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14 DE Admin. Code 1591
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 1591 School Principal and Assistant Principal. The regulation concerns the requirements for certification of educational personnel, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a). It is necessary to amend this regulation in order provide research-based pathways to certification for school building leaders. This regulation sets forth the requirements for a School Principal or an Assistant School Principal.
Notice of the proposed amendment of the regulation was published in the Delaware Register of Regulations on October 1, 2012. The notice invited written comments. No comments were received.
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 1591 of the Administrative Code of Regulations of the Professional Standards Board.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of February, 2013.
Approved this 21st day of February, 2013.
State Board of Education
"Standards Board" means the Professional Standards Board established pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1201.
"Standard Certificate" means a credential issued to verify that an educator has the prescribed knowledge, skill or education to practice in a particular area, teach a particular subject, or teach a category of students.
"State Board" means the State Board of Education of the State of Delaware established pursuant to 14 Del.C. §104.
"Teaching Experience" means meeting students on a regularly scheduled basis, planning and delivering instruction, developing or preparing instructional materials, and evaluating student performance in any pK to 12 setting.
3.1.3.1.2 Supervision and Evaluation of Staff,
3.1.3.1.3 Curriculum Development,
3.1.3.1.4 School Business Management,
3.1.3.1.7 Child, Adolescent or Human Development, if not taken at the undergraduate level.
3.2.1 A minimum of three (3) years of teaching experience at the level to be initially assigned as a school Principal or Assistant Principal, except at the middle level, where the teaching experience may be at any pK to 12 level, or as a Principal or Assistant Principal of a school for exceptional students, where the teaching experience must have been with one or more of the categories of exceptional children served by the school.
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a) for School Principal and Assistant Principal. This certification is required for all School Principals and Assistant School Principals working in Delaware’s public school system.
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.
Certification Program for Leaders in Education” means a program comprised of education components as defined and approved by the Standards Board and the State Board pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
“School Principal Course of Study” means a course of study approved by the Standards Board and the State Board pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. §1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as a School Principal or an Assistant School Principal 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
4.1.1.2.1 A School Principal Course of Study, as defined in 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education; or
4.1.1.2.2 A School Principal Certification Program pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
5.1.1 Program application procedures are specified in 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
5.2.1 Program Evaluation Procedures are specified in 14 DE Admin Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
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