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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 7STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
CHAPTER 230PROFESSIONAL EDUCATOR PREPARATION AND CERTIFICATION
SUBCHAPTER GCERTIFICATE ISSUANCE PROCEDURES
RULE §230.105Issuance of Additional Certificates Based on Examination

A teacher who holds a valid provisional, professional, or standard classroom teaching certificate or a valid temporary classroom teaching certificate issued under the provisions of Subchapter H of this chapter (relating to Texas Educator Certificates Based on Certification and College Credentials from Other States or Territories of the United States), or Chapter 245 of this title (relating to Certification of Educators from Other Countries), and a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution of higher education may qualify for an additional teaching field or certification to teach at another level by passing the appropriate certification examination(s) for that subject. If a teacher holds multiple teaching certificates, all teaching certificates must be active before adding certification by examination. The rule shall not be used to qualify a classroom teacher for:

  (1) initial certification;

  (2) career and technical education certification based on skill and experience, with the exception of marketing education or marketing certificates;

  (3) the Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments Supplemental: Early Childhood-Grade 12 certificate;

  (4) another class of certificate, as listed in Subchapter D of this chapter (relating to Types and Classes of Certificates Issued); or

  (5) certification for which no certification examination has been developed.


Source Note: The provisions of this §230.105 adopted to be effective August 12, 2012, 37 TexReg 5753

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