Current ESE Licenses Issued ESE Licenses No Longer Issued Working Titles NCLB/HQ Required
Biology ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual Biology Biology Teacher
Business ‐ 5‐12 Bilingual Business Business Management Bilingual Business Management Secretarial Skills Bilingual Secretarial Skills Business Teacher Accounting Teacher
Chemistry ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual Chemistry Chemistry Teacher
Dance ‐ All Levels Dance Teacher Early Childhood: Teacher of Students With and Without Disabilities ‐ PreK‐2 Bilingual Early Childhood Early Childhood Teacher Generalist Teacher Kindergarten Teacher Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this generalist license.
Earth Science ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual Earth Science Earth Science Teacher
Elementary ‐ 1‐6 Bilingual Elementary Elementary Teacher
Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this generalist license.
English ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual English English Teacher
English Language Arts Teacher English as a Second Language ‐ PreK‐6, 5‐12 English Language Learner Bilingual English as a Second Language English as a Second Language (ESL) Teacher English Language Learners (ELL) Teacher English Language Development (ELD) Teacher Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this generalist license.
Foreign Language ‐ PreK‐6, 5‐12 American Sign Language Arabic Armenian Cambodian Cape Verdean Chinese Creole Haitian French German Greek Hebrew Hmong Hungarian Italian Japanese Khmer Korean Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Ukrainian Vietnamese Bilingual Foreign Language: Chinese French German Greek Hebrew Hungarian Italian Japanese Korean Other Polish Portuguese Russian Spanish Vietnamese Foreign Language Teacher French Teacher German Teacher Italian Teacher Portuguese Teacher Russian Teacher Spanish Teacher
General Science ‐ 1‐6, 5‐8 Bilingual General Science General Science Teacher
Physical Science Health/Family and Consumer Sciences ‐ All Levels Home Economics Bilingual Home Economics Health Education Bilingual Health Education Health/Family Services Teacher Health Teacher N/A History ‐ 1‐6, 5‐8, 8‐12 Geography Bilingual Geography History Teacher Civics/Government/Geography Teacher Economics Teacher
Instructional Technology ‐ All Levels Instructional Technology Teacher Technology Teacher Computer Teacher N/A Latin and Classical Humanities ‐ 5‐12 Latin Bilingual Latin Bilingual Latin & Classical Humanities Foreign Language Teacher Latin Teacher Library ‐ All Levels Audio Visual Media Specialist Library Media Specialist School Librarian Unified Media Specialist Librarian N/A
Mathematics ‐ 1‐6, 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual Mathematics Math Teacher
Middle School Humanities (English and History) ‐ 5‐8 Middle School Bilingual Middle School Middle School Teacher Middle School Mathematics/Science ‐ 5‐8 Middle School Bilingual Middle School Math and Science Middle School Teacher Music: Vocal/Instrumental/General ‐
All Levels Bilingual Music Music Teacher
Physical Education ‐ PreK‐8, 5‐12 Bilingual Physical Education Sp. Subj. Tchr. Health & Phys. Ed. Biling. Sp. Subj. Tchr. Health & Phys. Ed. Phys. Ed. Teacher Gym Teacher N/A
Physics ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Bilingual Physics Science Teacher
Physics Teacher Political Science/Political Philosophy ‐ 5‐8, 8‐12 Social Studies Bilingual Social Studies Civics Teacher Geography Teacher Political Science Teacher Psychology Teacher Social Studies Teacher Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this license, for instance: civics and government, geography.
Speech ‐ All Levels Bilingual Speech Speech Teacher Public Speaking Teacher Teacher of Students with Moderate Disabilities ‐ PreK‐8, 5‐12 Generic Tchr. Children/Mild Special Needs Special Needs Bilingual Special Needs Tchr. Of Special School and Classes Bilingual Tchr. Of Spec. School & Classes Young Children with Special Needs Bilingual Young Children with Spec. Needs Special Education Teacher Moderate Disabilities Teacher Special Needs Teacher Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this generalist license. Teacher of Students with Severe Disabilities ‐ All Levels Children w/ Severe Special Needs Bilingual Children w/ Severe Sp. Needs Children/Severe Special Needs Intensive Special Needs Severe Behavioral Disorders Severe Developmental Disabilities Severe Disabilities Teacher Intensive Special Needs Teacher Teachers must demonstrate subject matter competency in all core subject areas covered under this generalist license. Teacher of the Deaf and Hard‐of‐ Hearing: American Sign Language/Total Communication or Oral/Aural ‐ All Levels Chd. W/ Special Needs: Audition Children/Sensory Handicaps: Audition Teacher of the Deaf Deaf & Hard of Hearing Teacher N/A Teacher of the Visually Impaired ‐ All
Levels Vision Impairments Visual Teacher N/A
Technology/Engineering ‐ 5‐12 Industrial Arts Bilingual Industrial Arts Technology Education Tech‐Ed. Teacher Drafting Teacher Shop Teacher Engineering Teacher The Department plans on providing future guidance on engineering and its relation as a core academic area and HQ. Theater ‐ All Levels Communication & Performing Arts Drama Bilingual Drama Drama Teacher Theater Teacher
Specialist Licenses Academically Advanced ‐ PreK‐8 Gifted & Talented Teacher Acceleration Teacher N/A Reading ‐ All Levels Reading Teacher Literacy Coach Speech, Language, and Hearing Disorders ‐ All Levels Speech, Language and Hearing Disorders Teacher Speech & Language Assistant N/A Supervisor of Attendance Supervisor of Attendance Supervisor of Attendance Truancy Officer N/A Professional Support Licenses School Guidance Counselor ‐ PreK‐8, 5‐ 12 Bilingual Guidance Counselor Guidance Counselor School Counselor N/A School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor ‐ All Levels School Social Worker/School Adjustment Counselor Crisis Intervention Specialist N/A
School Psychologist ‐ All Levels Bilingual School Psychologist School Psychologist N/A
School Nurse ‐ All Levels Nurse N/A
Administrator Licenses Superintendent/Assistant Superintendent ‐ All Levels Superintendent of Schools Assistant/Associate/Vice Superintendents Curriculum Coordinator N/A
School Business Administrator ‐ All Levels School Business Official Chief Financial Officer Asst. Superintendent for School Finance Comptroller