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Division 8. Commission On Teacher Credentialing. Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation And Licensing Law Of 1970. Article 2. Credential Types, Authorizations, And Requirements. Specific Requirements for and Authorization of the Designated Subjects Three-Year Preliminary and Clear Career Technical Education Teaching Credentials.   

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This section pertains to individuals pursuing a credential pursuant to Senate Bill 1104 (Chap. 576, Stats. 2008).

(a) The minimum requirements for the issuance of an initial three-year preliminary career technical education teaching credential shall include all of the following:

(1) Verification by employers of three years of work experience directly related to each industry sector(s) to be named on the credential and listed in Section 80035.5. One year of the required work experience shall be within the last five years, or two years within the last ten years, immediately preceding the issuance of the three-year preliminary credential. One or more of the following may be used for up to a maximum of two of the three years of work experience:

(A) Possession of an advanced industry certificate related to the industry sector to be named on the preliminary credential as determined by a Commission-approved LEA may be used as one year of work experience;

(B) One year of full-time teaching experience providing instructional services in preschool or grades K-12 earned in a public or private school of equivalent status while holding a general education teaching credential based on completion of a teacher preparation program and student teaching may be used as one year of work experience;

(C) Forty-eight semester units or the quarter unit equivalent of postsecondary vocational training, related to the industry sector(s) to be named on the preliminary credential and verified by official transcript, may be used for a maximum of two of the three years of work experience.

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

(3) Verification that the applicant has been apprised of the requirements for the clear credential, including requirements of the program of personalized preparation;

(4) Submission of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service (form 41-4, rev. 9/08) available on the Commission's website and hereby incorporated by reference, together with its related Instruction and Information Sheet (rev. 9/08) and Form 41-ECC (Explanation of Criminal Conviction or Pending Criminal Charge) (rev. 7/08); the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1); and verification of completion of livescan, unless clearance is already on file with the Commission.

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

(b) The minimum requirements for the clear career technical education teaching credential shall include all of the following:

(1) A valid preliminary career technical education teaching credential;

(2) Completion of a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation;

(3) Completion of one of the following:

(A) two years of successful teaching on the basis of the preliminary career technical education teaching credential in the industry sector(s) listed; or

(B) completion of a Commission-approved program of advanced personalized preparation.

(4) Verification of knowledge of the Constitution of the United States, as specified in Education Code Section 44335, by one of the means described in Section 80415;

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

(6) The study of computer-based technology, including the uses of technology in educational settings.

(7) Submission of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service (form 41-4, rev. 9/08) available on the Commission's website and hereby incorporated by reference, together with its related Instruction and Information Sheet (rev. 9/08) and Form 41-ECC (Explanation of Criminal Conviction or Pending Criminal Charge) (rev. 7/08) and the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1).

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

(c) Authorization. The authorization of the three-year preliminary and clear career technical education teaching credentials shall be as follows:

(1) A preliminary career technical education teaching credential authorizes the holder to teach in the industry sector(s) named on the credential as specified in Section 80035.5 in grades 12 and below, and in classes organized primarily for adults, in career technical, trade or vocational courses which shall be part of a program of career technical, trade or vocational education.

(2) A clear career technical education teaching credential authorizes the holder to teach in the industry sector(s) named on the credential as specified in Section 80035.5 in grades 12 and below, and in classes organized primarily for adults, including services to English learners in specially designed content instruction delivered in English, in career technical, trade or vocational courses which shall be part of a program of career technical, trade or vocational education.

(d) Period of Validity. The period of validity of the preliminary and clear career technical education teaching credentials shall be as follows:

(1) A preliminary career technical education teaching credential issued on the basis of the applicant's satisfaction of all requirements in subsection (a) shall be valid for three years;

(2) A clear career technical education teaching credential issued on the basis of the applicant's satisfaction of all requirements specified in subsection (b) shall be valid for five years.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44225(e)

Education Code 44252

Education Code 44256(d)

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

Education Code 44260

Education Code 44260.1

Education Code 44260.9

Education Code 44335

Education Code 44339

Education Code 44340

Education Code 44341

(Added by Register 2010, No. 4.)