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Chapter 1. Credentials Issued Under The Teacher Preparation and Licensing Law of 1970 Article 2. Credential Types, Authorizations, and Requirements The Clear Resource Specialist Certificate of Competence from a Special Education Service Region with a Comprehensive Local Plan Approved by the Commission to Assess and Verify Completion for the Resource Specialist Added Authorization   

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(a) Requirements.

(1) A valid prerequisite special education credential or authorization as defined in Section 80070.1(b).

(2) Three or more years of teaching experience, including both general and special education teaching experience, as defined in Section 80070.1(c).

(3) Completion of a Commission-Approved Resource Specialist Added Authorization program, based on the Education Specialist Teaching and Other Related Services Credentials Program Standards (rev. 3/11) available on the Commission's website and hereby incorporated by reference, through a Special Education Service Region with a Comprehensive Local Plan approved by the Commission as defined in section 80070.1(d).

(4) A completed application form as found in section 80001, the experience specified in (2) above and the fee as specified in Section 80487.

(b) Validity Period. A Clear Resource Specialist Added Authorization authorizes service only if a valid prerequisite special education credential or authorization as defined in section 80070.1(b) is held concurrently.

(c) Special Education Service Regions with a Comprehensive Local Plan approved by the Commission to assess and verify completion for the Resource Specialist Added Authorization must transition to a Commission-approved program, provided in Education Code Section 44373(c), by July 1, 2013. All individuals enrolled in the programs must complete their course of study by July 1, 2013 or transition to a Commission-approved program found in section 80070.4. All applications for individuals completing the Added Authorization through the Special Education Service Regions must be submitted to the Commission by January 1, 2014.

Authority cited:

Education Code 44225

Reference:

Education Code 44273

Education Code 44373

Education Code 56362

Education Code 56362.5

(Amended by Register 2011, No. 25.)