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Title 5. Education.Division 8. Commission on Teacher Credentialing.Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970.Article 1. General Provisions and Definitions. Single Subject Teaching Credential Authorization for Service   

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(a) The Single Subject Teaching Credential authorizes the holder to teach the content area(s) listed on the document in grades twelve and below, including preschool, and in classes organized primarily for adults.

(b) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential in the following content areas is authorized to teach health science:

(1) Health Science,

(2) Life Science, and

(3) Physical Education if the document was initially issued prior to January 1, 1981.

(c) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Agriculture, Business, Home Economics, Industrial Arts, or Industrial and Technology Education is authorized to teach the content area listed on the document in classes designated as career technical, trade, or vocational by the employing agency.

(d) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential in Foundational-Level General Science is authorized to teach the subject areas as described below in the following grade levels.

(1) Grades twelve and below, including preschool, and in classes organized primarily for adults:

(A) Introductory and general science,

(B) Introductory life science, and

(C) Introductory physical science.

(2) Grades preschool, and kindergarten through eight:

(A) Integrated science.

(e) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential in World Language: English Language Development is authorized to teach the subject area as described below at the grade and age levels specified in subsection (a):

(1) Departmentalized instruction in English language development including reading, writing, listening, and speaking as defined in Education Code section 44253.2(a);

(2) Specially designed content instruction delivered in English as defined in Education Code section 44253.2(b) within any content area(s) added to the credential or any additional credential(s) or subject area authorization(s) earned.

(f) The Single Subject Teaching Credential also authorizes the holder to provide one of the following:

(1) Individuals enrolled in a single subject teacher preparation program pursuant to Education Code Section 44259.5(a) on or before December 31, 2013 who remain continuously enrolled, as defined in Education Code Section 44252.1(b)(2), until program completion are authorized to provide instruction to limited-English proficient pupils as specified in Education Code Section 44253.3(a). The final initial issuance date for a preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential with the English learner authorization specified in this subsection shall be December 31, 2016.

(2) Individuals enrolled in a single subject teacher preparation program as specified in Education Code Section 44259.5(a) after December 31, 2013 are authorized to provide instruction for English language development as defined in Education Code Section 44253.2(a) and specially designed content instruction delivered in English as defined in Education Code Section 44253.2(b) within the content area(s) listed on the document.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(q)

Reference:

Education Code 44225(e)

Education Code 44252.1

Education Code 44253.2(a)

Education Code 44253.2(b)

Education Code 44253.3(a)

Education Code 44256

Education Code 44259.5

(Amended by Register 2013, No. 33.)