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Staff Teaching Students Of Limited English Proficiency   

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Definitions

Instruction for English language development (ELD) means instruction designed specifically for limited-English-proficient students to develop their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in English. (Education Code 44253.2)

Specially designed academic instruction in English (SDAIE) means instruction in a subject area, delivered in English, that is specially designed to meet the needs of limited-English-proficient students. (Education Code 44253.2)

Content instruction delivered in the primary language means instruction in a subject area delivered in the primary language of the student. (Education Code 44253.2)

Teacher Qualifications

The Superintendent or designee shall ensure that a teacher providing instruction for ELD, SDAIE, and/or content instruction in any student's primary language possesses the appropriate authorization issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC).

The Board of Education shall make reasonable efforts to assign teachers with appropriate ELD authorizations to those students who need ELD instruction. However, a teacher awarded a Certificate of Completion of Staff Development for SDAIE pursuant to Education Code 44253.11 shall be considered certified and competent to provide ELD instruction. (Education Code 44253.11)

A teacher may be provisionally assigned to provide instruction for ELD or SDAIE during the period that he/she is pursuing training to complete a Certificate of Completion of Staff Development pursuant to Education Code 44253.10 or 44253.11.

(cf. 1312.4 - Williams Uniform Complaint Procedures)

(cf. 4112.2 - Certification)

(cf. 4112.21 - Interns)

(cf. 4112.24 - Teacher Qualifications Under the No Child Left Behind Act

(cf. 4113 - Assignment)

(cf. 4131 - Staff Development)

(cf. 4222 - Teacher Aides/Paraprofessionals)

(cf. 6174 - Education for English Language Learners)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

306 Definition, English learner

44253.1-44253.11 Certification for bilingual-crosscultural competence

44258.9 County superintendent review of teacher assignments

44259.5 Standards for teachers of all students, including English language learners

44380-44386 Alternative certification

44856 Employment of teachers from foreign countries

52160-52178 Bilingual-Bicultural Act of 1976

62001-62005. 5 Evaluation and sunsetting of programs

CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5

6100-6125 Teacher qualifications, No Child Left Behind Act

80015 Requirements for the CLAD certification or English learner authorization

80015.1-80015.4 Requirements for CLAD, English learner authorization or bilingual authorization

80021 Short-Term Staff Permit

80021.1 Provisional Internship Program

80024.7-80024.8 Emergency CLAD and bilingual permits

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

6319 Highly qualified teachers

6601-6651 Training and recruiting high-quality teachers

6801-7014 Language instruction for English learners and immigrant students

7801 Definitions, highly qualified teacher

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

200.55-200.57 Highly qualified teachers

COURT DECISIONS

Teresa P. et al v. Berkeley Unified School District et al (1989) 724 F.Supp. 698

Management Resources:

COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING PUBLICATIONS

CL-622 Serving English Learners, December 2010

CL-626B Bilingual Authorizations, November 2010

CL-626C Crosscultural, Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate, November 2010

CL-568 The Sojourn Certificated Employee Credential, August 2009

WEB SITES

CSBA: http://www.csba.org

California Association for Bilingual Education: http://www.bilingualeducation.org

California Department of Education, English Learners: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/el

California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages: http://www.catesol.org

Commission on Teacher Credentialing: http://www.ctc.ca.gov

U.S. Department of Education: http://www.ed.gov

Regulation VISTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

approved: October 21, 2010 Vista, California