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Specific Requirements for and Authorization of the Designated Subjects Three-Year Preliminary and Clear Adult Education Teaching Credentials.   

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(a) The minimum requirements for the issuance of an initial three-year preliminary adult education teaching credential in an academic subject area(s) specified in Section 80034(a) or a subject(s) within the general subjects Career Technical Education and/or Personal Development categories listed in Section 80036.3 shall include all of the following:

(1) Verification of three years of experience and/or education related to each subject to be named on the credential. The experience and/or education shall meet the criteria specified in Section 80036.2;

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

(3) Meet the basic skills requirement as specified in Education Code Section 44252. Applicants for an adult education teaching credential authorizing the teaching of adults in an apprenticeship program, approved by the Apprenticeship Standards Division of the Department of Industrial Relations, or in a general subjects area(s) are exempt from this requirement.

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

(5) Submission of a completed Application for Credential Authorizing Public School Service as specified in Section 80001; the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1); and verification of completion of livescan, unless clearance is already on file with the Commission.

(6) Recommendation from a Commission-approved program of personalized preparation.

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

(1) A valid preliminary adult education teaching credential;

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

(3) Two years of successful teaching of adult learners in the subject(s) authorized by the preliminary adult education teaching credential;

(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 as specified in Section 80001 and the fee as specified in Section 80487(a)(1).

(8) Recommendation from a Commission-approved program of personalized.

(c) Authorization. The preliminary or clear adult education teaching credential authorizes the holder to teach the subject(s) named on the credential as specified in Section 80036.3 in courses organized primarily for adults.

(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 adult 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 adult 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 44259(c)(4)(A)

Education Code 44260.2

Education Code 44260.3

Education Code 44335

Education Code 44339

Education Code 44340

Education Code 44341

(Added by Register 2011, No. 18.)