5 CA ADC § 80413


5 CCR s 80413

Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, s 80413


CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 5. EDUCATION
DIVISION 8. COMMISSION ON TEACHER CREDENTIALING
CHAPTER 4. PROCEDURE FOR APPLICATION FOR, ADDING AUTHORIZATION TO, AND
RENEWAL OF CREDENTIALS
ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
This database is current through 01/26/07, Register 2007, No. 4
s 80413. Specific Requirements for Preliminary and Professional
Clear Multiple and Single Subject Teaching Credentials for
Applicants Prepared in California.


(a) The minimum requirements for the five-year preliminary multiple and
single subject teaching credentials for California-prepared applicants
shall include successful completion of all of the following:

(1) A baccalaureate degree or higher degree, except in professional
education, from a regionally accredited institution of higher
education.


(2) Passage of the California Basic Educational Skills Test
(CBEST), as described in Education Code Section 44252, unless exempt
by statutes or regulations.


(3) A Commission-approved multiple subject or single subject
program of professional preparation, as appropriate to the
credential sought as described in Education Code Section
44259(b)(3).


(4) Completion of a study of alternative methods of developing
English language skills, including the study of reading, as provided
in Education Code Section 44259(b)(4). In addition multiple subject
applicants shall pass the reading instruction competence assessment
as provided in Education Code Section 44283.


(5) Subject-matter knowledge:


(A) For a multiple subject credential, an applicant enrolled in a
teacher preparation program prior to July 1, 2004 shall meet this
requirement either by passage of an examination as provided in
Education Code Sections 44280, 44281, and 44282 or by completion of
a subject-matter program as provided in Education Code Section
44310. An applicant enrolled in a teacher preparation program on or
after July 1, 2004 shall meet this requirement by passage of an
examination as provided in Education Code Sections 44280, 44281 and
44282.


(B) For a single subject credential, an applicant shall meet this
requirement either by passage of an examination as provided in
Education Code Sections 44280, 44281, and 44282 or by completion of
a subject-matter program as provided in Education Code Section
44310.


(6) Demonstration of knowledge of the Constitution of the United
States as provided in Education Code Section 44335.


(7) Demonstration of basic competency in the use of computers in
the classroom as provided in Education Code Section 44259(b)(7).


(8) The recommendation from a regionally accredited institution of
higher education that has a Commission-approved program in the
preliminary credential sought, as provided in Education Code Section
44227.


(b) The minimum requirements for the professional clear multiple or single
subject teaching credentials must be completed within five years from the
initial date of the issuance of the preliminary credential. The
requirements include, successful completion of all of the following:

(1) Possession of a valid preliminary teaching credential.


(2) Effective August 30, 2004, completion of a Commission-approved
program of beginning teacher induction as specified in Education
Code Section 44259(c)(2). If a beginning teacher is eligible for
induction but an employing agency verifies that induction is not
available or the employing agency verifies that the beginning
teacher is required under the federal No Child Left Behind Act of
2001 (20 U.S.C. Sec. 6301 et seq.) to complete subject matter course
work to be qualified for a teaching assignment, the beginning
teacher may complete a Commission-accredited fifth year program.


(3) A health education requirement, as provided in Education Code
Section 44259(c)(4)(A),


(4) Special education training, as provided in Education Code
Section 44259(c)(4)(B),


(5) Study of advanced computer-based technology, including the uses
of technology in educational settings, as provided in Education Code
Section 44259(c)(4)(C).


(6) Effective July 1, 2005 advanced study in the area of Teaching
English Learners.


(7) An application for a professional clear multiple subject or
single subject credential shall only be submitted by either (A) or
(B) below:


(A) A Commission-approved induction program; or


(B) A regionally accredited institution of higher education with a
Commission-accredited fifth year.


(c) All applicants for multiple subject and single subject professional
clear credentials issued pursuant to Education Code Section 44259(c) with
an issuance date on or after August 30, 2004 shall complete the
requirements in subsection (b)(2) above.

(d) Definitions:

(1) The term "employing agency" as used in this section shall mean:

(A) Public school districts in California.


(B) County offices of education or county superintendents of
schools in California.


(C) Schools that operate under the direction of a California state
agency.


(D) Nonpublic, nonsectarian schools and agencies as defined in
Education Code Sections 56365 and 56366.


(E) Charter Schools as established in Education Code Section 47600.

(F) Private schools.


(2) A beginning teacher is one who is eligible to participate in a
Commission-approved induction program.

Note: Authority cited: Section 44225, Education Code. Reference:
Sections 44227, 44251, 44252, 44259, 44259.5, 44280, 44281, 44283,
44310 and 44335, Education Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 8-22-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register
80,
No. 34).

2. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 5-15-97; operative
6-
14-97 (Register 97, No. 20).

3. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-26-2005; operative 6-25-2005
(Register
2005, No. 21).

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