Current through Reg. 46, No. 53; December 31, 2021
(a) A school
that has been licensed for at least one year and is accredited by an agency
recognized by the U. S. Secretary of Education is not required to submit
instructor applications to the Commission for approval. Documentation that the
instructor meets the requirements of this chapter must be kept on file at the
school and available for review immediately upon request.
The school shall file an application for
approval of an instructor on forms provided by the Commission in accordance
with the following criteria and ensure that the instructor is of good
(1) The application shall be
postmarked within five calendar days of employment as an instructor subject to
the conditions outlined in this subchapter. A school may employ an instructor
pending approval by the Commission.
Depending upon the qualifications
indicated on the application, the application shall include one or more of the
(A) a legible copy of the
postsecondary certificate or degree, or a transcript indicating appropriate
coursework completed, as applicable;
(B) proof of a current occupational license;
(C) proof of secondary
(c) A school with degree programs shall
ensure that instructors are of good reputation and meet all the qualifications
required by the Coordinating Board.
(d) The Commission may approve a variance
from the specific qualifications contained in §
of this subchapter with sufficient justification and an assurance that the
program quality will not be lessened.
(e) The Commission may consider current
approvals of instructors by other Texas state agencies responsible for approval
and regulation of the program, or any professional certifications held by the
instructor when submitted with the Commission's instructor application. The
Commission will accept notification, in lieu of a new instructor application,
for any instructor that has a current approval by the Commission to teach the
same classes at other schools that have the same owners.
(f) The Commission may require the school
director of an accredited school to file applications for instructors if there
have been two substantiated complaints regarding instructors in the previous
year, or if the school is unable to produce, when requested, documentation that
all instructors meet the requirements of this subchapter.
(g) The Commission may require a school
director to submit and receive approvals for instructor applications in advance
of employing the instructors for a period of one year if the school has had
three instructor applications finally disapproved within the previous two
Admin. Code §
The provisions of
this §807.83 adopted to be effective August 16, 1998, 23 TexReg 8479;
amended to be effective February 24, 2003, 28 TexReg 1651; amended to be
effective August 28, 2006, 31 TexReg