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Delaware General AssemblyDelaware RegulationsMonthly Register of RegulationsOctober 2017

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14 DE Admin. Code 1542
The Professional Standards Board, acting in cooperation and consultation with the Department of Education, seeks the approval of the State Board of Education to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 1542 Secondary Mathematics Teacher. The regulation concerns the requirements for a Standard Certificate for Secondary Mathematics Teacher. The proposed changes include adding a definition of the term "passing score" to subsection 2.2; adding subsection 3.1.3; and adding Section 4.0 to specify the required examination of content knowledge and passing score for a Standard Certificate for Secondary Mathematics Teacher.
Notice of the proposed regulation was published in the Register of Regulations on August 1, 2017 in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "A." Persons who wished to present their views regarding the proposed regulation were invited to do so in writing by August 31, 2017. The Professional Standards Board did not receive written comments.
On September 7, 2017, the Professional Standards Board voted to propose for adoption by the Department of Education 14 DE Admin. Code 1542 Secondary Mathematics Teacher in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "A" subject to the State Board of Education's approval.
The Professional Standards Board found that it is appropriate to amend 14 DE Admin. Code 1542 Secondary Mathematics Teacher to add a definition of the term "passing score" to subsection 2.2; add subsection 3.1.3; and add Section 4.0 to specify the required examination of content knowledge and passing score for a Standard Certificate for Secondary Mathematics Teacher.
Pursuant to 14 Del.C. §§1203 & 1205(b), the regulation attached hereto as Exhibit "A" is hereby approved.
The text of 14 DE Admin. Code 1542 Secondary Mathematics Teacher amended shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and said regulation shall be cited as 14 DE Admin. Code 1542 Secondary Mathematics Teacher in the Administrative Code.
The actions hereinabove referred to were taken by the Professional Standards Board on September 7, 2017 and by the State Board of Education on September 19, 2017 pursuant to 14 Del.C. §§1203 & 1205(b). The effective date of the State Board of Education's Order will be ten (10) days from the date the Order is published in its final form in the Register of Regulations.
IT IS SO ORDERED the 19th day of September, 2017.
Approved this 19th day of September, 2017 by the State Board of Education
1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for Secondary Mathematics Teacher. This certification is required for grades 9 to 12 and is valid in a Middle Level school, grades 6 to 8 and may be used in lieu of the Middle Level Mathematics Teacher certification in grades 6 to 8.
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.
"Passing Score" means a minimum score as established by the Professional Standards Board, in consultation with the Department and with the approval of the State Board of Education.
3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. §1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as a Secondary Mathematics Teacher 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 achieved on the Praxis Subject Assessment - Mathematics: Content Knowledge (ETS Test # 5161) a Passing Score of 160.
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