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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970.Article 1. General Provisions and Definitions. Prerequisite Credential or Permit for, Authorization of, and Period of Validity of the Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate, the English Learner Authorization and the Bilingual Authorization.   

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(a) Applicants for a Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate, English learner authorization or a bilingual authorization, must possess a valid California teaching credential, services credential, visiting faculty permit, child development permit, children's center instructional permit, or children's center supervision permit which credential or permit authorizes the holder to provide instruction to pupils in preschool, kindergarten, any of grades 1 to 12 inclusive, or classes primarily organized for adults, except for the following:

(1) Emergency credentials or permits.

(2) Exchange credentials as specified in Education Code Section 44333.

(3) District intern certificates as specified in Education Code Section 44325.

(4) Sojourn certified employee credentials as specified in Education Code Section 44856.

(5) Teacher education internship credentials as specified in Article 3 (commencing with Education Code Section 44450) of Chapter 3.

(b) Authorization of the CLAD Certificate and English learner authorization: The CLAD Certificate and English learner authorization authorizes the holder to provide both of the following services to English leaners:

(1) Instruction for English language development, as defined in Education Code Section 44253.2(a), in preschool, kindergarten, grades 1 to 12, inclusive, and classes organized primarily for adults, except in the following situations:

(A) If the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) is a children's center instructional or supervision permit or a child development permit, then instruction for English language development shall be limited to the programs authorized by that permit.

(B) If the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) is a designated subjects teaching credential in adult education, then instruction for English language development shall be limited to classes organized primarily for adults.

(2) Specially designed academic instruction delivered in English, defined in Education Code Section 44253.2(b) as specially designed content instruction delivered in English, in the subjects and at the grade or age levels authorized by the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a).

(c) Authorization of the bilingual authorization: The bilingual authorization authorizes the holder to provide both of the services authorized by the CLAD Certificate and English learner authorization as specified in Section 80015.2(b) and both of the following services to English learners whose primary language is the language indicated on the bilingual authorization:

(1) Content instruction delivered in the students' primary language in the subjects and at the grade or age levels authorized by the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a).

(2) Instruction for primary language development, as defined in Education Code Section 44253.2(d), in preschool, kindergarten, grades 1 to 12, inclusive, and classes organized primarily for adults, except in the following situations:

(A) If the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) is a children's center instructional or supervision permit or a child development permit, then instruction for primary language development shall be limited to the programs authorized by that permit.

(B) If the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) is a designated subjects teaching credential in adult education, then instruction for primary language development shall be limited to classes organized primarily for adults.

(d) An individual who holds an English learner or bilingual authorization, a CLAD or BCLAD Certificate, a Multiple Subject or Single Subject Teaching Credential with a CLAD or BCLAD Emphasis, a Language Development Specialist Certificate or a Bilingual Certificate of Competence may use the authorization to provide the English learner or bilingual services, as appropriate to the specific authorization, in conjunction with a valid prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a).

(e) Period of validity:

(1) The CLAD Certificate shall remain valid as long as the prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) remains valid.

(2) The English learner authorization may be added to a prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) and shall remain valid as long as the prerequisite credential or permit remains valid.

(3) The bilingual authorization shall be added to a prerequisite credential or permit specified in Section 80015.2(a) and shall remain valid as long as the prerequisite credential or permit remains valid.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44253.9

Reference:

Education Code 44253.2(d)

Education Code 44253.3

Education Code 44253.4

(Amended by Register 2010, No. 43.)