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8710.4770 TEACHERS OF SCIENCE ENDORSEMENT LICENSURE BY EXAMINATION.

Subpart 1.

Scope of practice.

A teacher of science is authorized to provide instruction in chemistry, earth and space science, life science, or physics to students in grades 9 through 12. The science discipline that the teacher is qualified to teach must be identified on the teacher's license.

Subp. 2.

Qualifications for licensure by examination.

A candidate for science endorsement licensure by examination to teach chemistry, earth and space science, life science, or physics to students in grades 9 through 12 shall:

A.

hold a Minnesota full professional license valid for classroom teaching as described in part 8710.4750 for chemistry, earth and space science, life science, or physics for students in grades 9 through 12 or 7 through 12;

B.

have completed three years of science teaching in grades 7 through 12 or 9 through 12; and

C.

provide evidence of passing the required board-adopted science content exam for the desired science discipline of licensure in chemistry, earth and space science, life science, or physics.

Subp. 3.

Professional license.

A professional license shall be issued and renewed according to the rule of the Professional Educator Licensing and Standards Board governing licensure.

Subp. 4.

Effective date.

The requirements of this part for endorsement licensure by examination for specific science disciplines are effective October 15, 2007.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 122A.09

History:

32 SR 653; 39 SR 822; L 2017 1Sp5 art 12 s 22

Published Electronically:

August 21, 2017