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§ 80615.1. Bilingual Authorization Program Precondition.

5 CA ADC § 80615.1Barclays Official California Code of RegulationsEffective: January 29, 2024

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 5. Education
Division 8. Commission on Teacher Credentialing
Chapter 5. Approved Programs
Article 2. Professional Preparation Programs
Effective: January 29, 2024
5 CCR § 80615.1
§ 80615.1. Bilingual Authorization Program Precondition.
Pursuant to Education Code sections 44225(h) and 44370 and in accordance with section 80615.4, the commission will assess applications for a bilingual teacher preparation program that meets the criteria set forth in this section and in section 80615.2 that has provided materials to demonstrate that the program addresses all bilingual teaching performance expectations as specified in 80615.3.
(a) An institution operating a program for the Bilingual Authorization must verify, prior to recommending a candidate for the authorization, that the candidate holds a prerequisite credential or is recommended for a prerequisite credential simultaneously. The prerequisite credential must include an English Learner authorization, or the candidate must be eligible for an English learner authorization pursuant to the provisions of Education Code section 44253.4(b)(1), and Title 5 California Code of Regulations (CCR) sections 80015.1(a)(1) and 80015.2.
(b) Acceptable prerequisite credentials include a valid California teaching credential, services credential with the added special class authorization, visiting faculty permit, child development permit (at the teacher level or higher) or children's center permit which credential or permit authorizes the holder to provide instruction to pupils in preschool, kindergarten, any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, or classes primarily organized for adults, except for the following: emergency credentials or permits, exchange credentials as specified in Education Code section 44333, district intern credentials as specified in Education Code section 44325, sojourn certificated employee credentials as specified in Education Code section 44856, and teacher education internship credentials as specified in Education Code Article 3 (commencing with Education Code section 44450) of Chapter 3.


1. New section filed 1-29-2024; operative 1-29-2024 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2024, No. 5).
This database is current through 4/12/24 Register 2024, No. 15.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 5, § 80615.1, 5 CA ADC § 80615.1
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