DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
Statutory Authority: 14 Delaware Code,Sections 1250-1252 (14 Del.C. §§1250-1252) 14 DE Admin. Code 310
Repeal of Certification Regulation 310
I. Summary of the Evidence and Information Submitted
The Professional Standards Board, acting in cooperation and consultation with the Department of Education, seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to repeal regulation 310 from the DE Admin. Code. The regulation concerns the requirements for certification of educational personnel. As part of a continuing effort to reduce the number of regulations which govern virtually every aspect of State government, it is recommended that the above-referenced regulation be repealed.
Notice of the proposed repeal of the regulations was published in the News Journal and Delaware State News on October , in the form hereto attached as Exhibit “A”. The notice invited written comments. No written comments were received.
II. Findings of Facts
The Professional Standards Board and the State Board of Education find that it is appropriate to repeal this regulation as the content is incorporated into amended 14 DE Admin. Code 1531, School Leader I, 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.
III. Decision to Repeal the Regulations
For the foregoing reasons, the Professional Standards Board and the State Board of Education conclude the identified regulation should be repealed. Therefore, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1203 and § 1205(b)., the regulations attached hereto as Exhibit “B” are hereby repealed.
IV. Text and Citation
The text of the regulations 310, attached hereto as Exhibit “B” are repealed, and said regulations shall be deleted from the DE Admin. Code.
V. Effective Date of Order
The effective date of this Order shall be ten (10) days from the date this Order is published in the Delaware Register of Regulations.
APPROVED BY THE PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS BOARD THE 1ST DAY of DECEMBER, 2005
Harold Roberts, Chair Norman Brown
Heath Chasanov Edward Czerwinski
Angela Dunmore Karen Gordon
Barbara Grogg Bruce Harter
Leslie Holden Carla Lawson
Mary Mirabeau Gretchen Pikus
Karen Schilling Ross Carol Vukelich
FOR IMPLEMENTATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:
Valerie A. Woodruff, Secretary of Education
IT IS SO ORDERED this 15TH day of December 2005
STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
Jean W. Allen, President
Richard M. Farmer, Jr., Vice President
Mary B. Graham, Esquire
Gregory A. Hastings
Barbara B. Rutt
Dennis J. Savage
Dr. Claibourne D. Smith
310 Certification Administrative Supervisor/Reading Coordinator Effective July 1, 1993 1.0 The following shall be required for the Standard License for assignment as a district reading supervisor/coordinator or state supervisor of reading. 1.1 Degree required 1.1.1 Master's degree (or Master's equivalent) from an accredited college and, 1.2 Experience 1.2.1 Minimum of three years of successful teaching experience with at least two years in the classroom and, 1.3 Specialized Professional Preparation 1.3.1 Eligible for the Reading Specialist License and, 1.3.2 A three semester hour graduate level course in each of the following: 18.104.22.168 Educational Supervision 22.214.171.124 Technology in Education 126.96.36.199 Curriculum Development, and 1.3.3 Nine graduate semester hours in specialized reading courses chosen from the following: 188.8.131.52 Children's and Adolescent Literature 3 semester hours 184.108.40.206 Emergent Literacy 3 semester hours 220.127.116.11 Teaching English as a Second Language 3 semester hours 18.104.22.168 Seminar in Reading Research, and 3 semester hours 1.3.4 Six additional semester hours of graduate level courses chosen from the following: 22.214.171.124 Educational Assessment 3 semester hours 126.96.36.199 Legal Issues in Education 3 semester hours 188.8.131.52 Leadership in Education 3 semester hours 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 who meets the requirements listed below, and who is employed as a Reading Coordinator/Supervisor to allow for the completion of the requirements for the Standard License in1.0. 2.1.1 Bachelor's degree from an accredited college; and 2.1.2 Eligible for the Standard Reading Specialist License and, 2.1.3 Minimum of three years of successful teaching experience with at least two years in the classroom and, 2.1.4 Six additional semester hours in graduate level courses and, 2.1.5 Three semester hours in graduate level reading courses in 1.3.3. 3.0 Licenses that may be issues for this position include Standard and Limited Standard.
9 DE Reg. 1072 (01/01/06) (Final)