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February 18, 2004
 

M E M O R A N D U M
 

TO:

CSU Presidents

FROM:

Charles B. Reed
Chancellor
 

SUBJECT:

Teacher Education Basic Credential Programs and California Subject Examinations for Teachers - Executive Order Number 896
 

Attached is a copy of Executive Order No. 896 relating to the role of California Subject Examinations for Teachers in the admission of students to, and continuation of students in, CSU programs leading to basic teaching credentials.

In accordance with policy of the California State University, the campus president has the responsibility for implementing executive orders where applicable and for maintaining the campus repository and index for all executive orders.

If you have questions regarding this executive order, please call the Office of Teacher Education and Public School Programs at (562) 951-4747.

CBR/JS

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CSU Deans of Education
CSU Provosts/Vice Presidents of Academic Affairs
Executive Staff, Office of the Chancellor


Executive Order 896
 

THE CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Office of the Chancellor
401 Golden Shore
Long Beach, California 90802-4210
(562) 951-4747

 

Executive Order:

896
 

Title:

Teacher Education Basic Credential Programs and California Subject Examinations for Teachers
 

Effective Date:

July 1, 2004
 

Supersedes:

Executive Order 758 (in part)
 

This Executive Order is issued pursuant to Sections 41000 through 41002 and Sections 41100 through 41103 of Title 5, California Code of Regulations, and Section 2 of Chapter III of the Standing Orders of the Board of Trustees of the California State University. It establishes standards for admission to teacher education basic credential programs and for entrance to a student teaching experience, in addition to the standards established by Executive Order No. 758.

Section 1. Admission with Postbaccalaureate Status to a Basic Teaching Credential Program

To be admitted to a multiple subject credential program or a Level-1 basic educational specialist credential program with postbaccalaureate status, a candidate shall have met the requirements specified in Executive Order No. 758 and shall have achieved a passing score on any California Subject Examination for Teachers that is required for the credential sought.

Section 2. Admission to an Internship Program Leading to a Basic Teaching Credential

To be admitted to an internship program designed to lead to a multiple subject credential or a Level-1 basic educational specialist credential, a candidate shall have met the requirements specified in Executive Order No. 758 and shall have achieved a passing score on any California Subject Examination for Teachers that is required for the credential sought.

Section 3. Admission to Student Teaching in an Integrated Teacher Preparation Program

To be admitted to the student teaching experience, students enrolled in an integrated program designed to lead concurrently to a bachelor's degree and a multiple subject teaching credential must meet the requirements specified in Executive Order No. 758 and have achieved a passing score on any California Subject Examination for Teachers that is required for the credential.

 

 


Charles B. Reed
Chancellor

Date: February 18, 2004