Teacher Standards and Practices
Commission Chapter 584
Rule Caption: Aligns Basic and Standard licenses with Initial and Continuing Licenses.
Removes reference to “building limitations” except in Specialty Endorsements.
Adm. Order No.: TSPC 7-2011(Temp)
Filed with Sec. of State: 11-15-2011
Certified to be Effective: 11-15-11 thru 5-11-12
Notice Publication Date:
Rules Amended: 584-036-0015
Subject: 584-036-0015 — Basic and Standard Teaching
Licenses with Authorizations and Endorsements — Amends rule to align
the Basic and Standard teaching licenses with the Initial and Continuing
licenses. Removes reference to “building limitations” except in Specialty
Rules Coordinator: Lynn Beaton—(503) 373-0981
Standard Teaching Licenses with Authorizations and Endorsements
(1) A Basic
Teaching License issued under rules adopted prior to 1999 is valid for three
years and may be renewed under conditions set forth in division 048. Except as
provided in subsection (b) immediately below, the endorsements are valid only
for assignments in grades K through grade nine if requirements leading to
standard licensure are not met.
retain authorization for teaching in a high school, holders of subject matter
endorsements must meet renewal requirements leading to standard licensure (See,
Division 40 for further information).
(b) If the
Basic Teaching License is endorsed in art, library (educational) media, world
(foreign) language, health, family and consumer science (home economics),
technology (industrial arts), music, physical education and reading, the
assignment is limited to preprimary programs and grades 1 through 8, in any
school and grade 9 if the teacher is teaching in a middle school or a junior
Standard Teaching License issued under rules adopted prior to 1999 is valid for
five years and may be renewed. A Standard Teaching License is valid for the
same assignments as a Basic Teaching License with similar authorizations and
endorsements. In addition, the Standard Teaching License authorizes assignments
in grades five through twelve or in preprimary through grade twelve for which a
renewed Basic Teaching License may not provide authorization. These
authorizations and endorsements are explained in the following sections.
level authorizations are stated on a Basic or Standard Teaching License as
Preprimary through nine, except as provided in section (1)(b) of this rule;
Preprimary through twelve;
five through nine; or
five through twelve.
Assignments: Assignments which are permitted on Basic and Standard Teaching
Licenses are stated as endorsements as follows:
Elementary (014): An elementary subject matter endorsement issued before
January 14, 1987 is valid for the self-contained classroom and for departmental
assignments in preprimary through grade nine except assignments of .51 percent
or more in:
Elementary (016): An elementary subject matter endorsement issued after January
14, 1987 is valid for assignments in preprimary through grade nine except
assignments of .51 percent or more in:
elementary endorsement is also valid for assignments in the high school in
which the holder is teaching elementary basic skills as it relates to more than
one of the following high school subject areas:
School endorsements: Middle school endorsements in language arts, social
studies or science may be added to a Basic or Standard teaching license. These
endorsements are valid to teach the subject in grades 5 through 9.
matter endorsements valid in preprimary through 12: The following subject matter
endorsements are valid for teaching in the subject area in grades preprimary
through grade twelve:
Physical education; or
Education Assignments: The appropriate special education endorsement is
required for a special education assignment in a state-reimbursed or
state-approved program. Special education endorsements are valid in preprimary
through grade twelve, but are limited to teaching in the special education
endorsement area only.
Exceptional Learner I and II endorsements are valid for teaching exceptional
learners and severe exceptional needs learners, except hearing impaired, speech
impaired, and visually impaired, which require the specific endorsement.
Severe Exceptional Needs Learner endorsement is valid for teaching those
defined in OAR 584-036-0005.
special education license must qualify for standard: Upon expiration of the
second Basic Teaching License, the holder of a special education endorsement
must qualify for a Standard Teaching License with a standard special education
endorsement. The severe exceptional needs learner endorsement is an exception
to this rule; it may be renewed without completion of a Standard Teaching
License. (See OAR 584-048-0030 regarding renewal of the severe exceptional
needs learner endorsement.)
and Technical Education endorsements: A career and technical education
endorsement is valid for teaching in career and technical education programs
approved by the Oregon Department of Education and as noted on the license. Any
career and technical education endorsement is valid for assignments in
diversified occupations or as work experience coordinators. (See OAR 584
division 42 for Career and Technical Education Licenses.)
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 2-1981(Temp), f. & ef. 8-17-81; TS 1-1982, f. &
ef. 1-5-82; TS 6-1982, f. & ef. 12-9-82; TS 3-1983, f. & ef. 5-16-83;
TS 6-1984, f. 12-27-84, ef. 1-15-85; TS 7-1986, f. 10-15-86, ef. 1-15-87; TS
1-1987, f. & ef. 3-3-87; TS 1-1988, f. 1-14-88, cert. ef. 1-15-88; TS
3-1988, f. & cert. ef. 4-7-88; TS 2-1989, f. & cert. ef. 2-16-89; TS
3-1989, f. & cert. ef. 7-31-89; TS 5-1989(Temp), f. & cert. ef.
10-6-89; TS 7-1989, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-89; TS 2-1990, f. 6-1-90, cert.
ef. 6-14-90; TS 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-92; TS 4-1992, f. & cert.
ef. 10-1-92; TS 6-1997, f. 9-25-97, cert. ef. 1-15-01; TSPC 5-2001, f. &
cert. ef. 12-13-01; TSPC 4-2005(Temp), f. & cert. ef 5-6-05 thru 9-30-05;
TSPC 7-2005, f. & cert. ef. 8-24-05; TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef.
8-15-07; TSPC 2-2009, f. & cert. ef. 3-12-09; TSPC 7-2011(Temp), f. &
cert. ef. 11-15-11 thru 5-11-12
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