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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970 Article 2. Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements The Preliminary Resource Specialist Added Authorization on Direct Application   

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(a) Requirements.

(1) A valid prerequisite special education credential as found in section 80070.1(b).

(2) Three or more years of teaching experience as defined in 80070.1(c).

(3) A written statement obtained by the candidate verifying that the candidate, if granted the Preliminary Resource Specialist, Added Authorization will be employed as a Resource Specialist and the candidate will engage in a course of study through a Commission-approved program or an approved program through a Special Education Service Region with a Comprehensive Local Plan to qualify for the clear Resource Specialist Added Authorization as described in section 80070.4 or 80070.6. The statement may include the individual completing the program in section 80070.6 until the sunset date of July 1, 2013.

(4) A completed credential application form as found in section 80001, the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1), and the experience and statement specified in (2) and (3) above.

(b) Period of Validity. The Preliminary Resource Specialist Added Authorization is valid for three years. The Added Authorization authorizes service only if a valid prerequisite special education credential or authorization as found in section 80070.1(b) is held concurrently. If the valid prerequisite requires renewal within the three-year issuance of the Preliminary, the Preliminary authorization will be continued only until the initial three-year period is completed. The Preliminary Resource Specialist Added Authorization is not renewable.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225


Education Code 56362

Education Code 56362.5

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 25.)