State Board for Educator Certification Criteria for Assignment of Public School Personnel
A public school employee must have the appropriate credentials for his or her current assignment unless the appropriate permit has been issued. The credentials appropriate to each assignment are set forth in the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) rules at 19 Administrative Code Chapter 231.
The following sections indicate where the credentialing requirements for various positions are located in the SBEC rules.
Teachers in general
19 TAC 231, Subchapter B
19 TAC 231, Subchapter C
19 TAC 231, Subchapter E
Teachers of elective, disciplinary, local credit, and innovative courses for grades 6–12
The following positions and assignments are addressed at 19 Administrative Code 231, Subchapter D.
Athletics, cheerleading, drill team, and marching band
Disciplinary alternative education programs
Local credit course
Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate courses
Teachers of special education and related services personnel
The following positions and assignments are addressed at 19 Administrative Code 231, Subchapter F.
Special education teacher
Teacher of adaptive physical education
Full-time teacher of orthopedically impaired or other health impaired in a hospital class or home-based instruction
Teacher of students with visual impairments
Teacher of students with auditory impairments
Teacher of gifted and talented students
Special education counseling services
Speech therapy services
Vocational adjustment coordinator
Educational aides are addressed at 19 Administrative Code 231.641.
Administrators and other instructional and professional support personnel
The following positions are addressed at 19 Administrative Code 231.643.
Licensed professional support personnel
The following positions are addressed at 19 Administrative Code 231.645.
Associate school psychologist
Licensed professional counselor
Marriage and family therapist
Speech language pathologist