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Adding Supplementary Authorizations to Teaching Credentials Used Predominantly In Secondary Schools.   

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(a) The holder of a valid teaching credential specified in Education Code Section 44256(a) may have one or more of the subjects listed in Sections 80089.1 and 80089.2, added as a supplementary authorization. The candidate or an approved institution shall verify completion of either (1) or (2) below:

(1) 20 semester hours or 10 upper division semester hours of non-remedial collegiate coursework in a subject listed in Sections 80089.1 or 80089.2, or

(2) a collegiate major in a subject directly related to each subject listed in Sections 80089.1 or 80089.2. A "C" grade or above in any course used to meet provisions of this section shall be required. Non-remedial coursework for the purposes of this section shall be defined as coursework that is applicable to bachelor's degree or a higher degree at a regionally accredited college or university.

(b) Authorization.

(1) A supplementary authorization added under the provisions of Section 80089.1 authorizes the holder to teach that subject at any grade level; preschool, kindergarten, grades 1-12, or in classes organized primarily for adults;

(2) A supplementary authorization added under the provisions of Section 80089.2 authorizes the holder to teach at any grade level (preschool, kindergarten, grades 1-12, or in classes organized primarily for adults) only the subject matter content typically included for that subject in curriculum guidelines and textbooks for study in grades 9 and below.

(c) Applicants who are progressing toward completion of supplementary authorization requirements as they existed on July 1, 1996, shall have until July 1, 1998, to apply for said authorizations.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44256

Education Code 44349

(Amended by Register 96, No. 44.)