An individual for whom an emergency permit is activated must
meet the following criteria.
(1) The individual must hold a bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution of higher education.
(A) For a career and technical education assignment
requiring certification based on both an associate's or more advanced
degree and experience in an occupational area to be taught, such as
health science technology education or health science, or a bachelor's
degree or higher and experience in the occupational area to be taught
such as marketing education, the individual must have completed the
degree requirement and have specified work experience.
(B) For a trade and industrial education assignment,
the individual must have specified work experience in lieu of a bachelor's
(2) The individual must be at least 18 years of age.
(3) The individual must be able to communicate and
understand the English language sufficiently to use it easily and
readily in daily communication and teaching, as specified in §230.11
of this title (relating to General Requirements).
(4) The individual must be of good moral character.
The State Board for Educator Certification may refuse to authorize
an emergency permit for an individual, applying the same standards
that would be applied to the administrative denial of an applicant
for certification under §249.12 of this title (relating to Administrative
(5) The individual must submit fingerprints in accordance
with §232.35(c) of this title (relating to Submission of Required
Information) and the Texas Education Code (TEC), §22.0831.