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Professional Growth Requirements for Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credentials.   

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The provisions of Section 80550(a) and Sections 80552 through 80562 shall govern professional growth requirements for Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credentials, with the following exceptions and additions:

(a) The holder of a Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential that authorizes teaching only non-academic subjects shall not be required to select a professional growth advisor who possesses a baccalaureate degree as specified in Section 80556(b).

(b) The domains of professional growth, as defined in Section 80558(b), shall be expanded to include adult learners.

(c) The categories of professional growth activities, as defined in Section 80558(c), shall be expanded for the holder of a Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential that authorizes teaching a non-academic subject, to include technical training named on the credential.

or work experience in the non-academic subject

(d) For the clear part-time Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential, submission of a professional growth plan and record that verifies completion of 50 hours of approved professional growth activities shall be required.

(e) The one-half year of successful service specified in Section 80552(a) shall not be required.

(f) The chief administrative officer (or designee) of a public agency, some of whose employees are required to hold a valid Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential, may designate one or more persons to be professional growth advisors. However, the credential holder is responsible for selecting an appropriate advisors. Subject matter compatibility, interest in special topics, interactive skills, proximity of the advisor and advisor workload should be considered by the credential holder when selecting an advisor.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44225

Education Code 44252(a)

Education Code 44260.3

Education Code 44277

(Amended by Register 95, No. 15.)