272.6  Qualifications for practitioners.

The board shall determine whether an applicant is qualified to perform the duties for which a license is sought. Applicants shall be disqualified for any of the following reasons:

1.  The applicant is less than twenty-one years of age. However, a student enrolled in a practitioner preparation program who meets board requirements for a temporary, limited- purpose license who is seeking to teach as part of a practicum or internship may be less than twenty-one years of age.

2.  The applicant has been convicted of child abuse or sexual abuse of a child.

3.  The applicant has been convicted of a felony.

4.  The applicant's application is fraudulent.

5.  The applicant's license or certification from another state is suspended or revoked.

6.  The applicant fails to meet board standards for application for an initial or renewed license.

Qualifications or criteria for the granting or revocation of a license or the determination of an individual's professional standing shall not include membership or nonmembership in any teachers' organization.

Section History: Early form

  [C97, § 2630; S13, § 2630-b; C24, 27, 31, § 3865; C35, § 3872-e2; C39, § 3872.02; C46, 50, 54, 58, 62, 66, 71, 73, 75, 77, 79, 81, § 260.6]

Section History: Recent form

  86 Acts, ch 1245, § 1444; 87 Acts, ch 224, § 33; 89 Acts, ch 265, § 6

  C93, § 272.6

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