§233.12: Career and Technical Education (Certificates not requiring experience and preparation in a skill area)

(a) Technology Education: Grades 6-12. The Technology Education: Grades 6-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2004. The holder of the Technology Education: Grades 6-12 certificate may teach all technology education courses, including Principles of Technology I and II, in Grades 6-12. All teachers assigned to teach Principals of Technology I and II shall participate in a Texas Education Agency (TEA)-approved workshop for beginning principles of technology teachers prior to teaching the course. Technology education teachers must also complete six semester hours of college physics prior to assignment to teach Principles of Technology I and II.

(b) Family and Consumer Sciences, Composite: Grades 6-12. The Family and Consumer Sciences, Composite: Grades 6-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2004. The holder of the Family and Consumer Sciences, Composite: Grades 6-12 certificate may teach all family and consumer sciences courses, including Skills for Living, in Grades 6-12.

(c) Human Development and Family Studies: Grades 8-12. The Human Development and Family Studies: Grades 8-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2004. The holder of the Human Development and Family Studies: Grades 8-12 certificate may teach the following family and consumer science courses in Grades 8-12: Individual and Family Life, Family Health Needs, Services for Older Adults, Child Development, Preparation for Parenting, and Child Care and Guidance, Management, and Services.

(d) Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Sciences: Grades 8-12. The Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Sciences: Grades 8-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2004. The holder of the Hospitality, Nutrition, and Food Sciences: Grades 8-12 certificate may teach the following family and consumer science courses in Grades 8-12: Nutrition and Food Science, Food Science and Technology, Institutional Maintenance Management and Services, Hospitality Services, and Food Production, Management, and Services.

(e) Teachers assigned to Career Investigation and Career Connections courses must hold teacher certification in any of the Career and Technical Education program areas, and shall participate in a TEA-approved two-hour workshop for beginning Career Investigation and Career Connections teachers prior to teaching the course. Teachers must also attend and participate in a TEA-sponsored Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference prior to assignment.

(f) Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12. The Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than September 1, 2005. The holder of the Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12 certificate is eligible to teach all agricultural science and technology courses in Grades 6-12, including Introductory Horticulture and Introductory Agricultural Mechanics.

(g) Business Education: Grades 6-12. The Business Education: Grades 6-12 certificate may be issued no earlier than November 8, 2006. The holder of the Business Education: Grades 6-12 certificate may teach all business education courses in Grades 6-12, excluding economics courses. Teachers are encouraged to attend and participate in a TEA-sponsored Career and Technical Education Professional Development Conference during the first year of assignment.

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Source Note: The provisions of this §233.12 adopted to be effective June 28, 2004, 29 TexReg 6088; amended to be effective June 4, 2006, 31 TexReg 4425; amended to be effective August 9, 2007, 32 TexReg 4756; amended to be effective June 22, 2008, 33 TexReg 4670; amended to be effective June 21, 2009, 34 TexReg 3943