N.D. Admin Code 67-11-22-03 - Types of credentials

Current through Supplement No. 383, January, 2022

1. A level I credential:
a. Is issued upon satisfying the following requirements:
(1) Hold a valid teaching license issued by the board; and
(2) Complete one of the following:
(a) Complete two hundred or more hours of documented computer science or cybersecurity training as approved by the department;
(b) Obtain fifteen or more credits in computer science or cybersecurity as approved by the department; or
(c) Demonstrate computer science or cybersecurity competencies through obtaining three stacks of department-approved microcredentials.
b. Allows the recipient to teach any computer science or cybersecurity-related course, including advanced courses, at any grade level corresponding with the recipient's teaching license.
2. A level II credential:
a. Is issued upon satisfying the following requirements:
(1) Hold a valid teaching license issued by the board; and
(2) Complete one of the following:
(a) Complete forty or more hours documented computer science or cybersecurity training as approved by the department;
(b) Obtain six or more credits in computer science or cybersecurity as approved by the department; or
(c) Demonstrate computer science or cybersecurity competencies through obtaining one stack of department-approved microcredentials.
b. Allows the recipient to teach introductory and intermediate-level computer science or cybersecurity-related courses, as determined by the department, at any grade level corresponding with the recipient's teaching license.
3. A level III credential:
a. Is issued upon satisfying the following requirements:
(1) Hold a valid teaching license issued by the board; and
(2) Complete one of the following:
(a) Complete fifteen or more hours documented computer science or cybersecurity training as approved by the department; or
(b) Demonstrate computer science or cybersecurity competencies through obtaining three or more stacks of department-approved microcredentials.
b. Allows the recipient to teach integrated computer science or cybersecurity-related instruction in other contents at any grade level corresponding with the recipient's teaching license. The recipient also may teach computer science or cybersecurity-related courses in grades kindergarten through grade eight as applicable to the recipient's teaching license.

Notes

N.D. Admin Code 67-11-22-03
Adopted by Administrative Rules Supplement 376, April 2020, effective April 1, 2020.

General Authority: NDCC 15.1-02-04, 15.1-02-16, 28-32

Law Implemented: NDCC 15.1-02-16

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