Issued Date: 08/26/10
All Shelby County Schools are accredited members of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Any changes in requirements for faculty qualifications by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools shall become requirements of the Shelby County Board of Education. The following SACS standards for continuing certification and licensure have been approved by the Shelby County Board of Education.
All certificated/licensed staff members shall earn at least six (6)
semester hours of credit or the equivalent during each five-year period of
employment. The six (6) semester hours or equivalency shall be designed to
increase competency in the areas of job responsibility. Thirty (30) hours of
system approved staff development is the equivalent of six (6) semester hours