§ 49.102. Educational Specialist I.

 (a)  The Educational Specialist I Certificate is valid for 6 years of service in public schools in this Commonwealth in each area for which it is endorsed. It may be converted to an Educational Specialist II Certificate in any endorsement area as provided in §  49.103 (relating to Educational Specialist II).

 (b)  The Educational Specialist I Certificate will be issued to applicants who:

   (1)  Present evidence of successful completion of a Department-approved educational specialist preparation program or its equivalent.

   (2)  Present evidence of satisfactory achievement in assessments prescribed by the Department under §  49.18(a) (relating to assessment).

   (3)  Receive recommendation for certification from a college or university if completing a Department-approved educational specialist preparation program.

Authority

   The provisions of this §  49.102 issued under sections 1317 and 1319 of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P. S. § §  367 and 369) (Repealed).

Source

   The provisions of this §  49.102 amended September 12, 1980, effective September 13, 1980, 10 Pa.B. 3665; amended September 24, 1999, effective September 25, 1999, 29 Pa.B. 4954; amended July 14, 2006, effective July 15, 2006, 36 Pa.B. 3655. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (260825).

Cross References

   This section cited in 22 Pa. Code §  19.3 (relating to nonteaching professional employee effectiveness rating tool); 22 Pa. Code §  49.1 (relating to definitions); and 22 Pa. Code §  49.2 (relating to inactivity and invalidity).



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