1570 Early Childhood Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher


Published: 2015

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Title 14 Education

1500 Professional Standards Board

Professional Standards Board (Licensure, Certification and Professional Development)

1570 Early Childhood Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher

1.0 Content

1.1 This regulation shall apply to the issuance of a Standard Certificate, pursuant to 14 Del.C. §1220(a), for Early Childhood Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher. This certification is for Birth to Grade 2, however, certification as an Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher may also be used in K to grade 2.

1.2 Except as otherwise provided, the requirements set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto, are incorporated herein by reference.

10 DE Reg. 696 (10/01/06)

16 DE Reg. 286 (09/01/12)

2.0 Definitions

The definitions set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto, are incorporated herein by reference.

10 DE Reg. 696 (10/01/06)

16 DE Reg. 286 (09/01/12)

3.0 Standard Certificate

3.1 In accordance with 14 Del.C. §1220(a), the Department shall issue a Standard Certificate as an Early Childhood Exceptional Children Special Education Teacher to an educator who has met the following:

3.1.1 Holds a valid Delaware Initial, Continuing, or Advanced License; or a Limited Standard, Standard or Professional Status Certificate issued by the Department prior to August 31, 2003; and,

3.1.2 Has met the requirements as set forth in 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate, including any subsequent amendment or revision thereto; and,

3.1.3 Has satisfied the additional requirements in this regulation.

10 DE Reg. 696 (10/01/06)

16 DE Reg. 286 (09/01/12)

4.0 Additional Requirements

4.1 An Educator must also have met the following:

4.1.1 If the educator is applying for a first Standard certificate pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate 3.1.3.1, the required 15 credits or their equivalent in professional development required in 14 DE Admin. Code Standard Certificate 3.1.3.1 that must be satisfactorily completed for this standard certificate must at a minimum include the following areas;

4.1.1.1 Atypical Infants and Toddlers (3 credits);

4.1.1.2 Emergent Literacy in Reading and Writing (3 credits);

4.1.1.3 Assessment of Young Children (3 credits);

4.1.1.4 Differentiated Instruction for Young Children (3 credits); and

4.1.1.5 Consultation or Working with Families (3 credits).

4.1.2 If the educator is applying for a second or subsequent Standard Certificate pursuant to 14 DE Admin. Code 1505 Standard Certificate 5.0, the satisfactory completion of fifteen (15) credits or their equivalent in professional development in the following areas;

4.2.1.1 Atypical Infants and Toddlers (3 credits);

4.2.1.2 Emergent Literacy in Reading and Writing (3 credits);

4.2.1.3 Assessment of Young Children (3 credits);

4.2.1.4 Differentiated Instruction for Young Children (3 credits); and

4.2.1.5 Consultation or Working with Families (3 credits).

10 DE Reg. 696 (10/01/06)

16 DE Reg. 286 (09/01/12)