The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education has the constitutional and statutory authority to make policy decisions that govern the public education system of the state. These policies appear in the online education bulletins. Bulletins related to certification include the following: 

Louisiana Standards for State Certification of School Personnel Bulletin 746 
Louisiana Standards for Approval of Teacher Education Programs Bulletin 996 
Louisiana Standards for Educational Leaders in Louisiana Bulletin 125

These bulletins are accessible on BESE'S Policy Webpage