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Period of Validity and Renewal Cycle for Professional Clear Teaching and Services Credentials.   

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(a) The period of validity and renewal cycle for professional clear teaching and services credentials, excluding designated subjects teaching credentials, are the following:

(1) For individuals who hold only one professional clear credential listed in (a):

(A) The initial period of validity shall be from the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

(B) If the renewal requirements have been completed at the time of application, then the following dating structure will be used:

1. If the renewal is submitted within one year prior to the expiration date of the credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire five years later.

2. If the renewal is submitted more than one year prior to the expiration date of the credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

3. If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

(C) If the renewal requirements have not been completed at the time of application, then the credential may be renewed, one time only, using the following dating structure.

1. If the renewal is submitted by the expiration date of the credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later.

2. If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month two years later.

(2) For individuals who hold two or more professional clear credentials listed in (a):

(A) The initial period of validity shall use the following dating structure.

1. The issuance date is that established in Title 5 Section 80440 independently for each credential, and all credentials will expire the first day of the following month five years later from the earliest issuance date.

(B) If all professional clear credentials held are renewed at the same time and the renewal requirements have been completed at the time of application, then the following dating structure will be used:

1. If the renewals are submitted within one year prior to the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire five years later.

2. If the renewals are submitted more than one year prior to the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

3. If the renewals are submitted after the expiration date, the credentials shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

(C) If all professional clear credentials held are renewed at the same time and the renewal requirements have not been completed at the time of application, then the credentials may be renewed, one time only, using the following dating structure.

1. If the renewals are submitted by the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later.

2. If the renewals are submitted after the expiration date, the credentials shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month two years later.

(D) If all professional clear credentials held are renewed at different times and the renewal requirements have been completed at the time of each application, then the following dating structure will be used.

1. If the renewals are submitted within one year prior to the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire five years later.

2. If the renewals are submitted more than one year prior to the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 independently for each credential, and all of the credentials will expire the first day of the following month five years from the earliest issuance date.

3. If the renewals are submitted after the expiration date, the credentials shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 independently for each credential, and all of the credentials will expire on the first day of the following month five years from the earliest issuance date.

(E) If all professional clear credentials held are renewed at different times and the renewal requirements have not been completed at the time of each application, then the credentials shall be renewed, one time only, using the following dating structure.

1. If the renewals are submitted by the expiration date of the credentials to be renewed, the credentials shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later.

2. If the renewals are submitted after the expiration date, the credentials shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 independently for each credential, and all of the credentials will expire on the first day of the following month two years from the earliest issuance date.

(3) For individuals who hold a dependent professional clear credential in (a) issued on basis of a non-professional-clear prerequisite credential:

(A) If the prerequisite credential is valid for more than five years from the issuance date of the dependent professional clear credential, then the following dating structure will be used.

1. The initial period of validity for the dependent professional clear credential shall be from the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

2. If the renewal requirements have been completed for the dependent professional clear credential at the time of application, then the following dating structure will be used.

a. If the renewal is submitted within one year prior to the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire five years later.

b. If the renewal is submitted more than one year prior to the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

c. If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

3. If the renewal requirements have not been completed for the dependent professional clear credential at the time of application, the credential shall be renewed, one time only, using the following dating structure.

a. If the renewal is submitted prior to the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later.

b. If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month two years later.

(B) If the prerequisite credential is valid for five years or less from the issuance date of the dependent professional clear credential, then the following dating structure will be used.

1. The initial period of validity for the dependent professional clear credential shall be the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire on the expiration date of the prerequisite credential.

2. If the renewal requirements have been completed for the dependent professional clear credential at the time of application, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire on the expiration date of the prerequisite credential.

3. If the renewal requirements have not been completed for the dependent professional clear credential at the time of application, the credential shall be renewed, one time only, using the following dating structure.

a. If the renewal is submitted by the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later or the expiration date of the prerequisite credential, which ever comes first.

b. If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date of the dependent professional clear credential, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month two years later or the expiration date of the prerequisite credential, which ever comes first.

(b) The period of validity and renewal cycle for professional clear designated subjects teaching credentials are the following:

(1) The initial period of validity shall be from the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

(2) If the renewal requirements have been completed at the time of application, then the following dating structure will be used.

(A) If the renewal is submitted within one year prior to the expiration date of the credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire five years later.

(B) If the renewal is submitted more than one year prior to the expiration date of the credential, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire the first day of the following month five years later.

(C) If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire on the first day of the following month five years later.

(3) If the renewal requirements have not been completed at the time of application, then the following dating structure will be used.

(A) If the renewal is submitted prior to the expiration date of the credential to be renewed, the credential shall be renewed using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire two years later.

(B) If the renewal is submitted after the expiration date, the credential shall be reissued using the issuance date established in Title 5 Section 80440 and will expire on the first day of the following month two years later.

(c) If the holder of a professional clear credential has already used the two-year extension for any professional clear credential, the professional growth and service requirements must always be completed before a professional clear credential of any type can be renewed or reissued.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(b) and (q)

Reference:

Education Code 44225(b)

Education Code 44251(b)(3)

Education Code 44277

Education Code 44279

(Amended by Register 98, No. 50.)