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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 24SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS, GRADES 9-12 ASSIGNMENTS
RULE §231.565Biotechnology I; Biotechnology II, Grades 9-12

(a) Subject to the requirements in subsection (b) of this section, an assignment for Biotechnology I or Biotechnology II, Grades 9-12, is allowed with one of the following certificates.

  (1) Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources: Grades 6-12.

  (2) Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12.

  (3) Any vocational agriculture certificate.

  (4) Health Science: Grades 6-12. This assignment requires a bachelor's degree.

  (5) Health Science Technology Education: Grades 8-12. This assignment requires a bachelor's degree.

  (6) Life Science: Grades 7-12.

  (7) Life Science: Grades 8-12.

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

  (9) Science: Grades 7-12.

  (10) Science: Grades 8-12.

  (11) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Grades 6-12.

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

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

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

  (15) Vocational Health Occupations. This assignment requires a bachelor's degree.

  (16) Vocational Health Science Technology. This assignment requires a bachelor's degree.

(b) All teachers assigned to this course shall participate in Texas Education Agency-approved training prior to teaching this course effective with the 2019-2020 school year. Specific details about the required training can be found at tea.texas.gov/cte.


Source Note: The provisions of this §231.565 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

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