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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 12ARTS, AUDIO/VIDEO TECHNOLOGY, AND COMMUNICATIONS, GRADES 9-12 ASSIGNMENTS
RULE §231.331Professional Communications, Grades 9-12

An assignment for Professional Communications, Grades 9-12, is allowed with one of the following certificates.

  (1) All-Level Speech and Drama.

  (2) All-Level Speech Communications/Theatre Arts (Prekindergarten-Grade 12).

  (3) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12--Speech Communications.

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

  (5) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--Speech and Drama.

  (6) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School--English Language Arts, Composite.

  (7) Any vocational or career and technical education classroom teaching certificate specified in §233.13 of this title (relating to Career and Technical Education (Certificates not requiring experience and preparation in a skill area)) or §233.14 of this title (relating to Career and Technical Education (Certificates requiring experience and preparation in a skill area)). The school district is responsible for ensuring that each teacher assigned to Professional Communications, Grades 9-12, has completed appropriate education and/or training in effective communication strategies and demonstrates proficiency in oral and written communication.

  (8) Secondary English Language Arts, Composite (Grades 6-12).

  (9) Secondary Speech (Grades 6-12).

  (10) Secondary Speech Communications (Grades 6-12).

  (11) Speech: Grades 7-12.

  (12) Speech: Grades 8-12.


Source Note: The provisions of this §231.331 adopted to be effective August 15, 2013, 38 TexReg 5076; amended to be effective May 17, 2015, 40 TexReg 2527; amended to be effective December 21, 2017, 42 TexReg 7122; amended to be effective October 20, 2019, 44 TexReg 5907

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