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14 DE Admin. Code 1571
The Professional Standards Board, acting in cooperation and consultation with the Department of Education, seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 1571 Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher in order to update and clarify some of the definitions, requirements, and to align title as this certification is required for an educator within the Delaware public school system whose primary assignment is teaching children with disabilities. This regulation sets forth the requirements for an Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher.
Notice of the proposed amendment of the regulation was published in the Delaware Register of Regulations on July 1, 2015. The notice invited written comments. One comment was received from Wilmington University. The suggested changes were taken into consideration, and some changes in grammar were corrected.
For the foregoing reasons, the Professional Standards Board and the State Board of Education conclude that it is appropriate to amend the regulation. Therefore, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1205(b), the regulation attached hereto as Exhibit "A" is hereby amended. Pursuant to the provision of 14 Del.C. §122(e), the regulation hereby amended shall be in effect for a period of five years from the effective date of this order as set forth in Section V. below.
The text of the regulation amended shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "A", and said regulation shall be cited as 14 DE Admin. Code 1571 Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher of the Administrative Code of Regulations of the Professional Standards Board.
APPROVED BY THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD THE 3rd DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2015
IT IS SO ORDERED this 17th day of September, 2015.
Department of Education
Approved this 17th day of September, 2015
1571 Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher of Students with Disabilities
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher of Students with Disabilities (Category).
1.1.1 This certification is required for an educator within the Delaware public school system whose primary assignment is teaching children with disabilities in grades K to 12.
1.1.1.1 Notwithstanding the above, the The Early Childhood Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher certification may be used for K to grade 2 in lieu of this Special Education Teacher of Students with Disabilities certification.
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.
"Students with Disabilities" means the same as "Child with a Disability" as provided in 14 Del.C. §3101(2).
3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. §1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as an Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher of Students with Disabilities 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;
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