TX CS Certification

Texas State Board of Educator Certification

One more successful initiative.  I started the process to change SBEC ruling to allow Technology Application certified teachers to teach the introductory CS courses of Fundamentals of CS and AP CS Principles.  Approved Nov. 2016.  See the details on the SBEC Website.

§231.257. Fundamentals of Computer Science; Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles; Game Programming and Design or Mobile Application Development, Grades 9-12.
An assignment for Fundamentals of Computer Science; Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles; Game Programming and Design or Mobile Application Development, Grades 9-12, is allowed with one of the following certificates.
(1) Computer Science: Grades 8-12.
(2) Grades 6-12 or Grades 9-12–Computer Information Systems.
(3) Junior High School (Grades 9-10 only) or High School–Computer Information Systems.
(4) Secondary Computer Information Systems (Grades 6-12).
(5) Technology Applications: Early Childhood-Grade 12

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