NCLB Teacher Requirements
NCLB HOUSSE Part II Option:
All of the CWCS teachers are HQ or are in the process of completing an exam in order to become HQ. You are HQ for k-8, 9-12 identified core subjects or both.
You either became HQ certified using the certification form
or HOUSSE Part I form.
Many of have already completed the HOUSSE Part I for additional certification and do not need to do it again. Only proceed if you have not already completed HOUSSE I or II form or you may complete it for additional subject matters if applicable.
Qualifying under HOUSSE Part I for Secondary Assignment
Step 1: Note the Core Academic Assignment, i.e., Mathematics, English, etc.
Step 2: Circle the number of years that you have had experience working with students in the core area. This would include your time working as an IS ES: This gives you 10 points for each year, maximum would be 50 points
Step 3: Check under Middle/High School Core Academic Coursework; if you don’t have a CCTC supplementary authorization or advanced degree then check your transcript for coursework units. If pts do not add up to 100 then go to step 4
Step 4: Check Standards Aligned Professional Development in Assigned Area; if pts do not add up to 100 then go to step 5
Step 5: Check Leadership and Service to the Profession in Assigned Area; if pts do not add up to 100 then go to step 6
Qualifying under HOUSSE Part II for Secondary Assignment
Step 6: Direct Observation- this may only be signed by someone who is NCLB compliant in the subject matter
Documents required for completion of an observation:
Portfolio Development and Assessment: Four entries are required. Entries include:
You may add points from HOUSSE Part I form and HOUSSE Part II form to total 100 points!
Link to HOUSSE Part II: http://www.cde.ca.gov/nclb/sr/tq/documents/nclbresourceguide.pdf
NCLB Teacher Certificate
Worksheet for HOUSSE Part I: http://www.ctc.ca.gov/credentials/leaflets/cl849.pdf