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14 DE Admin. Code 1520
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 1520 Early Childhood Teacher. The regulation concerns the requirements for a Standard Certificate for Early Childhood Teacher. The proposed changes include adding a definition of the term "passing score" to subsection 2.2; striking Limited Standard Certificate from subsection 3.1.1 to be consistent with the language of 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate; 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 Early Childhood Teacher.
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for Early Childhood Teacher. This certification is valid for birth to grade two (2); however, certification as an Elementary Teacher may also be used in K to grade 2.
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 an Early Childhood Teacher to an educator who has met the following:
3.1.1 Holds a valid Delaware Initial, Continuing, or Advanced License; or a Limited Standard, Standard or Professional Status Certificate issued by the Department prior to August 31, 2003; and,
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 - Education of Young Children (ETS Test # 5024) a Passing Score of 160.
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