Or. Admin. R. 584-400-0060 - State Recognition: New Programs

(1) An Educator Preparation Provider (EPP) must receive state recognition of a new licensure, endorsement, specialization or career and technical education programs prior to recommending program completers for the licensure, endorsements, or specializations.
(2) New programs include the addition of the following programs to a Unit:
(a) Career and Technical Education (CTE) programs;
(b) Preliminary Teaching License;
(c) Professional Teaching License;
(d) Teacher Leader License;
(e) Preliminary Administrator License;
(f) Professional Administrator License;
(g) Preliminary School Counselor License;
(h) Professional School Counselor License;
(i) Preliminary School Social Worker; License
(j) Professional School Social Worker License;
(k) Preliminary School Psychologist License;
(l) Professional School Psychologist License;
(m) Teaching endorsement programs with specific Commission-adopted standards, including:
(A) Art;
(B) Elementary - Multiple Subjects;
(C) English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL);
(D) Library Media;
(E) Music;
(F) Physical Education;
(G) Reading Intervention; and
(H) Special Education (including all SPED program areas: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing, Early Intervention, Generalist, and Visually Impaired).
(n) Specializations with Commission-adopted standards.
(3) To receive state recognition of a new licensure, endorsement, specialization or CTE program, an EPP must:
(a) Submit evidence that all program standards, as provided in Chapter 584, Division 420, will be met upon implementation of the program; and
(b) Complete the State Recognition of New Program process, as provided in the Program Review and Standards Handbook.
(4) After reviewing the request for a new program, the TSPC Executive Director, or designee, will make a recommendation on state recognition of the program to the Commission. The Commission may accept or reject the recommendation of the Executive Director or designee.
(5) By a public vote of its members, the Commission must grant the new program:
(a) State recognition;
(b) State recognition with conditions; or
(c) Non-approval.
(6) New programs may be subject to a focused program review, at the discretion of the Commission.


Or. Admin. R. 584-400-0060
TSPC 2-2018, adopt filed 04/17/2018, effective 04/17/2018

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.533

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