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Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit.   

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(a) Requirements for the initial issuance of an Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit include all the following:

(1) Possession of a baccalaureate or higher degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher education;

(2) Passage of the California Basic Educational Skills Test (CBEST) unless exempted by statutes or regulations;

(3) Verification, by employer(s), of either:

(A) Three consecutive years of at least ninety days per year of day-to-day substitute teaching in the California school district requesting the permit in the three years immediately preceding the date of the application, or

(B) If the county office of education is responsible for the assignment of the day-to-day substitutes for all their school districts, three consecutive years of at least ninety days per year of day-to-day substitute teaching accumulated from one or more California school districts in the county requesting the permit in the three years immediately preceding the date of application;

(4) Statement of endorsement signed by the superintendent of the employing school district or county office of education stating that the individual has served successfully in the district(s) and the district(s) would allow the individual to substitute teach for up to 60 days for one teacher during the school year;

(5) Verification that the employing agency will make available to the permit holder the staff development activities that are offered to their regular teaching staff; and

(6) Submission to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service (form 41-4, rev. 6-97); the fee(s) as specified in Section 80487; and, unless clearance is already on file with the Commission, personal identification on duplicate fingerprint cards and the completed Application for Character and Identification Clearance (form 41-CIC, rev. 11-96).

(b) Requirements for the reissuance of an Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit include all the following:

(1) Statement of continued endorsement from the superintendent of the emmploying school district or county office of education;

(2) Verification that staff development activities that were offered to their regular teaching staff were made available to the permit holder; and

(3) Submission to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service (form 41-4, rev. 6-97); and the fee(s) as specified in Section 80487.

(c) Authorization: The Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit authorizes the holder to serve as a substitute in any classroom; preschool, kindergarten and grades 1-12, inclusive; or in classes organized primarily for adults. However, the holder shall not serve as a substitute for more than 60 days for any one teacher during the school year. The permit shall be restricted to the schools operated by the employing agency that requested the permit.

(d) An Emergency Career Substitute Teaching Permit is valid for no less than one year and expires one calendar year from the first day of the month immediately following the date of issuance.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(q)

Reference:

Education Code 44225(d) and (e)

Education Code 44252(b)

Education Code 44339

Education Code 44340

Education Code 44341

(Added by Register 98, No. 32.)