A Computer Science license (405/1405) is not required to teach all computer-related courses. The teacher license required for each course is based on student standards upon which the course is based. For example:
- If the class is for business education credit, a Business Education (250/1250 or 251/1251 ) license is required.
- If the class is for technical education credit, a Technical Education (220/1220) license is required,
- If the class is for art credit, and Art (550/1550) license is required.
- Computer application/literacy courses within specific disciplines may be taught by any teacher licensed in that discipline.
- Any licensed Regular Education (777/1777) elementary teacher may teach computer literacy to his or her own self-contained classroom at the grade levels of the elementary education license.
Keyboarding taught in grades 7-12 must be taught by a licensed Business Education (250 or 251) teacher, OR a business education teacher with Keyboarding (previously typewriting) (265) license.
Keyboarding taught in grades lower than 7 must be taught using the following options:
- a business education teacher licensed for K-12
- a licensed elementary teacher instructing his or her own self-contained classroom
- a team consisting of a business education teacher licensed for grades 7-12 and the classroom teacher