Assembly Bill 1251 – Creates A Workgroup To Discuss Credentialing For Computer Science Instruction

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Dec 06, 2023

This bill requires the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) convene a workgroup by July 1, 2024 on credentialing for instruction in computer science.  The workgroup will determine which single subject teaching credentials or designated subjects career technical education teaching credentials, if any, should also authorize teaching computer science and determine whether the CTC should establish a single subject teaching credential in computer science.  The workgroup will also make recommendations on strategies to meet the workforce demands associated with expanding access to computer science instruction to all pupils.

(AB 1251 adds Education Code Section 44257.5.)

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