DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Professional Standards Board

Statutory Authority: 14 Delaware Code, Section 122(d) (14 Del.C. §122(d))

14 DE Admin. Code 309

Educational Impact Analysis Pursuant To 14 Del.C. Section 122(d)

309 Certification Administrative – Supervisor Of Special Education

PROPOSED

A. Type Of Regulatory Action Requested

Repeal

B. Synopsis Of Subject Matter Of Regulation

The Professional Standards Board, acting in cooperation and collaboration with the Department of Education, seeks the approval of the State Board of Education to repeal 14 DE Admin. Code 309 Certification Administrative – Supervisor of Special Education. It is necessary to repeal this regulation as it is being incorporated into amended 14 DE Admin. Code 1523, Director of Special Education, as part of the Professional Standards Board’s continuing efforts to reduce the number and complexity of regulations governing the licensure and certification of educators.

309 Certification Administrative - Supervisor of Special Education Effective July 1, 1993

1.0 The following shall be required for the Standard License

1.1 Degree required

1.1.1 Master's degree from a regionally accredited college and,

1.3 Experience

3.3.1 Three years of full-time, classroom teaching experience as a special education teacher, while holding a Standard License for teaching Exceptional Children Standard certification is limited to LD, SED, MD, VI, HI, PI, Autistic/Severely Disabled and combinations thereof and,

1.3 Specialized Professional Preparation

1.3.1 Master's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a major in Administration and Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children and,

1.3.2 Eligible for a Standard License to teach Exceptional Children LD, SED, MD, VI, HI, Autistic/Severely Disabled and combinations thereof or,

1.3.3 Master's degree from a regionally accredited college and,

1.3.3.1 Eligible for a Standard Administrative License as an Administrative Supervisor in the State of Delaware and,

1.3.3.2 A three semester hour, graduate level course in the Administration and Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children and,

1.3.3.3 Eligible for a Standard License in Exceptional Children LD, SED, MD, VI, HI, Autistic/Severely Disabled and combinations thereof.

2.0 The following shall be required for the Limited Standard License

2.1 The Limited Standard License may be issued for a period of three years, at the request of a Delaware public school district, to a person employed in the above position to allow for the completion of the requirements for the Standard License in 1.0 or,

2.1.1 Master's degree from a regionally accredited college and,

2.1.2 Meets the requirements in 1.2 and,

2.1.3 Is eligible for a Standard License to teach Exceptional Children in 1.3.2 and,

2.1.4 Within six semester hours of meeting the course work requirements in 1.3.4.1 and 1.3.4.2.

3.0 Licenses that may be issued for this position include Standard and Limited Standard.

8 DE Reg. 827 (12/01/04)