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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 7STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
CHAPTER 231REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL ASSIGNMENTS
SUBCHAPTER EGRADES 9 - 12 ASSIGNMENTS
DIVISION 5SCIENCE, GRADES 9-12 ASSIGNMENTS
RULE §231.215Environmental Systems, Environmental Science, and Aquatic Science, Grades 9-12

(a) An assignment for Environmental Systems, Advanced Placement (AP) Environmental Science, International Baccalaureate (IB) Environmental Systems, or Aquatic Science, Grades 9-12, is allowed with one of the following certificates.

  (1) Chemistry: Grades 7-12.

  (2) Chemistry: Grades 8-12.

  (3) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12--Biology.

  (4) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12--Earth Science.

  (5) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12--Science.

  (6) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12--Science, Composite.

  (7) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--Biology.

  (8) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--Earth Science.

  (9) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--Science.

  (10) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--Science, Composite.

  (11) Life Science: Grades 7-12 or Grades 8-12.

  (12) Master Science Teacher (Grades 8-12).

  (13) Science: Grades 7-12.

  (14) Science: Grades 8-12.

  (15) Secondary Biology (Grades 6-12).

  (16) Secondary Earth Science (Grades 6-12).

  (17) Secondary Science (Grades 6-12).

  (18) Secondary Science, Composite (Grades 6-12).

(b) An assignment for Environmental Systems, AP Environmental Science, or IB Environmental Systems, Grades 9-12, is allowed with a valid secondary or all-level teacher certificate plus 24 semester credit hours in science, including at least 12 semester credit hours in environmental science and/or ecology if assigned prior to the 1989-1990 school year or any science teaching certificate with 12 semester credit hours in environmental science and/or ecology.


Source Note: The provisions of this §231.215 adopted to be effective August 15, 2013, 38 TexReg 5076

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