§233.6: Bilingual Education

(a) Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4. The Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2002. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach in a bilingual prekindergarten program, a bilingual kindergarten program, and a bilingual program in Grades 1-4. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach the same content areas, in either a bilingual or general education program, as the holder of the Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach under §233.2(a) of this title (relating to Generalist). The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program in Early Childhood-Grade 4. The provisions of this subsection shall expire on September 1, 2011.

(b) Bilingual Generalist: Grades 4-8. The Bilingual Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2002. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach in a bilingual program in Grades 4-8. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach the same content areas, in either a bilingual or a general education program, as the holder of the Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach under §233.2(b) of this title. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program in Grades 4-8.

(c) Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6. The Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2008. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 certificate may teach in a bilingual prekindergarten program, a bilingual kindergarten program, and a bilingual program in Grades 1-6. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 certificate may teach the same content areas, in either a bilingual or general education program, as the holder of the Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 certificate may teach under §233.2(c) of this title. The holder of the Bilingual Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program in Early Childhood-Grade 6.

(d) Bilingual Education Supplemental: Early Childhood-Grade 4. The Bilingual Education Supplemental: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2002. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach in a bilingual program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate. The provisions of this subsection shall expire on September 1, 2011.

(e) Bilingual Education Supplemental: Grades 4-8. The Bilingual Education Supplemental: Grades 4-8 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2002. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach in a bilingual program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental: Grades 4-8 certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate. The provisions of this subsection shall expire on September 1, 2011.

(f) Bilingual Education Supplemental. The Bilingual Education Supplemental certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2009. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental certificate may teach in a bilingual program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate. The holder of the Bilingual Education Supplemental certificate may also teach in an English as a second language program at the same grade levels and in the content area(s) of the holder's base certificate.

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Source Note: The provisions of this §233.6 adopted to be effective June 9, 2002, 27 TexReg 4699; amended to be effective February 6, 2003, 28 TexReg 935; amended to be effective June 22, 2008, 33 TexReg 4670; amended to be effective June 21, 2009, 34 TexReg 3943