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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970.Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements.Qualifying Experience and/or Education for the Designated Subjects Adult Education Teaching Credential.   

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(a) Qualifying experience, or experience and education, or education, for an adult education teaching credential authorizing the teaching of a general (nonacademic) subjects area shall meet one of the criteria described below:

(1) For preliminary full-time adult education teaching credentials issued pursuant to Section 80036(a) and preliminary part-time adult education teaching credentials issued pursuant to Section 80036.1(a):

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Years of Subject-Related

Education and/or Training

Experience Required

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High School Diploma or equivalent..............................................

+ 5 years

Twenty four semester units of collegiate course work, including

a minimum four semester units in the subject to be taught........

+ 4 years

Forty eight semester units of collegiate course work, including

a minimum eight semester units in the subject to be taught......

+ 3 years

Seventy two semester units of collegiate course work, including

a minimum twelve semester units in the subject to be taught....

+ 2 years

Ninety six semester units of collegiate course work, including a

minimum sixteen semester units in the subject to be taught......

+ 1 year

Baccalaureate degree with subject matter in the field to be

taught verified by at least one of the following:..........................

+ 0 years

Completion of 20 semester units or

10 upper division semester units in

the subject to be taught.

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(2) For three-year preliminary adult education teaching credentials issued pursuant to Section 80036.4(a), verification by employers of three years of experience directly related to each subject(s) to be named on the credential. One year of the required 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 experience:

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

(C) Forty-eight semester units or the quarter unit equivalent of postsecondary vocational training, related to the subject(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 experience.

(b) Qualifying education for an adult education credential authorizing the teaching of an academic subject shall include a baccalaureate or higher degree completed at a regionally accredited college or university and completion of 20 semester units or 10 upper division semester units in the subject to be taught.

(c) Qualifying education for an adult education credential authorizing the teaching of English as a Second Language shall include a baccalaureate or higher degree, a certificate, or completion of 20 semester units or 10 upper division semester units at a regionally accredited college or university in one or any combination of the following:

(1) Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL);

(2) Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL);

(3) any language other than English;

(4) linguistics;

(5) bilingual/bicultural studies;

(6) second language acquisition.

(d) Qualifying education for an adult education credential authorizing the teaching of Elementary and Secondary Basic Skills shall include a baccalaureate or higher degree completed at a regionally accredited college or university and completion of 20 semester units with at least three units in four of the following six areas: English, mathematics, science, social sciences, fine arts and a foreign language.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44260.2

Education Code 44260.3

Education Code. 44260.5

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 18).