DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

Professional Standards Board

Statutory Authority: 14 Delaware Code, Section 122(b)(6) (14 Del.C. §122(b)(6))

14 DE Admin. Code 1552

FINAL

REGULATORY IMPLEMENTING ORDER

1552 Career and Technical Specialist

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 amend 14 DE Admin. Code 1552 Career and Technical Specialist. The Career and Technical Specialist regulation is being amended to reflect the expiration date.

Notice of the proposed amendment of the regulation was published in the News Journal and the Delaware State News on Monday. June 2, 2008 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 amend this regulation to comply with changes in statute.

III. Decision to Amend the Regulation

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 “B” 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.

IV. Text and Citation

The text of the regulation amended shall be in the form attached hereto as Exhibit “B”, and said regulation shall be cited as 14 DE Admin. Code 1552 of the Administrative Code of Regulations of the Department of Education.

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 ON THE 7TH DAY OF AUGUST, 2008

Kathleen Thomas, Chair

Joanne Christian

Samtra Devard

Marilyn Dollard

Karen Gordon

Cristy Greaves

Lori Hudson

David Kohan

Jill Lewandowski

Wendy Murray

Gretchen Pikus

Whitney Price

Karen Schilling-Ross

Michael Thomas

Carol Vukelich

Cathy Zimmerman

FOR IMPLEMENTATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION:

Valerie A. Woodruff, Secretary of Education

IT IS SO ORDERED THIS 21ST DAY OF AUGUST, 2008

STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION

Jean W. Allen, President

Richard M. Farmer, Jr., Vice President

G. Patrick Heffernan

Jorge L. Melendez

Barbara Rutt

Dennis J. Savage

Terry M. Whittaker Ed.D.

 

1552 Career and Technical Specialist

1.0 Content

This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate for a Career and Technical Specialist in a specialized career and technical education program, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220.

6 DE Reg. 523 (10/1/02)

2.0 Standard Certificate

The following shall be required for the Standard Certificate for a Career and Technical Specialist.

2.1 Bachelor's degree from an accredited college; and

2.2 Licensure and Certification in a secondary content area.; and

2.3 Professional Education, which consists of 15 credit hours, as set forth herein, which may be satisfied by providing evidence of having fulfilled the requirement through alternative course work.

2.3.1 Six (6) credit hours consisting of Methods of Teaching Career and Technical Education or Methods and Materials and Approaches to Career Technical Education and History and Philosophy and Foundation and Organization of Career Technical Education; and

2.3.2 Nine (9) credit hours in professional education may be fulfilled by selecting from among the following: Leadership for Career and Technical Educators; Career Technical Lab Safety, Organization, and Management; Student Testing and Assessment in Career Technical Education; Assessment of Career Technical Education Program, Issues in Career Technical Education; Practices and Problems in Integrating Academic and Career Technical Education; Career Technical Occupation Analysis Needs Assessment; Career Technical Student Organizations and Activities; Modern Technology in Career Technical Education; Career Technical Education, Community and Industry Relations; Guidance, Placement and Follow up in Career Technical Education Career Technical Education for Special Education Students, and

2.4 Two years of successful, full time employment, within the last five (5) years, in an occupation directly related to the specialty area for which the applicant is being employed, or

2.5 Two years of full time, post secondary teaching experience within the last five (5) years, in the specific area in which the applicant is to be employed, or

2.6 A minimum of 15 credit hours, at least 6 of which must have been completed within the last three (3) years, of relevant course work in the specialty area for which approval is sought.

3.0 Effective Date

This regulation shall expire June 30, 2010.

6 DE Reg. 523 (10/1/02)

Renumbered effective 6/1/07 - see Conversion Table

12 DE Reg. 338 (09-01-08) (Final)