Nev. Admin. Code § 391.393 - Limited endorsement to teach core academic subjects exclusively to pupils with disabilities

1. A special education teacher, whether new or not new to the profession, providing instruction at an elementary, middle, junior high or high school may be granted a limited endorsement to teach one or more core academic subjects exclusively to pupils with disabilities.
2. To receive the limited endorsement, a special education teacher must:
(a) Hold a valid license to teach special education;
(b) Receive, before and during the term of his or her limited endorsement, high-quality professional development that is sustained, intensive and focused on instruction in the classroom to ensure a positive and lasting impact on the teacher's instruction in the classroom; and
(c) Demonstrate satisfactory progress toward achieving competence in each applicable core academic subject as prescribed by the Department.
3. The term of a limited endorsement issued pursuant to this section is 3 years and the endorsement is not renewable. To continue teaching one or more core academic subjects exclusively to pupils with disabilities, the holder must, during the term of his or her limited endorsement, complete the requirements for designation as a highly qualified teacher by demonstrating competence in each applicable core academic subject in accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001, 20 U.S.C. § 7801(23), and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1401(10).
4. As used in this section, "core academic subject" has the meaning ascribed to it in 20 U.S.C. § 7801(11).

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Nev. Admin. Code § 391.393
Added to NAC by Comm'n on Prof. Standards in Education by R039-05, eff. 10-31-2005; A by R028-11, 10-26-2011

NRS 391.019, 391.032

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