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Senate Bill 223 – Authorizes The Commission On Teacher Credentialing To Approve A Program Of Professional Preparation Offered By A Local Educational Agency For A Pupil Personnel Services: Child Welfare And Attendance Services
Existing law requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to establish standards for the issuance and renewal of credentials, certificates, and permits. Under existing law, the services credential, with a specialization in pupil personnel services, authorizes the holder to perform, at all grade levels, the pupil personnel service approved by the commission as designated on the credential, including, among others, in child welfare and attendance services.
Existing law establishes the minimum requirements for the services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services, which include, among others, completion of a commission-approved program of supervised field experience that includes direct classroom contact, jointly sponsored by a school district and a college or university.
This bill authorizes the Commission to approve a program of professional preparation offered by a local educational agency if the program of professional preparation meets standards of program quality and effectiveness that have been adopted by the commission for students to obtain a services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services in the area of child welfare and attendance services.
(SB 223 amends Education Code Section 44266.)