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14 DE Admin. Code 1595
The Professional Standards Board, acting in cooperation and consultation with the Department of Education, seeks the consent of the State Board of Education to adopt 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education. The regulation concerns the requirements for certification of educational personnel, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a). It is necessary to adopt this regulation in order to define and set out the parameters for additional programs for Delaware leaders in education.This regulation sets forth the requirements for Certification Programs for Leaders in Education.
Notice of the proposed adoption 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 adopt the regulation. Therefore, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1205(b), the regulation attached hereto as Exhibit “A” is hereby adopted. Pursuant to the provision of 14 Del.C. §122(e), the regulation hereby adopted 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 adopted shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit “A”, and said regulation shall be cited as 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 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
This regulation shall apply to Certification Programs for Leaders in Education, pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1591 School Principal and Assistant School Principal, 14 DE Admin. Code 1592 Certified Central Office Personnel, 14 DE Admin. Code 1593 Superintendent, and 14 DE Admin. Code 1594 Special Education Director.
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.
2.2 The following words and terms, when used in this regulation, shall have the following meaning unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“Certified Central Office Personnel” means Directors, Supervisors, Administrative Assistants, Coordinators, and Managers in instructional areas.
“Cohort” means a group of educators that begins and finishes a course of study or certification program as an entity.
“School Principal” means a School Principal or an Assistant School Principal.
“Secretary” means the Delaware Secretary of Education
“Superintendent” means a Superintendent or an Assistant Superintendent.
3.1 School Principal Certification Program
3.1.1.1 A minimum of two hundred (200) hours of graduate level coursework or the equivalent in professional development with a focus on the responsibilities of a school principal and aligned with 14 DE Admin. Code 1590 Delaware Administrator Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1597 Delaware Professional Teaching Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1598 Delaware Professional Development Standards and DPAS for Administrators. The course work or equivalent professional development must be completed prior to a residency, internship or clinical experience;
3.2 School Principal Course of Study
3.2.1.1 The course of study must have a focus on the responsibilities of a school principal and be aligned with 14 DE Admin. Code 1590 Delaware Administrator Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1597 Delaware Professional Teaching Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1598 Delaware Professional Development Standards and DPAS for Administrators.
3.3 Certified Central Office Personnel Certification Program
3.3.1.1 A minimum of two hundred (200) hours of graduate level coursework or the equivalent in professional development aligned with 14 DE Admin. Code 1590 Delaware Administrator Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1597 Delaware Professional Teaching Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1598 Delaware Professional Development Standards and DPAS for Administrators, with a focus on the responsibilities of a Director, Supervisor, Administrative Assistant, Coordinator or Manager in an instructional area. The course work or equivalent professional development must be completed prior to a residency, internship or clinical experience;
3.4 Superintendent Certification Program
3.4.1.1 A minimum of two hundred and fifty (250) hours of graduate level coursework or the equivalent in professional development aligned with 14 DE Admin. Code 1590 Delaware Administrator Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1597 Delaware Professional Teaching Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1598 Delaware Professional Development Standards and DPAS for Administrators, with a focus on the responsibilities of a superintendent. The course work or equivalent professional development must be completed prior to a residency, internship or clinical experience;
3.5 Special Education Director Certification Program
3.5.1.1 A minimum of two hundred and fifty (250) hours of graduate level coursework or the equivalent in professional development aligned with 14 DE Admin. Code 1590 Delaware Administrator Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1597 Delaware Professional Teaching Standards, 14 DE Admin. Code 1598 Delaware Professional Development Standards and DPAS for Administrators, with a focus on exceptional children/special education. The course work or equivalent professional development must be completed prior to a residency, internship or clinical experience;
4.1 An application for a certification program pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1595 Certification Programs for Leaders in Education will be reviewed in the following sequence:
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