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Specific Requirements for Preliminary and Clear Multiple and Single Subject Teaching Credentials for Applicants Prepared Outside California.   

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Specific Requirements for Preliminary and Clear Multiple and Single Subject Teaching Credentials for Applicants Prepared Outside California.

(a) The minimum requirements for the preliminary multiple or single subject teaching credential for out-of-state applicants shall include all of the following:

(1) A baccalaureate or higher degree from an accredited institution of postsecondary education;

(2) The completion of a teacher training program approved by the appropriate agency in the state where the course work was completed;

(3) Verification of subject-matter knowledge either by examination as specified in Education Code Sections 44280 and 44281 and described in Section 80071 of Title 5 Regulations; or by completion of a subject-matter waiver program as provided for in Education Code Section 44310 and described in Sections 80085 80094 of Title 5 Regulations;

(4) Demonstration of a knowledge of the various methods of teaching reading by one of the means described in Education Code Section 44259(e) or a course completed as part of the out-of-state teacher education program;

(5) Knowledge of the Constitution of the United States, as specified in Education Code Section 44335, by one of the means described in Section 80415 of this article;

(6) Passage of the California Basic Education Skills Test described in Education Code Section 44252.

(b) The minimum requirements for the clear multiple or single subject teaching credential include, in addition to those cited above for the preliminary multiple or single subject credential, all of the following:

(1) A fifth year of study completed in one of the following ways:

(A) As specified in Education Code Section 44259(b), by one of the means described in Section 80424 of this article, or

(B) Verification of a master's or higher degree from an out-of-state accredited postsecondary educational institution demonstrating completion of an educationally related and organized program involving at least 30 semester units of post-baccalaureate course work;

(2) Completion of the Health Unit, as specified in Education Code Section 44261, which may be satisfied by a course of study of at least one semester unit, or its equivalent, which may be offered or accepted by an accredited community college, college, or university;

(3) The completion of the study and practice of methods of teaching individuals with exceptional needs, as described in Section 80032.2 of Title 5 Regulations.

(c) The procedures for direct application to be followed by the applicant and by the Commission are specified in Section 80430.1.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225(b)

Reference:

Education Code 44227

Education Code 44252(a)

Education Code 44259

Education Code 44280

Education Code 44281

Education Code 44310

Education Code 44335

Section 67.5, Chapter 1247, Statutes of 1977.

(Amended by Register 86, No. 4.)