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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsAugust 2017


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14 DE Admin. Code 1544
The Professional Standards Board ("Board"), acting in consultation and cooperation with the Department of Education ("Department"), seeks the approval of the State Board of Education to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 1544 Secondary Social Studies Teacher. The regulation concerns the requirements for a Standard Certificate for Secondary Social Studies Teacher. The proposed changes include adding a definition of the term "passing score" to subsection 2.2; adding subsection 3.1.3; and adding Section 4.0 to specify the required examination of content knowledge and passing score for a Standard Certificate for Secondary Social Studies Teacher.
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for Secondary Social Studies Teacher. This certification is required for grades 9 to 12 and is valid in a Middle Level school, grades 6 to 8 and may be used in lieu of the Middle Level Social Studies Teacher certification in grades 6 to 8.
1.2 Except as otherwise provided, the requirements set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto, are incorporated herein by reference.
2.1 The definitions set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto, are incorporated herein by reference.
"Passing Score" means a minimum score as established by the Professional Standards Board, in consultation with the Department and with the approval of the State Board of Education.
3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. §1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as a Secondary Social Studies Teacher to an educator who has met the following:
3.1.2 Has met the requirements as set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto.; and
4.1.1 achieved on the Praxis Subject Assessment – Social Studies: Content Knowledge (ETS Test # 5081) a Passing Score of 157.
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