19 TAC Chapter 231

Requirements for Public School Personnel Assignments

The links below provide PDF versions of each subchapter. You may also access a PDF version of the Chapter 231 table of contents.

A free PDF reader is available on the Adobe website.


STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION RULES


Subchapter A. Criteria for Assignment of Public School Personnel

§231.1. Criteria for Assignment of Public School Personnel

Subchapter B. Prekindergarten-Grade 6 Assignments

§231.3. General Education, Prekindergarten
§231.5. Bilingual, Prekindergarten
§231.7. English as a Second Language, Prekindergarten
§231.9. General Education, Kindergarten
§231.11. Bilingual, Kindergarten-Grade 6
§231.13. English as a Second Language, Kindergarten-Grade 6
§231.15. Elementary, Grades 1-6
§231.17. Reading, Grades 1-6.
§231.19. Languages Other Than English, Grades 1-6
§231.21. Art, Prekindergarten-Grade 6
§231.23. Music, Prekindergarten-Grade 6
§231.25. Theatre, Prekindergarten-Grade 6
§231.27. Physical Education, Prekindergarten-Grade 6
§231.29. Technology Applications, Prekindergarten-Grade 6

Subchapter C. Grades 6-8 Assignments

§231.41. Self-Contained, Grades 6-8
§231.43. All General Subjects, Grade 6
§231.45. English Language Arts, Grades 6-8
§231.47. English as a Second Language, Grades 6-8
§231.49. Reading (At or Above Grade Level), Grades 6-8
§231.51. Reading Improvement (One Year or More Below Grade Level), Grades 6-8
§231.53. Speech, Grades 6-8
§231.55. Languages Other Than English, Grades 6-8
§231.57. Social Studies, Grade 6
§231.59. Social Studies, Grades 7 and 8
§231.61. Mathematics, Grades 6-8
§231.63. Science, Grade 6
§231.65. Science, Grades 7 and 8
§231.67. Health, Grades 6-8
§231.69. Physical Education, Grades 6-8
§231.71. Art, Middle School 1-3
§231.73. Music, Middle School 1-3
§231.75. Theatre, Middle School 1-3
§231.77. Technology Applications, Grades 6-8
§231.79. Career Development, Grades 6-8
§231.81. Dance, Middle School 1-3

Subchapter D. Electives, Disciplinary Courses, Local Credit Courses, and Innovative Courses, Grades 6-12 Assignments

§231.91. Reserve Officer Training Corps
§231.93. Athletics, Cheerleading, Drill Team, Marching Band
§231.95. Disciplinary Alternative Education Programs
§231.97. Innovative Course
§231.99. Local Credit Course
§231.101. Advanced Placement Course; International Baccalaureate Course
§231.103. Driver Education, Grades 9-12

Subchapter E. Grades 9-12 Assignments

Division 1. English Language Arts and Reading, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.121. English I-IV, Grades 9-12
§231.123. English I and II for Speakers of Other Languages, Grades 9-12
§231.125. English as a Second Language, Grades 9-12
§231.127. Reading I, II, and III, Grades 9-12
§231.129. College Readiness and Study Skills, Grades 9-12
§231.131. Writing, Grades 9-12
§231.133. Speech, Grades 9-12
§231.135. Journalism, Grades 9-12

Division 2. Languages Other Than English, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.151. Languages Other Than English, Grades 9-12
§231.153. American Sign Language, Grades 9-12

Division 3. Social Studies, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.161. History, Grades 9-12
§231.163. Geography, Grades 9-12
§231.165. Government, Grades 9-12
§231.167. Psychology, Grades 9-12
§231.169. Sociology, Grades 9-12
§231.171. Special Topics in Social Studies, Grades 9-12
§231.173. Economics with Emphasis on the Free Enterprise System and Its Benefits, Grades 9-12
§231.175. Personal Financial Literacy, Grades 9-12
§231.177. Ethnic Studies, Grades 9-12

Division 4. Mathematics, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.191. Mathematics, Grades 9-12
§231.193. Algebraic Reasoning, Grades 9-12
§231.195. Statistics, Grades 9-12

Division 5. Science, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.201. Biology, Grades 9-12
§231.203. Chemistry, Grades 9-12
§231.205. Physics, Grades 9-12
§231.207. Integrated Physics and Chemistry, Grades 9-12
§231.209. Principles of Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.211. Astronomy, Grades 9-12
§231.213. Earth and Space Science, Grades 9-12
§231.215. Environmental Systems, Environmental Science, and Aquatic Science, Grades 9-12
§231.217. Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Microbiology, and Pathophysiology, Grades 9-12
§231.219. Scientific Research and Design, Grades 9-12

Division 6. Health and Physical Education, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.231. Health and Physical Education, Grades 9-12

Division 7. Fine Arts, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.241. Art, Music, Theatre, and Dance, Grades 9-12

Division 9. Career Development, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.271. Career Development, Grades 9-12

Division 10. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.281. Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Grades 9-12
§231.283. Advanced Animal Science and Advanced Plant and Soil Science, Grades 9-12
§231.285. Agribusiness Management and Marketing, Grades 9-12
§231.287. Mathematical Applications in Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources, Grades 9-12
§231.289. Agricultural Equipment Design and Fabrication; Agricultural Structures Design and Fabrication; Agricultural Mechanics and Metal Technologies; Agricultural Power Systems, Grades 9-12
§231.291. Floral Design, Grades 9-12

Division 11. Architecture and Construction, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.301. Principles of Architecture; Principles of Construction, Grades 9-12
§231.303. Interior Design, Grades 9-12
§231.305. Architectural Design, Grades 9-12
§231.307. Construction Management; Construction Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.309. Building Maintenance Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.311. Mill and Cabinetmaking Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.313. Electrical Technology; Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) and Refrigeration Technology; Masonry Technology; and Plumbing Technology, Grades 9-12

Division 12. Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Grades 9-12 Assignment

§231.331. Professional Communications, Grades 9-12
§231.333. Principles of Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications, Grades 9-12
§231.335. Animation, Grades 9-12
§231.337. Audio/Video Production; Graphic Design and Illustration, Grades 9-12
§231.339. Photography, Grades 9-12
§231.341. Printing and Imaging Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.343. Fashion Design, Grades 9-12

Division 13. Business Management and Administration, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.361. Business Information Management; Business Law; and Touch System Data Entry, Grades 9-12
§231.363. Business Management; Business Lab; Global Business; Human Resources Management; Principles of Business, Marketing, and Finance; and Virtual Business, Grades 9-12
§231.365. Business English, Grades 9-12

Division 14. Education and Training, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.381. Education and Training, Grades 9-12
§231.383. Human Growth and Development, Grades 9-12

Division 15. Finance, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.391. Banking and Financial Services, Grades 9-12
§231.392. Money Matters, Grades 9-12
§231.393. Accounting I; Financial Analysis; Insurance Operations; and Securities and Investments, Grades 9-12
§231.394. Statistics and Business Decision Making, Grades 9-12
§231.395. Financial Mathematics, Grades 9-12
§231.397. Accounting II, Grades 9-12

Division 16. Government and Public Administration, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.401. Government and Public Administration, Grades 9-12
§231.403. Revenue, Taxation, and Regulation, Grades 9-12
§231.405. National Security, Grades 9-12

Division 17. Health Science, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.421. Health Science, Grades 9-12
§231.423. Anatomy and Physiology, Medical Microbiology, and Pathophysiology, Grades 9-12
§231.425. Mathematics for Medical Professionals, Grades 9-12
§231.427. Health Informatics, Grades 9-12

Division 18. Hospitality and Tourism, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.441. Hospitality and Tourism, Grades 9-12
§231.443. Culinary Arts, Grades 9-12
§231.445. Food Science, Grades 9-12

Division 19. Human Services, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.461. Human Services, Grades 9-12
§231.463. Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness, Grades 9-12
§231.465. Counseling and Mental Health, Grades 9-12
§231.467. Dollars and Sense, Grades 9-12
§231.469. Cosmetology, Grades 9-12

Division 20. Information Technology, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.481. Information Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.483. Digital Media, Grades 9-12
§231.485. Web Communications, Web Design, Grades 9-12
§231.487. Computer Maintenance, Grades 9-12
§231.489. Computer Technician; Information Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.491. Independent Study in Evolving/Emerging Technologies, Independent Study in Technology Applications, Grades 9-12

Division 21. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.501. Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Security, Grades 9-12
§231.503. Forensic Science, Grades 9-12

Division 22. Manufacturing, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.521. Manufacturing, Grades 9-12
§231.523. Welding, Grades 9-12
§231.525. Manufacturing Engineering Technology II, Grades 9-12

Division 23. Marketing, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.541. Marketing, Grades 9-12
§231.543. Advertising, Grades 9-12
§231.545. Fashion Marketing, Grades 9-12
§231.547. Entrepreneurship, Grades 9-12

Division 24. Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.561. Principles of Applied Engineering, Grades 9-12
§231.563. Principles of Biosciences, Grades 9-12
§231.565. Biotechnology I; Biotechnology II, Grades 9-12
§231.567. Engineering Design and Presentation, Grades 9-12
§231.569. Engineering Mathematics; Robotics II, Grades 9-12
§231.571. AC/DC Electronics; Solid State Electronics, Grades 9-12
§231.573. Principles of Technology, Grades 9-12
§231.575. Engineering Design and Problem Solving, Grades 9-12
§231.577. Scientific Research and Design, Grades 9-12
§231.579. Engineering Science, Grades 9-12
§231.581. Digital Electronics, Grades 9-12
§231.583. Robotics I, Grades 9-12
§231.585. Computer Science, Grades 9-12
§231.587. Fundamentals of Computer Science, Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles, Grades 9-12
§231.589. Game Programming and Design, Grades 9-12
§231.591. Mobile Applications Development, Grades 9-12
§231.593. Cybersecurity, Grades 9-12
§231.595. Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science, Grades 9-12

Division 25. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grades 9-12 Assignments

§231.631. Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics, Grades 9-12
§231.633. Small Engine Technology, Grades 9-12

Division 26. Energy, Grades 9–12 Assignments

§231.651. Energy and Natural Resources, Grades 9–12

Subchapter F. Special Education-Related Services Personnel Assignments

§231.701. Special Education Teacher
§231.703. Teacher of Adaptive Physical Education
§231.705. Full-Time Teacher of Orthopedically Impaired or Other Health Impaired in a Hospital Class or Home-Based Instruction
§231.707. Teacher of Students with Visual Impairments
§231.709. Teacher of Students with Auditory Impairments
§231.711. Teacher of Gifted and Talented Students
§231.713. Special Education Counseling Services; Educational Diagnostician; Speech Therapy Services; and Vocational Adjustment Coordinator

Subchapter G. Paraprofessional Personnel, Administrators, and Other Instructional and Professional Support Assignments

§231.751. Educational Aide
§231.753. Administrators and Other Instructional and Professional Support Personnel
§231.755. Professional Support Personnel Requiring Other Professional License