SDE: August 1998 Changes - CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS

CERTIFICATION REGULATIONS -- Highlights of Changes AUGUST 1998

Table of Contents

Note: Page numbers refer to Regulations Concerning State Educator Certificates, Permits and Authorization dated July 1, 1995

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Effective August 6, 1998
(pages 28-30)

1. Minor Assignments

  • Need at least 12 semester hours of credit in the subject to be taught.
  • District waiver option of 12 credits.
  • May renew one time - need additional 6 semester hours of credit.
2. Limited Extended Authorization for Early Childhood (N-3)
  • Need at least 12 semester hours of credit in elementary education and 10 months N-3 teaching.
  • District waiver option of 12 credits.
  • May renew on time - need additional 6 semester hours of credit.
3. Substitute Teacher Authorization Beyond 40 days
  • Not valid for more than one school year in any one district.
4. Durational Shortage Area Permit
  • Cannot be used more than three times.
  • Need to pass Praxis II prior to final reissuance.

Effective August 6, 1998
Coaching of Interscholastic Athletics in Elementary
and Secondary Schools

(pages 31-32)

Requirements

  • A person serving as a director of athletics, not responsible for supervision, must hold a coaching permit.
  • A person serving as a director of athletics, responsible for supervision of coaches, must hold a valid Connecticut educator certificate.
  • A person serving as a director of athletics, with district-wide responsibilities for the athletics program and/or evaluation of certified staff, must hold a Connecticut educator certificate endorsed for intermediate administration or supervision (Grandparent clause).
Coaching Permit
  • Among other requirements, must have successfully completed a standard first aid course no earlier than three years prior to the date of application and every three years from the date of the course thereafter, and CPR certification annually.
Temporary Emergency Coaching Permit
  • Among other requirements, must have completed successfully, no earlier than one year prior to the date of application, a standard first aid course and CPR certification.
Temporary Emergency Coaching Permit Issuance
  • A temporary emergency coaching permit may be issued for a second time for one year if the employing agent of the board of education submits evidence that the applicant has enrolled in or completed successfully at least two credits of 30 clock hours of instruction toward the requirements for a coaching permit.
  • No temporary emergency coaching permit shall be reissued more than once.

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