(a) A school district, county office of education, or charter school that provides intensive examination preparation courses for the purpose of preparing multiple or single subject credential holders or education specialist credential holders to demonstrate subject matter knowledge by a subject matter examination approved by the Commission on Teacher Credentialing shall do both of the following:
(1) Ensure that the program meets the domains for subject matter understanding and skill adopted by the commission in the content area.
(2) Provide general information to teacher participants on the requirements for adding a new credential type that may include, but need not be limited
to, credential information available on the Internet Web site of the commission.
(b) A school district, county office of education, or charter school may contract with other entities, including the California subject matter projects administered by the University of California, for services to provide intensive examination preparation courses to assist teacher participants to prepare for taking commission-approved subject matter examinations.