14 Del. Admin. Code § 290-1.0

Current through Vol. 24, No. 11, May 1, 2021
Section 290-1.0 - Prior Approval from the Department Required to Offer Programs
1.1 Pursuant to14Del.C.§ 122 (b)(22) [and 1280(a)], no individual, public or private educational association, corporation or institution, including any Institution of Higher Education, shall offer an Educator Preparation Program or Alternative Route to Teacher Licensure and Certification Program for the training of educators to be licensed in this State without first having procured the assent of the Department for the offering of such a Program or ARTC Program.
1.2 In order to be approved by the Department, Educator Preparation Programs in Delaware Institutions of Higher Education that provide training leading to degrees that contribute towards eligibility for educator licensure and certification shall meet Department requirements, State requirements and, where applicable, national standards appropriate to the Education Preparation Unit and the Education Preparation Unit's individual Programs.
1.3 The Department shall approve an Institution's Educator Preparation Programs and Education Preparation Unit(s), which is based on compliance with all Provider, Unit and Program requirements as detailed in this regulation. In addition:
1.3.1 Unit approval is predicated on Provider and/or Unit receipt and maintenance of accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
1.3.2 Program approval is based on successful completion of the Department approval process as outlined in this regulation, and as detailed in the Educator Preparation Program Guide, and:
1.3.2.1 Receipt and maintenance of Program approval from the Program's relevant Specialized Professional Association; or
1.3.2.2 Successful completion of an approved applicable alternate process as described herein.
1.4 ARTC Programs provided by any individual, public or private educational association, corporation or Institution shall meet Department requirements for ARTC Programs, as documented in Section 8.0 of this regulation.
1.5 Programs and ARTC Programs shall comply with the State's regulations for Educator licensure and certification and other applicable regulations and standards as are established by the Department or the Professional Standards Board.

14 Del. Admin. Code § 290-1.0

18 DE Reg. 57 (7/1/2014) (Final)