Drug possession conviction results in suspension, not revocation, of teaching certificate.

Topic: Professional Licensing, Decided by: Judge Miller 
Docket Number: 1338357 , Decision Date: July 7, 2013 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

The Professional Standards Commission (PSC) is authorized to sanction an educator’s teaching certificate due to a conviction for misdemeanor drug possession. Mitigating circumstances, however, justified a reduction of the sanction from revocation to a ninety day suspension followed by a monitoring period.

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