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Until section 44253.5 is administered   

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(a) Until the commission begins the administration of Section 44253.5, as added by Chapter 1050 of the Statutes of 1992, the commission shall continue to administer Sections 44253.5 and 44253.6 and Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 44475) of Chapter 3, as those sections and that article existed on December 31, 1992.

(b) A teacher who earned a passing score on a part of the examination for the bilingual cross-cultural certificate that was administered by the commission pursuant to Sections 44253.5 and 44253.6 as those sections existed on December 31, 1992, shall not be required by the commission, as a requirement for earning the certificate described in Section 44253.3 or 44253.4, to take a duplicate examination within nine years of the date when the teacher earned the passing score.

(c) A teacher who has passed both sections of the examination for the language development specialist certificate of competence that was administered by the commission pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 44475) of Chapter 3 as that article existed on December 31, 1992, shall have five years from the date of his or her earliest passing score to complete the other requirements and apply for the language development specialist certificate of competence.

(d) After the commission begins to administer the examinations required by Section 44253.5, the commission shall continue to administer, until June 30, 1995, the examination for the language development specialist certificate administered pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 44475) of Chapter 3 as that article existed on December 31, 1992, solely to those individuals who, on or after June 30, 1992, were enrolled in language development specialist programs approved by the commission pursuant to that article.

(e) Certificates of bilingual cross-cultural competence issued by the commission pursuant to Sections 44253.5 and 44253.6 as those sections existed on December 31, 1992, and certificates of competence as language development specialist issued by the commission pursuant to Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 44475) of Chapter 3 as it existed on December 31, 1992, shall remain valid as long as the holder's prerequisite teaching credential for those certificates as specified in Sections 44253.5 and 44253.6 and Article 3.5 (commencing with Section 44475) of Chapter 3 remain valid.

(Amended by Stats. 1993, Ch. 809, Sec. 4.)

Reference:

Education Code 44253.3

Education Code 44253.4

Education Code 44253.5

Education Code 44253.6

Education Code 44475