Title 5. Education.Division 8. Commission on Teacher Credentialing.Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970.Article 2. Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements. General Provisions Governing Emergency Permits
The provisions of this section shall apply to all emergency permits specified in Section 80023.
(a) Terms that are used in Sections 80023 through 80027.1, inclusive, are defined as follows:
(1) The terms ?employing agency? and ?local education agency? mean the school district, charter school, county office of education, nonpublic, nonsectarian school or agency, or school operating under the direction of a California state agency, which submits an emergency permit application to the Commission in order to employ the applicant.
(2) ?Applicant? is the individual for whom an emergency permit application is submitted.
(3) ?Regionally accredited college or university? means an institution of postsecondary education accredited by a regional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Postsecondary Accreditation and the United States Department of Education. In California the regional accrediting body is the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC).
(4) ?Related credential? refers to the credential that provides the same authorization as a particular emergency permit.
(b) The following entities may submit emergency permit applications. Each application shall be submitted to the Commission on behalf of the applicant.
(1) Public school districts in California.
(2) County offices of education or county superintendents of schools in California.
(3) Schools that operate under the direction of a California state agency.
(4) Nonpublic, nonsectarian schools and agencies as defined in Education Code Sections 56365 and 56366.
(5) Charter Schools as defined in Education Code Section 47605.
(c) Emergency permits are valid for the length of time specified as follows:
(1) An emergency permit is valid for one year.
(2) The expiration date of an emergency permit which is dependent upon the possession of a valid basic credential will expire with that credential if it expires before the date explained above. The emergency permit may be extended, with an application and fee but without verification of reissuance requirements, to the end of the specified period when the basic credential is renewed.
(3) An individual who holds an emergency permit that was initially issued prior to January 1, 2014, and has been reissued for two or more one-year periods shall not be reissued after January 1, 2014.
(4) An individual who holds an emergency permit that was initially issued prior to January 1, 2014, and has been reissued for less than two one-year periods may receive one or more reissuances of that permit for a maximum of two one-year periods.
(5) An individual who is issued an initial emergency permit on or after January 1, 2014, may receive one or more reissuances of that permit for a maximum of two additional one-year periods.
(d) Teaching or service authorized by an emergency permit shall be restricted to schools operated by the employing agency that requested the permit.
(e) A grade of ?C? or higher, ?Pass?, or ?Credit? must be earned in each course required for the initial issuance and reissuance of an emergency permit. ?Non-remedial? coursework for the purposes of this section shall be defined as coursework that is applicable toward a bachelor's degree or a higher degree at a regionally accredited college or university.
Education Code 44225(q)
Education Code 44225(d)
Education Code 44225(g)
Education Code 44300
(Amended by Register 2013, No. 28.)