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Oregon Bulletin

March 1, 2012

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission, Chapter 584

Rule Caption: Expands high school authorization on Initial and Continuing licenses to grades 7 and 8.

Adm. Order No.: TSPC 1-2012(Temp)

Filed with Sec. of State: 2-7-2012

Certified to be Effective: 2-15-12 thru 8-13-12

Notice Publication Date:

Rules Amended: 584-060-0051

Subject: Expands high school authorization on Initial and Continuing Teacher Licenses to grades 7 and 8 in a school designated by a high school.

Rules Coordinator: Lynn Beaton—(503) 373-0981

584-060-0051

Teaching Authorization Levels

(1) Teachers must qualify for one or more grade authorizations at the early childhood, elementary, middle or high school developmental levels.

(2) Teaching authorization levels will apply to all teaching licenses within division 60.

(3) Early Childhood Education (ECE) Authorization: The early childhood education (ECE) authorization level requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) together with completion of a practicum experience with students in grades prekindergarten (pre-k) through four (4).

(a) The ECE authorization level is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (b) below, in prekindergarten (pre-k) through grade four (4).

(b) The ECE authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring a specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(4) Elementary ELE Authorization: The elementary ELE authorization level requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades three (3) through eight (8). (See, OAR 584-017-0120 for ELEM authorization competencies and OAR 584-017-0175 for adding an authorization level to a license.)

(a) The ELE authorization level is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (b) below, in grades three (3) through eight (8).

(b) The ELE authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(5) The Middle-Level (ML) Authorization: The middle-level (ML) authorization level requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades five (5) through nine (9). The placement may only be in grade nine (9) if it is located in a middle school or junior high school. Additionally, the ML authorization requires in-depth knowledge of one subject-matter or specialty endorsement appropriate to middle-level teaching assignments.

(a) The ML authorization is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (b) below, in grades five (5) through nine (9) of a school designated as an elementary, middle, or junior high school.

(b) The ML authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(6) The high school (HS) authorization level requires completion of an approved program and qualification for at least one subject-matter endorsement appropriate to secondary schools by passing the required Commission-approved test or tests of subject mastery in the endorsement area, together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades nine (9) through twelve (12). The high school (HS) authorization is valid for teaching one or more integrated or departmentalized subjects, with which the license must be endorsed, in grades seven (7) through twelve (12) in a school designated as a high school.

(7) The Early Childhood Education/Elementary (ECE/ELE) authorization represents the merger of two grade authorization levels and requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades prekindergarten (pre-k) through eight (8).

(a) The ECE/ELE authorization level is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (b) below, in grades prekindergarten (pre-k) through eight (8).

(b) The ECE/ELE authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring a specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(8) The Elementary/Middle Level (ELE/ML) authorization represents the merger of two grade authorization levels and requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades three (3) through nine (9). The placement may only be grade nine (9) if it is located in a middle school or junior high school.

(a) The ELE/ML authorization level is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (b) below, in grades (3) through grade eight (8).

(b) The ELE/ML authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring a specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(9) The Middle Level/High School (ML/HS) authorization represents the merger of two grade authorization levels and requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved multiple subjects examination (MSE) and qualification for at least one subject-matter endorsement appropriate to secondary schools by passing the required Commission-approved test or tests of subject mastery in the endorsement area, together with completion of a practicum experience with students in one or more grades between grades five (5) through twelve (12).

(a) The ML/HS authorization is valid for any multiple subjects teaching assignment, except assignments in subsection (c) below, in grades five (5) through nine (9) of a school designated as an elementary, middle, or junior high school.

(b) The ML/HS authorization is valid for teaching one or more integrated or departmentalized subjects, with which the license must be endorsed, in grades seven (7) through twelve (12) in a school designated as a high school.

(c) The ML/HS authorization level with a multiple subjects endorsement is not valid for assignments requiring specialization endorsement such as art, music, ESOL, ESOL/bilingual, physical education, adaptive physical education, library media, reading or special education under OAR 584-060-0071 without the accompanying specialty endorsement on the license.

(10) The Prekindergarten-12 (pre-k through 12) authorization level represents qualification to teach in all four grade levels. The pre-k through grade 12 authorization level requires completion of an approved program including passing the commission-approved test or tests for specialty area endorsements (see OAR 584-060-0071) together with completion of two practica experiences with students in grades between pre-kindergarten through twelve (12).

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120–143, 342.153, 342.165 & 342.223–232
Hist.: TSPC 4-1999, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-99; TSPC 4-2002, f. & cert. ef. 5-21-02; TSPC 6-2002, f. & cert. ef. 10-23-02; TSPC 2-2005, f. & cert. ef. 4-15-05; TSPC 4-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef 5-6-05 thru 9-30-05; TSPC 7-2005, f. & cert. ef. 8-24-05; TSPC 13-2006, f. & cert. ef. 11-22-06; TSPC 2-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-23-07; TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-07; TSPC 1-2008(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-15-08 thru 8-13-08; TSPC 6-2008, f. & cert. ef. 8-12-08; TSPC 1-2012(Temp), f. 2-7-12, cert. ef. 2-15-12 thru 8-13-12


 

Rule Caption: Amends fee rule; Conditional Assignment Permit rule and Career and Technical Education rules.

Adm. Order No.: TSPC 2-2012

Filed with Sec. of State: 2-15-2012

Certified to be Effective: 2-15-12

Notice Publication Date: 9-1-2011

Rules Amended: 584-036-0055, 584-042-0008, 584-042-0012, 584-042-0021, 584-042-0031, 584-042-0036, 584-042-0044, 584-042-0051, 584-042-0081

Subject: 584-036-0055 – Fees: Allows the Executive Director or her designee to consider extenuating circumstances and determine when it is appropriate to waive the fee.

 584-042-0008 – Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License: Effective July 15, 2011, 5-year license no longer issued. However, existing 5-year CTE license holders still valid and renewable.

 584-042-0012 – Career and Technical Education Teaching License Renewal: Existing three-year CTE licensee must qualify for the CTE II upon expiration. In extenuating circumstances, CTE license holder may apply for a one-year CTE license to complete the additional requirements for renewal.

 584-042-0021 – Definitions: Clarifies definition of CTE Mentor. Corrects statutes cited.

 584-042-0031 – Career and Technical Education I Teaching License: Language clarification regarding fingerprints, and commission-approved civil rights test. Corrects statutes cited.

 584-042-0036 – Career and Technical Education II Teaching License: Clarifies CTE II license holders eligible to teach within the full scope of the CTE endorsement. Corrects statutes cited.

 584-042-0044 – Career and Technical Education Endorsement: Language clarification (3)(e), (3)(e)(B). Corrects statutes cited.

 584-042-0051 – Career and Technical Education (CTE) Professional Development Plan: Corrects rule sub-sections in reference rules cited and corrects coursework hours required for license. Corrects statutes cited.

  584-042-0081 – Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License: Clarifies language regarding commission-approved civil rights test. Adds Math and Language Arts requirements for teacher preparation. Corrects statutes cited.

Rules Coordinator: Lynn Beaton—(503) 373-0981

584-036-0055

Fees

(1) All fees are assessed for evaluation of the application and are not refundable.

(2) If the applicant is eligible for the license, registration, or certificate for which application is made and the license, registration or certificate is issued within 90 days of original application, the commission shall issue the license, without additional charge with the following exceptions:

(a) If the commission determines the application is incomplete and fails to notify the applicant in less than one calendar week, the commission will extend the 90 days by an amount equal to the number of days the commission delayed notifying the applicant of incomplete items.

(b) For renewable licenses with a 120 day grace period, the original application fee remains good throughout the 120 days.

(c) If the commission fails to issue the license within 90 days due to commission backlog, the fee shall remain good until the license is issued or 120 days, whichever is less.

(3) The fee for evaluating an initial application:

(a) Initial I License (3 years): $100;

(b) Initial I Teaching License (18 months): $50;

(c) Initial II Teaching License (3 years): $100;

(d) Basic License (3 years): $100;

(e) Continuing License (5 years): $100;

(f) Standard License (5 years): $100;

(g) Restricted Transitional License (1 year or 3 years): $100;

(h) Limited License (3 years): $100;

(i) American Indian Language License (3 years): $100;

(j) Substitute License (3 years): $100;

(k) Restricted Substitute License (3 years, 60 days per year): $100;

(l) Exceptional Administrator License (3 years): $100;

(m) Career and Technical Education I Teaching License (1 year): $100;

(n) Career and Technical Education II Teaching License (3 years): $100;

(o) Five-Year Career and Technical Education License (5 years): $100;

(p) Emergency License (term at discretion of Executive Director): $100;

(q) School Nurse Certification (3 years): $100;

(r) International Visiting Teaching License (1 year): $100;

(s) License for Conditional Assignment (1 to 3 years) $25;

(t) Initial Administrator License (3 years): $100;

(u) Initial School Psychologist License (3 years): $100; and

(v) Initial School Social Worker License (3 years): $100.

(4) The fee for evaluating all applications for a first Oregon license based on completion of an out-of-state educator preparation program or an out of state license is $120 regardless of the license issued.

(5) The fee for registration of a charter school teacher or administrator is $75 which includes the fee for required criminal records and fingerprinting costs.

(6) The fee for evaluating an application for renewal of any license or certification is $100 except as follows:

(a) Renewal of a one-year Restricted Transitional Teaching License is $25;

(b) Renewal of a charter school registration is $25;

(c) Renewal of an International Visiting Teacher License is $25;

(d) Renewal of Career and Technical Education I Teaching License is $25; and

(e) Renewal of License for Conditional Assignment is $25.

(7) The fee for each of the following circumstances is $20:

(a) A duplicate license, registration, or certificate for any reason;

(b) An approved extension to a provisional license; and

(c) Adding a district to an existing restricted license requiring a co-applicant school district.

(8) The fee for evaluating an application to add one or more endorsements or authorization levels to a currently valid license is $100. No additional fee is required to add an endorsement or authorization in conjunction with an application for renewal or reinstatement of a license.

(9) The fee to evaluate an application for reinstatement of an expired license or certificate is $100 plus a late application fee of $25 for each month or portion of a month that the license or certificate has been expired to a maximum of $200 total.

(a) The reinstatement fee does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired license, registration or school nurse certification.

(b) Late fees may only be imposed one time following the expiration of a license or school nurse certificate. If the applicant does not initially qualify for the license or certificate the applicant is seeking to reinstate, no additional late fees will be imposed upon application for subsequent licenses so long as the applicant has a current active license, registration or certification in effect at the time of application.

(c) In certain cases involving extenuating circumstances related to OAR 584-036-0057 Late Fee Waivers, the Executive Director may choose to waive this late fee.

(10) The fee for evaluating an application for reinstatement of a suspended license or certificate is $100 in addition to the $100 application fee for a total of $200. The fee does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired license or certificate.

(11) The fee for evaluating an application for reinstatement of a suspended charter school registration is $50 and does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired registration.

(12) In addition to the application fees required by this rule, the Commission shall collect a late application fee not to exceed $25 per month up to a maximum of $125 from an applicant who fails to make timely application for renewal of the license, certificate or registration.

(13) The fee for evaluating an application for reinstatement of a revoked license or certificate is $150 in addition to the $100 application fee for a total of $250. The reinstatement fee does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired license, or school nurse certificate.

(14) The fee for evaluating an application for reinstatement of a revoked charter school registration is $150 in addition to the $25 application fee for a total of $175. The reinstatement fee does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired charter school registration.

(15) Forfeiture for a check which the applicant’s bank will not honor is $25, unrelated to any evaluation fees. The total amount due shall be paid in cash, credit, or Money Order at the Commission’s office.

(16) The fee for evaluating licensure applications submitted on behalf of teachers participating in exchange programs or on Congressional appointment from foreign countries is $100.

(17) The fee for alternative assessment in lieu of the test for licensure endorsement is $100.

(18) The fee for expedited service for an emergency or other license, registration or certificate is $99 plus the fee for the license registration or certificate application as defined in this administrative rule.

(19) The fee to evaluate an application for reinstatement of an expired charter school registration is $25 plus a late application fee of $25 for each month or portion of a month that the registration has been expired to a maximum of $125 total. The reinstatement fee does not include any separate fingerprint fee that may be required if more than three years has elapsed from the date of the expired charter school registration.

(20) The fee for a criminal records check including fingerprinting is $62.

(21) The fee for a “highly qualified teacher” evaluation is $50.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.430 – 342.455; 342.533
Hist.: TS 15, f. 12-20-76, ef. 1-1-77; TS 17, f. 12-19-77, ef. 1-1-78; TS 2-1979, f. 8-21-79, ef. 1-1-80; TS 1-1982, f. & ef. 1-5-82; TS 3-1983, f. & ef. 5-16-83; TS 4-1983, f. 5-17-83, ef. 7-1-83; TS 6-1984, f. 12-27-84, ef. 1-15-85; TS 4-1985, f. 10-4-85, ef. 1-1-86; TS 7-1986, f. 10-15-86, ef. 1-15-87; TS 5-1988, f. 10-6-88, cert. ef. 1-15-89; TS 7-1989, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-89; TS 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-92; TS 4-1994, f. 7-19-94, cert. ef. 10-15-94; TS 5-1994, f. 9-29-95, cert. ef. 10-15-94; TS 4-1997, f. 9-25-97, cert. ef. 10-4-97; TSPC 4-1999, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-99; TSPC 2-2000, f. & cert. ef. 5-15-00; TSPC 1-2003, f. & cert. ef. 1-13-03; TSPC 6-2004, f. & cert. ef. 8-25-04; TSPC 6-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-16-05 thru 1-30-06; TSPC 9-2005, f. & cert. ef. 11-15-05; TSPC 11-2005(Temp), f. 11-18-05, cert. ef. 1-1-06 thru 6-29-06; TSPC 5-2006, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-06; TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-07; TSPC 5-2008, f. & cert. ef. 6-13-08; TSPC 7-2008, f. & cert. ef. 8-20-08; TSPC 1-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 2-27-09 thru 8-25-09; Administrative correction 9-29-09; TSPC 4-2009, f. & cert. ef. 9-22-09; TSPC 8-2009, f. & cert. ef. 12-15-09; TSPC 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10; TSPC 5-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-10 thru 12-31-10; TSPC 9-2010, f. 12-15-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; TSPC 5-2011, f. & cert. ef. 6-15-11; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0008

Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License

(1) The Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License is only valid to teach in ODE-approved career and technical education programs for which the educator is specifically licensed. The license is not eligible for any other district assignment including substituting in general education classes.

(2) The Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License may be transferred to another Oregon school district if the new instructional assignment is comparable and in a career and technical education program approved by the Oregon Department of Education.

(3)(a) The Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License is renewable upon joint application of the employing school board or school superintendent and the instructor under the following conditions:

(b) Completion of 125 clock hours or the equivalent of continuing professional development (CPD) consistent with OAR 584, division 90;

(4) Effective July 15, 2011, the Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching Licenses will no longer be issued as a first license. However, holders of the Five-Year CTE licenses issued prior to July 15, 2011 may continue to hold and renew this license.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.200 & 342.400
Hist.: TSPC 3-2002, f. 3-15-02, cert. ef. 1-15-03; TSPC 11-2006, f. & cert. ef. 8-17-06; TSPC 2-2007, f. & cert. ef. 4-23-07; TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-07; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0012

Career and Technical Education Teaching License Renewal

(1)(a) The Three-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License is not renewable. To obtain further career and technical education licensure, the applicant must qualify for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License upon expiration of the Three-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License.

(b) In extenuating circumstances, an applicant may be eligible for an Emergency Teaching license in order to complete the requirements for a Career and Technical Education II Teaching License.

(2) The Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License may be renewed upon joint application of the employing school district and the instructor and upon completion, during the life of the license, of continuing professional development (CPD) consistent with OAR 584, division 90.

(3) The Career and Technical Education I Teaching License is not renewable. To obtain further career and technical education licensure, the application must qualify for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License upon expiration of the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License.

(4) The Career and Technical Education II Teaching License may be renewed upon application upon completion, during the life of the license, or continuing professional development (CPD) consistent with OAR Division 90.

(5) Holders of a Five-Year Career and Technical Education Teaching License may optionally qualify to apply for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License, if requirements are met as specified in OAR 584-042-0036.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.200 & 342.400
Hist.: TS 15, f. 12-20-76, ef. 1-1-77; TS 17, f. 12-19-77, ef. 1-1-78 except section (2)(a), ef. 1-1-80; TS 3-1978, f. 7-24-78, ef. 1-1-79; TS 6-1980, f. & ef. 12-23-80; TS 1-1982, f. & ef. 1-5-82; TS 6-1984, f. 12-27-84, ef. 1-15-85; TS 1-1988, f. 1-14-88, ef. 1-15-88; TS 3-1988, f. & cert. ef. 4-7-88; TS 6-1989, f. & cert. ef. 10-6-89; TS 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-92; TSPC 13-2006, f. & cert. ef. 11-22-06; TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-07; Renumbered from 584-048-0040, TSPC 5-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-5-09; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0021

Definitions

(1) “Approved Career and Technical Education Program:” A career and technical education program (CTE), approved by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).

(2) “ Career and Technical Education (CTE) Mentor:” A teacher holding a pre-1965 Five-Year Teaching, Five-Year CTE, CTE II, Basic, Standard, Initial, Initial I, Initial II or Continuing teaching license who guides and supports a beginning CTE teacher on a CTE I Teaching License with instructional planning and preparation, delivery of classroom instruction, classroom management, assessment of student performance, and professional development. The assigned mentor must be approved by ODE to be a CTE mentor.

(3) “Career and Technical Education Professional Development Plan:” A plan for personal professional growth during the life of the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License and the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License consistent with OAR 584-042-0051 Career and Technical Education Professional Development Plan.

(4) “Regional Coordinator:” An individual hired by a local educational agency or community college and officially recognized by the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to specifically coordinate the ODE approved regional system of Career and Technical Education.

(5) “Instructor Appraisal Committee (IAC):” A committee organized in accordance with OAR 584-042-0022.

(6) “Significant Progress:” Significant progress toward completion of CTE professional development plan requirements means the applicant has made a confirmed commitment in each year the license is held toward completing the CTE professional development plan submitted upon application to TSPC. Significant progress may be evidenced by completion of at least one-third of the requirements contained within the professional development plan. The progress must have been completed within the last year preceding application for renewal.

(7) “Waivers:” A waiver of the work experience or academic requirements for the CTE I Teaching License in accordance with OAR 584-042-0060 Waivers.

(8) “Work Experience:” Planned and coordinated work experience or previous and documented work experience that meets the criteria included in OAR 584-042-0070 Work Experience.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455 – 342.495, 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 2-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-5-10 thru 8-31-10; TSPC 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0031

Career and Technical Education I Teaching License

(1) Upon filing a correct and complete application in form and manner prescribed by the Commission, an applicant may be eligible for a Career and Technical Education (CTE) I Teaching License in one or more Career and Technical Education endorsement areas. The license may be issued for up to three years.

(2) The Career and Technical Education I Teaching License is valid to teach in:

(a) An ODE-approved Career and Technical Education program[s] for which the educator is specifically licensed;

(b) Any CTE teaching license is valid for assignments in diversified occupations or as work experience coordinators.

(3) The application must be a joint application from the applicant and the school district seeking to employ the applicant. The complete application must be directly submitted by the applicant. TSPC will not accept applications submitted by third parties.

(4) A complete application packet must include the following materials from both the Oregon Department of Education and TSPC:

(a) A signed and dated TSPC application and the appropriate fees;

(b) Fingerprints furnished in the manner prescribed by the commission and satisfactory responses to the character questions contained in the commission’s licensure application; and

(c) Passing score on a commission-approved test of knowledge of U.S. and Oregon civil rights and professional ethics.

(d) A copy of the ODE-approved CTE I Teaching License application form, including:

(A) The Instructor Appraisal Committee’s recommendation for licensure on an approved ODE form, including any course restrictions related to the recommended endorsement or endorsements unless waived by ODE pursuant to OAR 584-042-0060 Waivers and 584-042-0070 Work Experience;

(B) A copy of the signed CTE Professional Development Plan indicating the expectations for the educator over the next three years. The application for licensure is deemed incomplete if the professional development plan does not align with OAR 584-042-0051 CTE Professional Development Plan;

(C) Evidence the co-applicant school district has an ODE-approved program in the requested Career and Technical Education endorsement or endorsements area; or evidence that the district has submitted their application for approval of the CTE program to the ODE. The district must indicate the approximate date they expect to obtain ODE approval of their program;

(D) The name and credentials of the identified CTE mentor;

(E) Transcripts of an associate’s degree or equivalent; or in the alternative, the ODE waiver, consistent with OAR 584-042-0060 Waivers that is signed and dated within 90 days from the date of the application to TSPC; and

(F) Work experience evidence documented in one of the following ways:

(i) Planned and coordinated or previous and documented work experience in accordance with OAR 584-042-0070 Work Experience verified by ODE and completed within the past five years; or

(ii) A copy of the industry certification or licensure.

(5) CTE I Teaching Licenses will be issued for one year at a time for a maximum of three years total subject to special renewal conditions:

(a) First Renewal: The applicant must submit:

(A) A signed and dated TSPC application and renewal fees as defined by rule;

(B) A letter of support from the co-applicant district;

(C) A passing score as currently specified by the commission on a test of basic skills; and

(D) Proof of significant progress toward completion of the requirements as outlined in the CTE professional development plan as defined in OAR 584-042-0020 Definitions.

(b) Second Renewal: The applicant must submit:

(A) A C-1 application and renewal fees as defined by rule;

(B) A letter of support from the co-applicant district; and

(C) Proof of significant additional progress beyond the first renewal toward completion of the requirements as outlined in the CTE professional development plan as defined in OAR 584-042-0051 Professional Development Plan.

(c) Renewal under subsections 5(a) and 5(b) above are not subject to the 120-day grace period and must be submitted sufficiently in advance of the license expiration date to ensure continuity of licensure. Failure to submit a timely application is grounds for denial of a renewal pursuant to this subsection and may be grounds for discipline under OAR 584-020-0040.

(d) Failure to show significant progress is deemed to be an incomplete application for renewal.

(e) The Executive Director may grant an Emergency Teaching License upon failure to show progress if the circumstances preventing completion of progress are exceptional and extenuating. In such cases, the Emergency Teaching License may be issued following submission of a C-1 application, C-3 from the district, the appropriate full fee, and a complete description of the circumstances creating the emergency for an Emergency Teaching License. If issued, the Emergency Teaching License may be issued for the minimum period of time it takes to cure the renewal deficit. Any time extensions under this subsection will be deducted from the next renewal cycle.

(6) The Career and Technical Education I Teaching License is not renewable beyond three years. Holders of this license must finish their requirements for the CTE II Teaching License within three years from when the license is first issued, no exceptions. If the employment opportunity associated with first acquiring the license ceases, the license holder is encouraged to continue working toward completion of the CTE II Teaching License requirements.

(7) If the application and fee for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License is received prior to the expiration of the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License, the license will remain valid for another 120 days following the expiration of the license.

(a) The applicant and co-applicant district must provide documentation that the requirements for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License have been met prior to the expiration of the 120 days after the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License has expired to remain continuously licensed in this area.

(b) In the event the co-applicant district is unable to provide the documentation required in subsection (a) above, the ODE may certify that the applicant is qualified for the CTE II Teaching License.

(c) Applicants are encouraged to submit complete applications for the CTE II Teaching License at least 90 days prior to the expiration of the final CTE I Teaching License.

(8) In addition to the requirements for the CTE Professional Development Plan, the CTE licensee must meet all of the requirements for the CTE II Teaching License at the end of three years following the issuance of the CTE I.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455 – 342.495, 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 2-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-5-10 thru 8-31-10; TSPC 6-2010, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-10; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0036

Career and Technical Education II Teaching License

(1) Upon filing a correct and complete application in form and manner prescribed by the Commission, an applicant may be granted a Career and Technical Education II Teaching License, valid for three years of teaching in an approved career and technical education program.

(2) The Career and Technical Education II Teaching License is valid to teach in ODE-approved career and technical education programs in the endorsement areas for which the educator is specifically licensed. All CTE II Teaching License holders are eligible to teach within the full scope of the CTE endorsement. Any CTE teaching license is valid for assignments in diversified occupations or as work experience coordinators.

(3) The application packet must include the following:

(a) A signed and dated TSPC application and the appropriate fees;

(b) Evidence that all the requirements for the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License as set forth in OAR 584-042-0031 have been met;

(c) Evidence of one year or the equivalent of career and technical education teaching experience while holding a license valid for the assignment as verified on a Professional Educational Experience Report Form (PEER);

(d) Evidence of completion of the CTE professional development plan as prescribed by the IAC and as filed with TSPC when the CTE I was first issued, including evidence the applicant has either:

(A) Transcripts of any coursework required by the CTE professional development plan; or

(B) Official verification of work experience required by the CTE professional development plan on a form approved by the ODE.

(4) Transcripts of coursework submitted for eligibility for the Career and Technical Education II Teaching License must be completed through an approved teacher education institution or an accredited community college.

(5) The Career and Technical Education II Teaching License is renewable upon completion of 75 clock hours or the equivalent of continuing professional development in accordance with OAR 584, division 90.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455 – 342.495, 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0044

Career and Technical Education Endorsements

(1) Career and Technical Education (CTE) Endorsements are subject-matter endorsements in the career and technical fields.

(2) Only the Basic, Standard, Initial, Continuing or CTE II Teaching Licenses are eligible to hold any CTE endorsement. A CTE I Teaching License may only hold a single CTE endorsement.

(3) Endorsements indicate the scope of the subject-matter that may be taught on the license which holds the endorsement. Specific courses allowed within the scope of each endorsement are identified by TSPC and published on the TSPC web site. Endorsements include the following:

(a) Endorsements in the Agriculture, Food and Natural Resource Systems area include:

(A) Agriculture Science and Technology;

(B) Natural Resources Management; and

(C) Environmental Services.

(b) Endorsements in the Arts, Information and Communications area include:

(A) Publishing and Broadcasting;

(B) Information and Communications Technology; and

(C) Visual, Performing and Media Arts.

(c) Endorsements in the Business and Management area include:

(A) Business Management and Administration;

(B) Finance;

(C) Hospitality and Tourism;

(D) Information and Communications Technology; and

(E) Marketing.

(d) Endorsements in the Health Sciences area include: Health Sciences.

(e) Endorsements in the Human Resources area include:

(A) Education and Related Fields;

(B) Hospitality and Tourism (Culinary);

(C) Human Services; and

(D) Public Services.

(f) Endorsements in the Industrial and Engineering Systems area include:

(A) Construction Technology;

(B) Engineering Technology;

(C) Information and Communications Technology;

(D) Transportation Technology; and

(E) Manufacturing Technology.

(4) Applicants for the CTE I Teaching License may be limited with regard to the courses they may teach in the first three years of licensure. The IAC will determine whether the applicant is fully prepared to teach all courses with the endorsement area in which the applicant seeks licensure.

(5) All CTE II Teaching License holders are eligible to teach within the full scope of the CTE endorsement.

(6) Adding a CTE Endorsement with Work Experience. Holders of Basic, Standard, Initial, Continuing or CTE II teaching licenses who meet all of the ODE-approved work experience requirements for a CTE II Teaching License may be eligible to add CTE endorsements onto their underlying teaching license. The endorsement shall be valid for the same amount of time as the underlying license. Only ODE may approve work experience under this subsection.

(7) Adding a CTE Endorsement without Work Experience. Holders of Basic, Standard, Initial, Continuing or CTE II teaching licenses who do not meet the work experience requirements to add a CTE endorsement must apply for a CTE I Teaching License in that endorsement area. Upon verification of the work experience requirements in an application to TSPC, the endorsement may be added to the holder’s Basic, Standard, Initial, Continuing Teaching, or CTE II License.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495, 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 2-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 3-5-10 thru 8-31-10; TSPC 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10; TSPC 5-2010(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 8-13-10 thru 12-31-10; TSPC 9-2010, f. 12-15-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0051

Career and Technical Education (CTE) Professional Development Plan

(1) A CTE professional development plan (PDP) is required as part of the application for the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License. The CTE professional development plan must be for at least three years.

(2) The CTE professional development plan must be signed by both the district and the prospective educator. The employing school district will keep a copy of the CTE professional development plan.

(3) A signed copy of the plan must be included in the CTE I Teaching License application materials submitted to the Commission.

(4) The plan must include assurances that the district has assigned an appropriately licensed administrator to monitor the progress and timely completion of the signed CTE professional development plan. The administrator must be identified in the application materials for the CTE I Teaching License.

(5) The plan must include assurances that the district has assigned an appropriately trained mentor consistent with 584-042-0021(6) and such mentor is identified in the application materials.

(6) For applicants holding a pre-1965 Five-Year Teaching, Basic, Standard, Initial, Initial I, Initial II, Continuing, or an equivalent out-of-state non-provisional teaching license prior to applying for the Career and Technical Education I Teaching License; the scope of the PDP must include:

(a) Activities identified by the Instructional Appraisal Committee (IAC) that address relevant CTE professional development needs, including verifiable work experience, and coursework that specifically relates to career and technical education; and

(b) Verifiable work experience that has been performed in the last five (5) years and includes one of the following:

(A) At least 1800 hours of previous and documented related work as defined in OAR 584-042-0070(1) CTE Work Experience;

(B) At least 600 hours of planned and coordinated related work experience as defined in OAR 584-042-0070(2) CTE Work Experience;

(C) The equivalent combination of planned and coordinated and previous and documented related work at a technical skill level within the last five years; or

(D) Related industry certification or licensure.

(7) For applicants who have not previously completed a teacher preparation program, the CTE professional development plan must outline how the applicant will acquire a minimum of eighteen (18) quarter hours or twelve (12) semester hours, as specified below, of teacher preparation required for eligibility for a Career and Technical Education II Teaching License. The Instructor Appraisal Committee may increase the requirements if they deem the additional education is necessary. Applicants under this subsection must meet all of the following requirements in subsections (a) through (d).

(a) Obtain nine (9) quarter hours or six (6) semester hours of education-specific coursework which must be selected from the following areas:

(A) Introduction to Career and Technical Education in Oregon;

(B) Introduction to the Education Profession;

(C) Oregon School Law including a focus on special needs students;

(D) Classroom Management;

(E) Multi-cultural Education;

(F) Second Language Acquisition;

(G) Human Development for adolescent and older children;

(H) Education Psychology and Learning Development; and

(b) Obtain at least three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours in Curriculum Design, Instructional Strategies and Assessment; and

(c) Obtain at least three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours in instructional methodology in how to teach mathematics to secondary learners, which may include coursework focused on how to teach mathematics in the CTE context; and

(d) Obtain at least three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours in instructional methodology in how to teach reading, or writing and literacy to secondary learners.

(8) In addition to the requirements in subsections (6) and (7) above, all applicants, regardless if they are coming from education or industry, must show evidence they have at one time obtained or will obtain all of the following specific college-level coursework:

(a) Three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours of math at or above a level required by the industry related to the applicant’s endorsement and identified by the IAC; and

(b) Three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours of college level language arts or speech at the one-hundred level or higher as identified by the IAC.

(9) The IAC may increase the minimum requirements described in subsection (8) above if they deem additional education is needed.

(10) Coursework as required by the Instructor Appraisal Committee must be attained through a TSPC-approved teacher education program or an accredited community college and verified by transcripts submitted to TSPC at the time of application for a Career and Technical Education II License. If in doubt whether the coursework will apply, check with TSPC prior to enrolling in coursework to fulfill these requirements.

(11) Professional Development Plans may be modified after initial development and submission to TSPC with written approval by ODE. Modified plans must be submitted to TSPC with ODE’s approval prior to the expiration of the CTE I Teaching License.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455 –342.496; 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 6-2010, f. & cert. ef. 8-31-10; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

584-042-0081

Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License

(1) Upon filing a correct and complete application in form and manner prescribed by the commission, a qualified applicant may be granted a Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License.

(a) This license, issued for three years and renewable, is valid to substitute teach for a total of 60 days a school year (September through June) in any Career and Technical Education endorsement area to replace a licensed CTE teacher in an ODE-approved Career and Technical Education program who is temporarily unable to work.

(b) The 60 days a year limit applies regardless if the holder of the license substitutes in multiple districts (which must co-apply with the applicant for the license).

(c) Districts who did not co-apply with the applicant may request permission to add the substitute to their district upon filing an additional application and fee.

(d) An assignment on this license may not exceed ten (10) days consecutively under any circumstances.

(e) This license is not eligible for substitute teaching in classrooms outside of ODE-approved CTE programs.

(2) To be eligible for a Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License, the applicant must:

(a) Submit evidence the applicant holds an associate’s degree or higher from an accredited institution or an approved foreign equivalent, or obtain recommendation from the Oregon Department of Education for a waiver of the associate’s degree (See OAR 584-042-0060 Waivers);

(b) Furnish fingerprints in the manner prescribed by the commission if the applicant has not been fingerprinted or has not held an active license issued by the commission in the past three years;

(c) Obtain a passing score on a commission-approved test of knowledge of U.S. and Oregon civil rights and professional ethics;

(d) Complete the appropriate Instructor Appraisal Committee evaluation as prescribed by ODE rule, be recommended for specific endorsements by the committee, and submit evidence of the following:

(A) Verification of a minimum of eighteen (18) quarter hours or twelve (12) semester hours of teacher preparation, in addition to three (3) quarter hours or two (2) semester hours each of math and language arts. (See required areas for preparation in OAR 584-042-0051 CTE Professional Development Plan.); and

(B) Verification of related work experience as specified by OAR 584-042-0070 Work Experience at a technical skill level within the last five years. (See required hours in OAR 584-042-0051 CTE Professional Development Plan.); and

(e) Provide a letter from the co-applicant district stating the need for the license.

(3) To be eligible for renewal of the Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License an applicant must:

(a) File a correct and complete application in form and manner prescribed by the commission; and

(b) Obtain a passing score as currently specified by the commission on a test of basic verbal and computational skills, unless the applicant has a master’s degree.

(4) A district and co-applicant educator may apply for an Emergency Career and Technical Education Teaching License for the holder of a Career and Technical Education Restricted Substitute Teaching License if the district is unable to obtain a Career and Technical Education licensed teacher in any position in an ODE-approved Career and Technical Education program lasting more than three consecutive months.

(a) The Career and Technical Education Emergency Teaching License will allow the educator to teach for time beyond the allowed timelines stated in subsection (1) above.

(b) The Executive Director may approve the Career and Technical Education Emergency Teaching License upon proof of the district’s emergency.

(5) A district and co-applicant educator who has held the CTE Restricted Substitute Teaching License may be eligible for and may apply for a Career and Technical Education I Teaching License for a position in an ODE-approved Career and Technical Education program related to the applicant’s Career and Technical Education endorsement(s) without additional Instructor Appraisal Committee recommendations. Applicants interested in this option should contact ODE to check whether they are eligible to apply for a CTE I Teaching License through this avenue.

Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455 –342.496; 342.553
Hist.: TSPC 4-2010, f. & cert. ef. 7-15-10; TSPC 2-2012, f. & cert. ef. 2-15-12

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