A self-contained classroom is one in which the same group of students are taught multiple subjects by one educator throughout the day.  This setting is usually found at the elementary level, but can be utilized in other grade levels.  Self-contained classrooms are authorized by a Multiple Subject teaching credential.

Local Assignment Options (Self-Contained)
Credential holder may serve in a self-contained classroom (60 semester hours of coursework equally distributed among four subject areas listed in Education Code 44314)Education Code 44263
Short-Term Staff PermitTitle 5 80021
Provisional Internship PermitTitle 5 80021.1
General Education Limited Assignment Permit (GELAP)Title 5 80027
Local approval for Short-Term WaiversTitle 5 80123(a)
Updated December 29, 2022