5 CA ADC § 80499


5 CCR s 80499

Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, s 80499


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 4. FEES FOR CREDENTIALS
This database is current through 01/26/07, Register 2007, No. 4
s 80499. Requirements for Adding an Authorization to an Existing
Credential.


(a) A qualified applicant who holds a teaching credential as described in
(b) and desires an additional authorization may apply for the
authorization by recommendation of an institution approved by the
Commission to recommend for the authorization, or may apply directly to
the Commission pursuant to (c), (d), (e) or (f) below.

(b) The following definitions apply only to s80499. A "qualified
applicant" is defined as a holder of a valid credential that meets the
definition of a "basic teaching credential" pursuant to Education Code
s44203(e)(1) only. The "holder of a valid credential" is defined as an
individual who possesses the appropriate, valid basic teaching credential.

(c) A qualified applicant holding a valid clear, life or professional
clear Multiple or Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain an
additional authorization when the holder has verified either (1), (2), or
(3) below.

(1) The holder of a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential may obtain
a Single Subject Teaching Credential by verifying both of the
following requirements:


(A) subject matter knowledge in the requested area by completion of
either the appropriate subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the
Commission, or a Commission-approved subject-matter program, and


(B) a course of three semester or four quarter units in subject
matter pedagogy directly related to teaching in a departmentalized
setting.


(2) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential by verifying all of the
following requirements:


(A) subject matter knowledge in the requested area by completion of
either the appropriate subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the
Commission, or a Commission-approved subject-matter program,


(B) a course of three semester or four quarter units in
subject-matter pedagogy directly related to teaching in a
self-contained setting, and


(C) study of alternative methods of developing English language
skills as described in Education Code Sections 44259(b)(4) and
44283. This requirement may be satisfied by either completion of
coursework or by passage of the Reading Instruction Competence
Assessment (RICA) at the level required for the Multiple Subject
Teaching Credential.


(3) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Single Subject Teaching Credential in an added authorization by
verifying the following requirement:


(A) subject matter knowledge in the requested area by completion of
either the appropriate subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the
Commission, or a Commission-approved subject-matter program.


(4) A grade of "C" or better, "Pass," or "Credit," must be earned
in the coursework in the study of alternative methods of developing
English language skills and the subject-matter pedagogy.


(5) The applicant will be granted a clear multiple or single
subject teaching authorization if the credential held is a clear or
life. The applicant will be granted a professional clear multiple or
single subject teaching authorization if the credential held is a
professional clear.


(d) A qualified applicant holding a valid preliminary Multiple or Single
Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a preliminary multiple or single
subject teaching authorization when the holder has verified successful
completion of (1), (2), and (3) below:

(1) The holder of a Multiple Subject Teaching Credential may obtain
a Single Subject Teaching Credential by verifying all of the
following requirements:


(A) subject matter knowledge in the requested area by completion of
either the appropriate subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the
Commission, or a Commission-approved subject-matter program,


(B) a course of three semester or four quarter units in subject
matter pedagogy directly related to teaching in a departmentalized
setting,


(C) study of alternative methods of developing English language
skills, as described in Education Code Section 44259(b)(4), and


(D) demonstration of a knowledge of the principles and provisions
of the Constitution of the United States pursuant to Education Code
Section 44335.


(2) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential by verifying all of the
following requirements:


(A) subject matter knowledge in the requested area by completion of
either the appropriate subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the
Commission, or a Commission-approved subject-matter program,


(B) a course of three semester or four quarter units in subject
matter pedagogy directly related to teaching in a self-contained
setting,


(C) study of alternative methods of developing English language
skills as described in Education Code Sections 44259(b)(4) and
44283. This requirement may be satisfied by either completion of
coursework or by passage of the RICA at the level required for the
Multiple Subject Teaching Credential, and


(D) demonstration of a knowledge of the principles and provisions
of the Constitution of the United States pursuant to Education Code
Section 44335.


(3) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Single Subject Teaching Credential in an added authorization by one
of the following methods:


(A) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Single Subject Teaching Credential in an added authorization by
verifying the requirements described in (A), (C), and (D) of (d)(1).
It will be valid for five years from the original issuance date of
the initial preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential.


(B) The holder of a Single Subject Teaching Credential may obtain a
Single Subject Teaching Credential in an added authorization by
verifying subject matter knowledge described in (A) of (d)(1). It
will be valid for two years from the original issuance date of the
initial preliminary Single Subject Teaching Credential.


(4) A grade of "C" or better, "Pass," or "Credit," must be earned
in the coursework in the study of alternative methods of developing
English language skills and the subject-matter pedagogy.


(5) The applicant will be granted a 5-year preliminary multiple or
single subject teaching authorization, with the exceptions described
in (d)(3). Upon completion of all requirements for the professional
clear credential as specified in Education Code, Section 44259(c),
the qualified applicant may be granted a professional clear single
or multiple subject teaching authorization.


(e) A qualified applicant holding a valid teaching credential obtained
prior to January 1, 1974, who has completed a fifth year program after
earning a baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited institution may
obtain a clear multiple or single subject teaching authorization by
verifying subject matter knowledge in the requested area. Subject matter
knowledge can be verified by completion of either the appropriate
subject-matter examination(s) adopted by the Commission, or a
Commission-approved subject-matter program.

(f) A qualified applicant holding a valid teaching credential obtained
prior to January 1, 1974, but who has not yet completed a fifth year
program after earning a baccalaureate degree at a regionally accredited
institution, may obtain a preliminary multiple or single subject teaching
authorization when the holder has verified subject matter knowledge in the
requested area by completion of either the appropriate subject-matter
examination(s) adopted by the Commission, or a Commission-approved
subject-matter program. Upon completion of a fifth year program including
the recommendation of a Commission-approved institution, the qualified
applicant may be granted a clear multiple or single subject teaching
authorization.

(g) When a teacher is assigned outside his or her grade level or
subject-matter authorization, opportunities for the teacher to have
available transitional supervision or training shall be provided as deemed
appropriate by the district or county superintendent.


Note: Authority cited: Section 44225(q), Education Code.
Reference: Sections 44225(e) and 44259, Education Code.

HISTORY

1. Renumbering from Section 80058 to Section 80499 and amendment filed
1-11-79;
effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 79, No. 2).

2. Amendment filed 8-22-80; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register
80,
No. 34).

3. Amendment filed 12-10-86; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register
86,
No. 50)

4. Amendment of section heading, section and Note filed 12-24-96;
operative 1-
23-97 (Register 96, No. 52).

5. Amendment of section heading and section filed 1-10-2000; operative
2-9-
2000 (Register 2000, No. 2).

5 CCR s 80499, 5 CA ADC s 80499
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5 CA ADC s 80499

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