2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-6-122.9. Issuance of standard certificate for individuals with alternative certification to teach in the area of mild-moderate or severe-profound disabilities.

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the State Board of Education shall issue a standard certificate in the area of mild-moderate or severe-profound disabilities to any individual certified via an alternative certification route in early childhood education or elementary education who has:

1. Earned a bachelor's level college degree from an accredited institution of higher education;

2. Successfully completed the mild-moderate or severe-profound disabilities competency examinations; and

3. Submitted an application and payment of the required certification fee.

B. Notwithstanding any other provision of law and with the exception of paraprofessionals under the Career Development areas, the State Board of Education shall issue a standard certificate in the area of mild-moderate or severe-profound disabilities to any individual certified via an alternative certification route in a core academic area, which includes Mathematics, Science, English, Language Arts, History, Foreign Language, Music, Art, Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education, who has:

1. Earned a bachelor's level college degree from an accredited institution of higher education;

2. Successfully completed the mild-moderate or severe-profound disabilities competency examinations; and

3. Submitted an application and payment of the required certification fee.

Added by Laws 2014, c. 120, § 3, eff. July 1, 2014.

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