Nev. Admin. Code § 391.120 - Qualifications for license

1. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5 or for a person who is applying for a secondary license pursuant to subsection 2, to receive a secondary license, a person must hold a bachelor's degree and have completed:
(a) A program of preparation for teaching in the secondary grades approved by the Board pursuant to NAC 391.557 and 391.558;
(b) Courses approved by the Board pursuant to NAC 391.082; or
(c) Twenty-two semester hours of courses in secondary education, as follows:
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 3, 8 semester hours of supervised teaching;
(2) A course in the methods and materials of teaching a field of specialization; and
(3) Any other courses in secondary education approved by the Commission.
2. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 5, to receive a secondary license with an endorsement in career and technical education, a person must hold a bachelor's degree in education with a major or minor in career and technical education or a bachelor's degree that is aligned to a subject area for which the board of trustees of a school district may offer a program of career and technical education pursuant to NAC 389.803 and:
(a) Have completed 23 semester hours of credit as follows:
(1) Except as otherwise provided in subsections 3 and 4, 8 semester hours of supervised teaching;
(2) Three semester hours in the methods of teaching career and technical education;
(3) Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, 3 semester hours in secondary curriculum and instruction;
(4) Three semester hours in career development and work-based learning;
(5) Three semester hours in management of pupil organization in career and technical education; and
(6) Any other courses in secondary education approved by the Commission;
(b) Complete 1 year of verifiable work experience, which may be paid or unpaid, in a business, industry or agency that is aligned to a subject area for which the board of trustees of a school district may offer a program of career and technical education pursuant to NAC 389.803; and
(c) Hold a valid license issued by a licensing authority of this State in the area of career and technical education for which the person is applying for an endorsement if such a license is required by state law.
3. If a person who is licensed pursuant to this chapter is applying for an additional license pursuant to NRS 391.0315 and the person has 3 years of verified teaching experience, the person is not required to complete the 8 semester hours of supervised teaching required by subsection 1 or 2, as applicable, but must fulfill those 8 semester hours by completing additional courses in secondary education approved by the Commission.
4. An applicant for an endorsement in career and technical education who holds a valid secondary license is exempt from the requirements of subparagraphs (2) and (3) of paragraph (a) of subsection 2.
5. An applicant for a secondary license who holds a valid license to teach elementary education, early childhood education, special education or middle school or junior high school education and who has previously satisfied the requirements of subsection 1 or 2, as applicable, or has completed comparable course work as determined by the Department, is not required to satisfy the requirements again to receive a secondary license.

Notes

Nev. Admin. Code § 391.120
Bd. of Education, Certification Reg. § 391.130, eff. 10-23-81-NAC A by Comm'n on Prof. Standards in Education, 9-1-89; 11-22-91; A by Bd. of Education, 7-19-96; A by Comm'n on Prof. Standards in Education by R181-97, 3-31-98; R223-05, 2-23-2006; R026-07, 10-31-2007; R018-11, 10-26-2011; A by R051-17AP, eff. 6/26/2018
NRS 391.019, as amended by section 19 of Assembly Bill No. 77, chapter 341, Statutes of Nevada 2017, at page 2116

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