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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970.Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements.Specific Requirements for and Authorization of the Designated Subjects Preliminary and Clear Part-Time Adult Education Teaching Credential.   

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(a) The minimum requirements for the issuance of an initial preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential in an academic subject area(s) specified in Section 80034(a) or in a general subjects area(s) except those included in the Career Technical Education and Personal Development categories specified in Section 80036.3 shall include all of the following:

(1) Verification of five years of experience and/or education related to each subject to be named on the credential and listed in Section 80036.3. The experience and/or education shall meet the criteria specified in Section 80036.2;

(2) Verification of a high school diploma or the equivalent;

(3) Meet the basic skills requirement as specified in Education Code Section 44252. Applicants for an adult education teaching credential authorizing the teaching of adults in an apprenticeship program or in a general subjects area(s) are exempt from this requirement;

(4) Verification that the applicant has been fully apprised of the requirements for both the preliminary and clear credentials, including the program of personalized preparation;

(5) Submission of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service as specified in Section 80001; the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1); and verification of completion of livescan, unless clearance is already on file with the Commission;

(6) Recommendation from a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation on a form approved by the Commission.

(7) Final date for the initial issuance of a preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential pursuant to this subsection shall be January 31, 2013.

(b) The minimum requirements for the continuance of a preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential shall be all of the following:

(1) A valid initial preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential;

(2) Completion of all Level I requirements of a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation.

(c) The minimum requirements for the clear part-time adult education teaching credential shall include all of the following:

(1) A valid preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential;

(2) Two years of successful teaching of adult learners in the subject(s) authorized by the preliminary adult education teaching credential;

(3) Completion of all Level I requirements of a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation;

(4) The study of health education as specified in Education Code Section 44259(c)(4)(A);

(5) Submission of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service as specified in Section 80001; and the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1);

(6) Recommendation from a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation on a form approved by the Commission.

(7) Applicants who have not completed the clear part-time adult education teaching credential requirements specified in this section on or before January 31, 2016 may apply for a three-year preliminary adult education teaching credential pursuant to Section 80036.4(a) or a clear adult education teaching credential pursuant to Section 80036.4(b), as determined by a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation.

(d) Authorization. The preliminary or clear part-time adult education teaching credential authorizes the holder to teach not more than half-time in the subject named on the credential in courses organized primarily for adults. For the purpose of this credential, half-time for the holder of this credential who teaches in only one school district shall not exceed one-half of a full-time assignment for adult educators in that school district. Half-time for the holder of this credential who teaches in more than one school district shall not exceed one-half of the greatest number of hours considered to be a full-time assignment for adult educators in any one of the districts.

(e) Period of Validity. The period of validity of the preliminary and clear part-time adult education teaching credentials shall be as follows:

(1) An initial preliminary part-time adult education teaching credential issued on the basis of the applicant's satisfaction of all requirements specified in subsection (a) shall be valid for five years but shall authorize service for no more than two years from the date of issuance of the credential unless the holder presents verification of the successful completion of all Level I requirements of a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation;

(2) A clear part-time adult education teaching credential issued on the basis of the applicant's satisfaction of all requirements specified in subsection (c) shall be valid for five years.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44225(e)

Education Code 44252

Education Code 44259(c)(4)(A)

Education Code 44260.5

Education Code 44339

Education Code 44340

Education Code 44341

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 18).