. The person must have previously held a valid teacher or specialist certificate or shall meet the standards of preparation prescribed by the policies of the board of public education for and during an emergency. Emergency authorization of employment must indicate:
     (a) the district to which the authorization is issued;
     (b) the person whom the district is authorized to employ;
     (c) the endorsement for elementary or secondary instruction and the specific subject fields for which authorization to employ the person is given; and
     (d) the school fiscal year for which the emergency authorization of employment is given.
     (2) Emergency authorization of employment of a person is valid for the school fiscal year identified on the authorization and may be renewed in accordance with the board of public education policies. A fee not to exceed $6 and, if no teacher or specialist certificate or emergency authorization of employment has ever been issued for the person, a filing fee of $6 must be paid for the issuance of an emergency authorization of employment. The superintendent of public instruction shall deposit the fees with the state treasurer to the credit of the general fund.
     (3) Emergency authorization of employment of a person may be revoked for good cause in accordance with the provisions of 20-4-110.

     History: En. 75-6011 by Sec. 81, Ch. 5, L. 1971; R.C.M. 1947, 75-6011; amd. Sec. 13, Ch. 511, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 26, Ch. 83, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 2, Ch. 103, L. 1989; amd. Sec. 3, Ch. 495, L. 1991.

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