|(a) The validity date of an emergency permit activated
and authorized under this subchapter is specified in §230.97
of this title (relating to Effective Dates of Certificates and Permit
(b) An emergency permit is valid for the remainder
of the school year for which it is activated and authorized by the
State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC). The emergency permit
must be submitted to the Texas Education Agency staff within 45 instructional
days from the date of assignment.
(c) An emergency permit authorized by the SBEC is valid
for service only in the requesting school district and only for the
assignments indicated on the emergency permit application.
(d) Effective with the 2017-2018 school year, the employment
of an individual on an emergency permit, with the exception of the
assignment as a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps instructor or
a teacher of students with visual impairments, may not exceed one
school year in the same assignment.
(e) Prior to the 2017-2018 school year, the individual
may serve in a specific assignment no more than one additional school
year beyond the initial emergency permit. To continue beyond the initial
emergency permit year, the individual must comply with the renewal
provisions specified in §230.81 of this title (relating to Renewal
Requirements and Procedures).
(f) Effective with the 2017-2018 school year, renewal
provisions specified in §230.81 of this title will no longer
apply for emergency permits, with the exception of teachers of students
with visual impairments.
(g) Effective with the 2017-2018 school year, to continue
employment in the assignment beyond the validity of the initial emergency
permit, the individual must hold the appropriate certificate, in accordance
with Chapter 231 of this title (relating to Requirements for Public
School Personnel Assignments). An individual may not serve as a classroom
teacher of record in the Texas school district for more than three
school years without obtaining initial, standard certification.