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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 7STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
CHAPTER 231REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENTS
SUBCHAPTER BPREKINDERGARTEN-GRADE 6 ASSIGNMENTS
RULE §231.3General Education, Prekindergarten

(a) All-level certification in art, health education, music, physical education, speech communication and theatre arts, or theatre may be assigned to teach in the certified area(s) in Prekindergarten-Grade 12.

(b) An assignment for General Education, Prekindergarten, is allowed with one of the following certificates.

  (1) Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4.

  (2) Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6.

  (3) Core Subjects: Early Childhood-Grade 6.

  (4) Early Childhood Education (Prekindergarten and Kindergarten).

  (5) Elementary--General.

    (A) Teachers assigned prior to the 1991-1992 school year are required to complete a minimum of 90 clock-hours of in-service training (may be advanced academic training) or six semester credit hours in early childhood education, inclusive of but not limited to child development or language acquisition, by September 1, 1993, to be eligible for assignment.

    (B) Initial assignments beginning with the 1991-1992 school year require the early childhood education delivery system or endorsement.

  (6) Elementary--General (Grades 1-6).

    (A) Teachers assigned prior to the 1991-1992 school year are required to complete a minimum of 90 clock-hours of in-service training (may be advanced academic training) or six semester credit hours in early childhood education, inclusive of but not limited to child development or language acquisition, by September 1, 1993, to be eligible for assignment.

    (B) Initial assignments beginning with the 1991-1992 school year require the early childhood education delivery system or endorsement.

  (7) Elementary--General (Grades 1-8).

    (A) Teachers assigned prior to the 1991-1992 school year are required to complete a minimum of 90 clock-hours of in-service training (may be advanced academic training) or six semester credit hours in early childhood education, inclusive of but not limited to child development or language acquisition, by September 1, 1993, to be eligible for assignment.

    (B) Initial assignments beginning with the 1991-1992 school year require the early childhood education delivery system or endorsement.

  (8) Elementary Early Childhood Education (Prekindergarten-Grade 6).

  (9) Elementary Self-Contained (Grades 1-8).

    (A) Teachers assigned prior to the 1991-1992 school year are required to complete a minimum of 90 clock-hours of in-service training (may be advanced academic training) or six semester credit hours in early childhood education, inclusive of but not limited to child development or language acquisition, by September 1, 1993, to be eligible for assignment.

    (B) Initial assignments beginning with the 1991-1992 school year require the early childhood education delivery system or endorsement.

  (10) English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4.

  (11) English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6.

  (12) Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4.

  (13) Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6.

  (14) Kindergarten.

  (15) Master Mathematics Teacher (Early Childhood-Grade 4) (Mathematics only).

  (16) Master Reading Teacher (Early Childhood-Grade 12) (Reading only).

  (17) Master Science Teacher (Early Childhood-Grade 4) (Science only).

  (18) Prekindergarten-Grade 5.

  (19) Prekindergarten-Grade 6.

  (20) Teacher of Young Children--General.


Source Note: The provisions of this §231.3 adopted to be effective August 15, 2013, 38 TexReg 5076; amended to be effective December 29, 2014, 39 TexReg 10474

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