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Mathematics and Reading Professional Development Program   

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(a) This program is intended to serve the following categories of staff:

(1) Teachers employed in a public school for the purpose of teaching in a self-contained classroom that serves pupils in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 8, inclusive. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in both mathematics and reading.

(2) Teachers employed in a public school for the purpose of providing mathematics or reading instruction to pupils with exceptional needs. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in both mathematics and reading.

(3) Teachers who hold a single-subject teaching credential, certificate, or authorization issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing that authorizes them to teach English or social science in a classroom that is not self-contained and who are employed in a public school. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in reading.

(4) Holders of one-year emergency teaching permits and emergency career substitute teaching permits who are employed in a public school and assigned to teach English or social science courses in a classroom that is not self-contained. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in reading.

(5) Teachers who hold a single-subject teaching credential, certificate, or authorization issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing that authorizes them to teach mathematics or science in a classroom that is not self-contained and who are employed in a public school. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in mathematics.

(6) Holders of one-year emergency teaching permits and emergency career substitute teaching permits who are employed in a public school and assigned to teach mathematics or science courses in a classroom that is not self-contained. Teachers described in this paragraph are eligible to receive instruction in mathematics.

(7) Instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading who are employed in a public school for the purpose of assisting teachers in the instruction of pupils in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive. Instructional aides and paraprofessionals who directly assist with classroom instruction in mathematics or reading, as described in this subdivision, are eligible to receive instruction in mathematics or reading.

(b) Holders of emergency 30-day substitute teaching permits issued by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing are not eligible to receive training offered pursuant to this article.

(Amended by Stats. 2006, Ch. 524, Sec. 2.)