18-2. Advanced Step or Lane Placement
18-2.1. Prior Work Experience Following Receipt of Bachelor’s Degree.
A teacher of drafting, industrial arts or unit shop subjects shall be allowed credit for salary step placement for service and experience as a registered architect, registered professional engineer or drafter senior level or above, journey-level crafts worker qualified through completion of a registered apprenticeship program or industrial experience at the technician level or above in the areas to be taught in the industrial education curriculum, gained through full-time employment in a position satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer, provided that such service and experience occurred subsequent to receiving a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
18-2.2. Prior Work Experience with Trade Certificate.
A Career and Technical Education teacher with an Illinois State Board of Education Professional Educator License (PEL) with an endorsement in Career and Technical Education, or an Educator License with Stipulations – Career and Technical Educator (ELS(CTE)), or an Educator License with Stipulations – Provisional Career and Technical Educator (ELS(CTEP)) shall be allowed credit for salary step placement for service and experience gained through non-educational industry related employment in a position satisfactory to the Chief Executive Officer.
18-2.3. Lane Placement with Trade Certificate.
The present practice of lane placement of teachers employed under a trade certificate will continue.