§233.7: English as a Second Language

(a) English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4. The English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2003. The holder of the English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach in an English as a second language program in prekindergarten-Grade 4. The holder of the English as a Second Language Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 4 certificate may teach the same content areas, in either an English as a second language or a 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 provisions of this subsection shall expire on September 1, 2011.

(b) English as a Second Language Generalist: Grades 4-8. The English as a Second Language Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2003. The holder of the English as a Second Language Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach in an English as a second language program in Grades 4-8. The holder of the English as a Second Language Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach the same content areas, in either an English as a second language or a general education program, as the holder of the Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificate may teach under §233.2(b) of this title.

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

(d) English as a Second Language Supplemental. The English as a Second Language Supplemental certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2003. The holder of the English as a Second Language Supplemental certificate may teach in an English as a second language program at the same grade levels and in the same content area(s) of the holder's base certificate.

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Source Note: The provisions of this §233.7 adopted 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