TEACHER STANDARDS AND PRACTICES COMMISSION
 
DIVISION 220
ENDORSEMENTS
 
584-220-0010
Endorsement on Teaching Licenses: General Provisions
(1) Purpose of Teaching License Endorsements: The purpose of an endorsement on a teaching license is to indicate the subject areas (content knowledge) for which the educator is authorized to teach.  New educators must meet the requirements for content and subject-specific pedagogical knowledge prior to adding an endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License. Experienced educators must meet the Commission-established requirements for content knowledge prior to adding the endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching Licenses.  Only Commission-adopted endorsements may be added to teaching licenses.  New endorsement may only be established through official Commission action at a meeting.
(2) Teaching endorsements may be added to the following teaching licenses:
(a) Preliminary Teaching License;
(b) Professional Teaching License;
(c) Teacher Leader License; and
(d) Legacy Teaching License.
(3) Teaching endorsements may not be added to the following teaching licenses and registrations, except as noted:
(a) American Indian Languages Teacher (May add another American Indian Language);
(b) Charter school teacher registration;
(c) Reciprocal Teaching License;
(d) Restricted Teaching License;
(e) Emergency Teaching License;
(f) Limited Teaching License;
(g) Career and Technical Education Teaching License (May add Career and Technical Education endorsements);
(h) International Visiting Teaching License;
(i) Substitute Teaching License (Already valid to teach any subject); and
(j) Restricted Substitute Teaching License (Already valid to teach any subject);
(4) Scope of Endorsements: The scope of the endorsement shall be determined by the National Center for Educational Statistics (NCES) course codes associated with the endorsement as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide. An educator may only be assigned to teach courses within the scope of the endorsements on their license except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(5) Removing an Endorsement: An educator may request to remove an endorsement from their license.  It is the responsibility of the educator to understand all employment issues related to the removal of the endorsement.  To remove an endorsement from a license, an educator must submit a correct and complete application for removal of the endorsement in the manner and form required by the Commission, including all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. Once removed, the educator must meet all current endorsement requirements in order to add back the endorsement.
(6) The Commission approved general education endorsements for teaching licenses are:
(a)  Advanced Mathematics;
(b) Agricultural Science;
(c)  Art;
(d) Biology;
(e) Business: Generalist;
(f)  Business: Marketing;
(g) Career Trades: Generalist (formerly Technology Education);
(h) Chemistry;
(i)   Drama;
(j)   Elementary – Multiple Subjects (formerly Multiple Subjects Self-Contained);
(k)  English Language Arts;
(l)    English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL);
(m) Family and Consumer Studies;
(n)   Foundational English Language Arts  (formerly Middle School Language Arts);
(o)   Foundational Mathematics (formerly Basic Math);
(p)   Foundational Science (formerly Middle School Science);
(q)   Foundational Social Studies (formerly Middle School Social Studies);
(r)     Health;
(s)    Integrated Science;
(t)     Legacy Art;
(u)   Legacy English to Speakers of Other Languages;
(v)    Legacy Health;
(w)  Legacy World Language;
(x)    Legacy Family and Consumer Science;
(y)    Legacy Career Trades Generalist Education;
(z)    Legacy Library Media;
(aa) Legacy Music;
(bb) Legacy Physical Education;
(cc)  Legacy Reading;
(dd) Legacy Five Year Elementary;
(ee) Legacy Five Year Secondary;
(ff)   Library Media;
(gg) Music;
(hh) Physical Education;
(ii)    Physics;
(jj)   Reading Intervention (formerly Reading Specialist);
(kk) Social Studies;
(ll)    Special Education: Generalist;
(mm) Special Education: Early Intervention;
(nn)   Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing ;
(oo)   Special Education: Visually  Impaired;
(pp)   Special Education: Communication Disorders;
(qq)   Speech (Forensics);
(rr)    World Language: Chinese;
(ss)   World Language: French;
(tt)   World Language: German;
(uu)  World Language: Japanese;
(vv)   World Language: Latin;
(ww)  World Language: Russian; and
(xx)    World Language: Spanish.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0015
Evidence of Content Knowledge and Pedagogy Skills
(1) All applicants must provide evidence of content knowledge and pedagogy skills to in order have the endorsement on the license. Acceptable evidence of content knowledge and pedagogy skills includes:
(a) A passing score on Commission-approved subject matter licensure test;
(b) Completion of Commission-approved subject matter program or coursework; or
(c) Other evidence at the discretion of the Director of Licensure or designees.
(2) Validation of Subject Matter Tests: To verify a passing score on a Commission-approved subject-matter test, the applicant must provide:
(a) Either the original or an authentic facsimile paper score report;
(b) An electronic score report submitted directly to TSPC by the testing company that administers the test; or
(c) Other evidence documenting a passing score on a subject-matter test if compelling circumstances prohibit the applicant from providing an original score report.
(A) It is solely within the discretion of the Director of Licensure of designee to determine if the alternative documentation of the passing score is acceptable.
(B)  The Director of Licensure may submit the evidence to the Commission if the Director determines the evidence requires Commission review.
(C) The Director of Licensure may require the applicant to produce authentic evidence of a passing score on any test the applicant submits for consideration for test waiver in accordance with subsection (6) of this rule.
(3) Acceptable Evidence of Endorsement Program or Coursework: If the Commission requires or accepts completion of a Commission-approved program or coursework to qualify for an endorsement, the applicant must submit verification of:
(a) Acceptance to and completion of the educator preparation program and official sealed transcripts (for Commission-approved programs); or
(b) Official sealed transcripts of the coursework (for Commission-approved coursework).
(4) The Commission may provide reciprocity for an out-of-state test if:
(a) The applicant provides evidence of a passing score on a subject-matter test approved by another National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) jurisdiction. The score report and evidence must demonstrate that the test and passing score is approved for licensure by the other jurisdiction in accordance with subsection (2) of this rule; and
(b) The Director of Licensure determines the content of the out-of-state test is more similar than not to the Oregon test.
(5) The Commission may provide a waiver of subject-matter testing requirements if the out-of-state applicant can provide evidence of:
(a) Academic preparation satisfactory to the Commission; and
(b) Five years of half-time or more teaching the specific subject matter while properly licensed and endorsed in the content area requested. 
(A) The license must be valid for the assignment in a public school or regionally accredited private school in a National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) jurisdiction.
(B) Teaching experience submitted for waiver must have occurred prior to application for licensure in Oregon.
(C) Teaching experience without a valid license may count toward test waiver, at the discretion of the Director of Licensure.
(6) For situations not covered by the provisions of this rule, the Commission grants the Director of Licensure the discretion to determine whether test scores, licensure or experience submitted pursuant to this section meets the Commission’s intent with regard to preventing redundancy in completing subject-matter testing requirements.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0020
Advanced Mathematics
(1) Purpose: An Advanced Mathematics endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in advanced mathematics as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Advanced Mathematics.
(2) An Advanced Mathematics endorsement permits the holder to teach all levels of single subject mathematics, including foundational mathematics courses. (Foundational Mathematics courses are a subset of the full Advanced Mathematics endorsement.)
(3) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160 License for Conditional Assignment.
(4) Adding to existing Preliminary Teaching License:  To be eligible to add an Advanced Mathematics endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must meet the following content and pedagogy requirements:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Advanced Mathematics; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved advanced mathematics coursework of at least fifty-seven quarter or thirty-eight semester hours designed to develop competence in:
(i) Mathematical Processes and Number Sense:
(ii) Patterns, Algebra and Functions;
(iii) Measurement and Geometry;
(iv) Trigonometry and Calculus; and
(v) Statistics, Probability and Discreet Mathematics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Advanced Mathematics coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Advanced Mathematics pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Advanced Mathematics preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0300; or
(B) Complete an Advanced Mathematics pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission.  The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in an advanced mathematics assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in advanced mathematics courses above Algebra I;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with an Advanced Mathematics endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach advanced mathematics.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Advanced Mathematics teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the supervised teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Advanced Mathematics above Algebra I instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(5) Adding to Advanced Math to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add an Advanced Mathematics endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Advanced Mathematics; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved advanced mathematics coursework of at least fifty-seven quarter or thirty-eight semester hours designed to develop competence in:
(i) Mathematical Processes and Number Sense:
(ii) Patterns, Algebra and Functions;
(iii) Measurement and Geometry;
(iv) Trigonometry and Calculus; and
(v) Statistic, Probability and Discreet Mathematics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Advanced Mathematics coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0025
Agricultural Science
(1) Purpose: An Agricultural Science endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in agricultural science as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Agricultural Science.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to existing Preliminary Teaching License:  An Agricultural Science endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Agricultural Science pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add an Agricultural Science endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Agricultural Science; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least sixty quarter or forty semester hours designed to develop competence in agriculture education, to include:
(i) Agribusiness management;
(ii) Agricultural mechanics;
(iii) Animal science;
(iv) Crop sciences;
(v) Soil science;
(vi) Horticulture; and
(vii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Agricultural Science coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Agricultural Science pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and Completion of a Commission-approved Agricultural Science preparation program; or
(B) Complete an Agricultural Science pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence;  or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in an agricultural science assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in agricultural science courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with an agricultural science endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach agricultural science.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, agricultural science teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the supervised teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of agricultural science instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Agriculture Science to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add an Agricultural Science endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Agricultural Science; or
(B) Complete a Commission-approved Agricultural Science coursework of at least sixty quarter or forty semester hours designed to develop competence in agriculture education, to include:
(i) Agribusiness management;
(ii) Agricultural mechanics;
(iii) Animal science;
(iv) Crop sciences;
(v) Soil science;
(vi) Horticulture; and
(vii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Agricultural Science coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0030
Art
(1) An Art endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 Art assignments as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Art.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to add an Art endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Art preparation program that meets the program standards pursuant to Chapter 584, Division 420; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0035
Biology
(1) Purpose: A Biology endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Biology as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Biology.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160 License for Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding to existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Biology endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Biology pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Biology endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Biology; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in Biology that includes:
(i) At least twenty-seven quarter or eighteen semester hours in biology science, including:
(a) Classical and molecular genetics;
(b) Evolution;
(c) General microbiology; and
(d) Ecology; and
(ii) At least eighteen quarter or twelve semester hours in physical and earth science.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Biology coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Biology pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Biology preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Biology pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title  or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a biology assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in biology courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a biology endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach biology.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, biology teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the supervised teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of biology instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Biology to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Biology endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Biology; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in Biology that includes:
(i) At least twenty-seven quarter or eighteen semester hours in biology science, including:
(a) Classical and molecular genetics;
(b) Evolution;
(c) General microbiology; and
(d) Ecology; and
(ii) At least eighteen quarter or twelve semester hours in physical and earth science,
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Biology coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0040
Business: Generalist
(1) Purpose: A Business: Generalist endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in General Business as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Business: Generalist.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160 License for Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding to existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Business: Generalist endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Business: Generalist pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Business: Generalist endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Business: Generalist; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty-two semester hours designed to develop competency in Business: Generalist that includes:
(i) Economics;
(ii) Business law;
(iii) Business communications;
(iv) Data and information processing;
(v) Accounting;
(vi) Keyboard operation;
(vii) Finance; and
(viii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Business: Generalist coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Business: Generalist pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Business: Generalist preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Business: Generalist pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a business assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in business courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a business: generalist endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach business.  [Note: The supervisory teacher must support the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, business teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the supervised teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of business instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Business: Generalist Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Business: Generalist endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Business: Generalist; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty-two semester hours designed to develop competency in Business: Generalist that includes:
(i) Economics;
(ii) Business law;
(iii) Business communications;
(iv) Data and information processing;
(v) Accounting;
(vi) Keyboard operation;
(vii) Finance; and
(viii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Business: Generalist coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0045
Business: Marketing
(1) Purpose: A Business: Marketing endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Marketing as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Business: Marketing.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160 License for Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding to existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Business: Marketing endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Business: Marketing pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Business: Marketing endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Business: Marketing; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty two semester hours designed to develop competency in Business: Marketing that includes:
(i) Retail merchandising;
(ii) Marketing management;
(iii) Sales promotion;
(iv) Management and organizational behavior;
(v) Finance;
(vi) Accounting;
(vii) Economics;
(viii) Business law;
(ix) Business communications; and
(x) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) All or part of this credit may be granted by the preparing institution on the basis of formal evaluation of practical occupational experience or training.
(D) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Business: Marketing coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Business: Marketing pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and Completion of a Commission-approved Business: Marketing preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Business: Marketing pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a business: marketing assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in business: marketing courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a business: marketing endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach business marketing.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Business: Marketing teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Business Marketing instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.].
(4) Adding Business: Marketing to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Business: Marketing endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Business: Marketing; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty-two semester hours designed to develop competency in Business: Marketing that includes:
(i) Retail merchandising;
(ii) Marketing management;
(iii) Sales promotion;
(iv) Management and organizational behavior;
(v) Finance;
(vi) Accounting;
(vii) Economics;
(viii) Business law;
(ix) Business communications; and
(x) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Business: Marketing coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0050
Career Trades: Generalist
(1) Purpose: A Career Trade Generalist endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Career Trades: Generalist as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Career Trades: Generalist.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160 License for Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Career Trades: Generalist endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Career Trades: Generalist pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Career Trades: Generalist endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Career Trades: Generalist; and
(b) Meet one of the following Career Trades: Generalist pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Career Trades: Generalist preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Career Trades: Generalist pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a career trade assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in career trade courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a career trade: generalist endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach career trades.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Career Trades: Generalist teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Career Trade Generalist instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Career Trades: Generalist Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Career Trades: Generalist endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Career Trades: Generalist; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0055
Chemistry
(1) Purpose: A Chemistry endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Chemistry as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Chemistry.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Chemistry endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Chemistry pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Chemistry endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Chemistry content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Chemistry; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty seven quarter or eighteen semester hours designed to develop competency in Chemistry that includes organic and physical chemistry.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Chemistry coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Chemistry pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Chemistry preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Chemistry pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a chemistry assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in chemistry courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a chemistry endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach chemistry.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Chemistry teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Chemistry instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Chemistry Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Chemistry endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Chemistry; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty seven quarter or eighteen semester hours designed to develop competency in Chemistry that includes organic and physical chemistry.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Chemistry coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-210-0060
Drama
(1) A Drama endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 Drama assignments as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Drama.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to add a Drama endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Drama preparation program that meets the program standards pursuant to Chapter 584, Division 420; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0065
Elementary – Multiple Subjects
(1) Elementary-Multiple Subjects Endorsement: An Elementary-Multiple Subjects Endorsement signifies that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Elementary-Multiple Subjects as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Elementary-Multiple Subjects.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to an Elementary-Multiple Subjects Endorsement: To be eligible to add an Elementary-Multiple Subjects endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional or Teacher Leader, or Legacy Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Elementary-Multiple Subjects preparation program that meets the program standards pursuant to OAR 584-420-0345 Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects: Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0070
English Language Arts
(1) Purpose: A English Language Arts endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in English Language Arts as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for English Language Arts.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment. 
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  An English Language Arts endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing English Language Arts pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add an English Language Arts endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for English Language Arts; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in English Language Arts that includes:
(i) American literature;
(ii) English literature;
(iii) World literature;
(iv) Advanced written expression;
(v) Oral expression; and
(vi) General and cultural linguistics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the English Language Arts coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following English Language Arts pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved English Language Arts preparation program; or
(B) Complete an English Language Arts pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in an English Language Arts assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in English Language Arts courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with an English Language Arts endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach English Language Arts.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other English Language Arts teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of English Language Arts instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding English Language Arts Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add an English Language Arts endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for English Language Arts; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in English Language Arts that includes:
(i) American literature;
(ii) English literature;
(iii) World literature;
(iv) Advanced written expression;
(v) Oral expression; and
(vi) General and cultural linguistics.
 (C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the English Language Arts coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0075
English to Speakers of Other Languages
(1) English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement: An English to Speakers of Other Languages Endorsement (ESOL) on a license indicates that the educator is licensed to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in ESOL as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for ESOL.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to an ESOL Endorsement: To be eligible to add an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional or Teacher Leader, or Legacy Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved ESOL program that meets the standards provided in OAR 584-420-0360 ESOL: Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]  
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0080
Family and Consumer Studies
(1) Purpose: A Family and Consumer Studies endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Family and Consumer Studies as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Family and Consumer Studies.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Family and Consumer Studies endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Family and Consumer Studies pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Family and Consumer Studies endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Family and Consumer Studies content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Family and Consumer Studies; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty-two semester hours designed to develop competency in family and consumer studies that includes:
(i) Life-span development;
(ii) Clothing and textiles;
(iii) Family relationships;
(iv) Personal and family resource management;
(v) Foods and nutrition;
(vi) Housing; and
(vii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Family and Consumer Studies coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Family and Consumer Studies pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Family and Consumer Studies preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Family and Consumer Studies pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Family and Consumer Studies assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Family and Consumer Studies courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Family and Consumer Studies endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Family and Consumer Studies.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.]  
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Family and Consumer Studies teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Family and Consumer Studies instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Family and Consumer Studies Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Family and Consumer Studies endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Family and Consumer Studies;
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-eight quarter or thirty-two semester hours designed to develop competency in Family and Consumer Studies that includes:
(i) Life-span development;
(ii) Clothing and textiles;
(iii) Family relationships;
(iv) Personal and family resource management;
(v) Foods and nutrition;
(vi) Housing; and
(vii) Program organization and administration, such as advisory committees, student organizations, and supervision of occupational experience.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Family and Consumer Studies coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0085
Foundational English Language Arts
(1) Purpose: A Foundational English Language Arts endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Foundational English Language Arts as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Foundational English Language Art.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Foundational English Language Arts endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Foundational English Language Arts pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Foundational English Language Arts endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational English Language Arts; and
(b) Meet one of the following Foundational English Language Arts pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Foundational English Language Arts preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Foundational English Language Arts pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Foundational English Language Arts assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Foundational English Language Arts courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Foundational or full English Language Arts endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Foundational English Language Arts [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Foundational English Language Arts teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Foundational Language Arts instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Foundational English Language Arts Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Foundational English Language Arts endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching licenses teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational English Language Arts; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0090
Foundational Mathematics
(1) Purpose: A Foundational Mathematics endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Foundational Mathematics as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Foundational Mathematics.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Foundational Mathematics endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Foundational Mathematics pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Foundational Mathematics endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Mathematics; and
(b) Meet one of the following Foundational Mathematics pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Foundational Mathematics preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Foundational Mathematics pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Foundational Mathematics assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Foundational Mathematics courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Foundational or Advanced Mathematics endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Foundational Mathematics.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Foundational Mathematics teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Foundational Mathematics instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Foundational Mathematics Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Foundational Mathematics endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Mathematics; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0095
Foundational Science
(1) Purpose: A Foundational Science endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Foundational Science as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Foundational Science.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Foundational Science endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Foundational Science pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Foundational Science endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Science; and
(b) Meet one of the following Foundational Science pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Foundational Science preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Foundational Science pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Foundational Science assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Foundational Science courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Foundational or full Science endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Foundational Science.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Foundational Science teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Foundational Science instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Foundational Science Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Foundational Science endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Science; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0100
Foundational Social Studies
(1) Purpose: A Foundational Social Studies endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Foundational Social Studies as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Foundational Social Studies.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Foundational Social Studies endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Foundational Social Studies pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Foundational Social Studies endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Social Studies; and
(b) Meet one of the following Foundational Social Studies pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Foundational Social Studies preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with Chapter 584, Division 420; or
(B) Complete a Foundational Social Studies pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Foundational Social Studies assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Foundational Social Studies courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Foundational or full social studies endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Foundational Social Studies.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Foundational Social Studies teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Foundational Social Studies instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Foundational Social Studies Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Foundational Social Studies endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Foundational Social Studies; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0105
Health
(1) Purpose: A Health endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Health as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Health.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Health endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Health pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Health endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Health content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Health; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-two quarter or twenty eight semester hours designed to develop competency in Health that includes:
(i) Personal health;
(ii) Environmental and consumer health;
(iii) Mental and social health;
(iv) Safe living and emergency care; and
(v) School health program.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Health coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Health pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Health preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Health pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Health assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Health courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Health endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Health. [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Health teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Health instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Health Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Health endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Health; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-two quarter or twenty-eight semester hours designed to develop competency in Health that includes:
(i) Personal health;
(ii) Environmental and consumer health;
(iii) Mental and social health;
(iv) Safe living and emergency care; and
(v) School health program.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Health coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0110
Integrated Science
 (1) Purpose: A Integrated Science endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Integrated Science as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Integrated Science.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  An Integrated Science endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Integrated Science pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add an Integrated Science endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Integrated Science content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Integrated Science; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in Integrated Science that includes:
(a) Astronomy;
(b) Geology;
(c) Meteorology;
(d) Oceanography.
(a) Biology; and
(b) Chemistry or physics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Integrated Science coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Integrated Science pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and Completion of a Commission-approved Integrated Science preparation program; or
(B) Complete an Integrated Science pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in an Integrated Science assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Integrated Science courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with an Integrated Science endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Integrated Science. [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Integrated Science teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Integrated Science instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Integrated Science Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add an Integrated Science endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Integrated Science; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least forty-five quarter or thirty semester hours designed to develop competency in Integrated Science that includes:
(a) Astronomy;
(b) Geology;
(c) Meteorology;
(d) Oceanography.
(a) Biology; and
(b) Chemistry or physics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Integrated Science coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0120
Legacy Teaching Endorsements
(1) Purpose: A Legacy teaching endorsement on a license indicates that the educator is eligible for prior-to secondary teaching assignments in prekindergarten through grade twelve as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for the specific legacy teaching endorsement provided in subsection (2) of this rule. 
(2) The legacy teaching endorsements include the following endorsements:
(a) Legacy Art;
(b) Legacy English to Speakers of Other Languages;
(c) Legacy Health:
(d) Legacy World Language:
(e) Legacy Family and Consumer Science;
(f) Legacy Career Trades Generalist Education;
(g) Legacy Library Media;
(h) Legacy Music;
(i) Legacy Physical Education; and
(j) Legacy Reading.
(3) To be eligible to add a Legacy teaching endorsement to a Legacy, Preliminary, Professional or Teacher Leader Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Have held an Oregon Basic or Standard Teaching License prior to January 1, 2016 with a Basic Elementary or Standard Elementary endorsement;
(b) Have had four years of experience teaching the legacy endorsement’s subject matter assignment as provided in subsection (2) of this rule in a prekindergarten through grade 8 environment obtained after January 1, 2011 and prior to January 1, 2016; and
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
(4)(a) If the educator held an Oregon Basic or Standard Teaching License with a Basic or Standard Elementary endorsement prior to January 1, 2016, but does not meet the employment requirements in subsection 3(b) of this rule, the educator may apply and be issued a Licensed for Conditional Assignment for the subject matter of the legacy endorsement to allow the educator time to meet qualifications for the non-legacy endorsement. 
(b) Teaching assignments in accordance with the Basic or Standard Elementary endorsement may continue so long as the educator holds the Basic or Standard Elementary endorsement on their license. However, only experience obtained prior to January 2016 will count toward adding a Legacy Endorsement.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0130
Legacy Five Year Elementary
(1) Purpose: (a) A Legacy Five Year Elementary Endorsement on a license indicates that the educator is eligible for prior to secondary assignments in preprimary through grade twelve as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for the Elementary-Multiple Subjects teaching endorsement.
(b) A Legacy Five Year Elementary Endorsement is also valid to serve as a vice-principal or school counselor in an elementary, middle, or junior high school. 
(c) These endorsements were issued prior to 1965 and are not included in the TSPC Licensure Guide.
(2) To be eligible to add a Legacy Five Year Elementary endorsement to a Legacy, Preliminary, Professional or Teacher Leader Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Have held an Oregon Five-Year Teaching License issued prior to January 1, 1965 with an Elementary endorsement; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0140
Legacy Five Year Secondary
(1) Purpose: (a) A Legacy Five Year Secondary Endorsement on a license indicates that the educator is eligible for all secondary assignments in preprimary through grade twelve as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for any secondary single-subject endorsement.
(b) A Legacy Five Year Secondary Endorsement is also valid to serve as a vice-principal or school counselor in a middle, junior high or high school. 
(c) These endorsements were issued prior to 1965 and are not included in the TSPC Licensure Guide.
(2) To be eligible to add a Legacy Five Year Secondary endorsement to a Legacy, Preliminary, Professional or Teacher Leader Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Have held an Oregon Five-Year Teaching License issued prior to January 1, 1965 with an Secondary endorsement; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0145
Library Media
(1) Purpose: A Library Media endorsement signifies that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Library Media as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Library Media.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Library Media endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Library Media preparation program that meets the standards as provided in OAR 584-420-0415 Library Media Endorsement: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0150
Music
(1) Purpose: A music endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 Music assignments as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Music.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to add a Music endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Music preparation program that meets the program standards pursuant to Chapter 584, Division 420;
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist
584-220-0155
Physical Education
(1) Purpose: A Physical Education endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 Physical Education assignments as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Physical Education.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Eligibility Requirements: To be eligible to add a Physical Education endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Physical Education preparation program that meets the standards as provided in OAR 584-420-0425 Physical Education Endorsement: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0160
Physics
(1) Purpose: A Physics endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Physics as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Physics.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  An Physics endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Physics pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Physics endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Physics content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Physics; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty-seven quarter or eighteen semester hours designed to develop competency in physics including advanced and modern physics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Physics coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Physics pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Physics preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Physics pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Physics assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Physics courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Physics endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Physics.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Physics teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Physics instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Physics Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Physics endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Physics; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty-seven quarter or eighteen semester hours designed to develop competency in physics including advanced and modern physics.
 (C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Physics coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.] 
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
584-220-0165
Reading Intervention
(1) Purpose: A Reading Intervention endorsement signifies that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Reading Intervention as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Reading Intervention.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Reading Intervention endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Reading Intervention preparation program that meets the standards as provided in OAR 584-420-0440 Reading Intervention Endorsement: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0170
Social Studies
(1) Purpose: A Social Studies endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Social Studies as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Social Studies.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Social Studies endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Social Studies pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Social Studies endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Social Studies content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Social Studies; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least fifty-four quarter or thirty-six semester hours designed to develop competence in social studies, distributed as follows:
(i) World history;
(ii) Geography;
(iii) Political science;
(iv) Sociology;
(v) Psychology;
(vi) Anthropology;
(vii) Economics; and
(viii) U.S. history.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Social Studies coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Social Studies pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and Completion of a Commission-approved Social Studies preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Social Studies pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Social Studies assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Social Studies courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Social Studies endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Social Studies.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Social Studies teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Social Studies instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Social Studies Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Social Studies endorsement to a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Social Studies; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least fifty-four quarter or thirty-six semester hours designed to develop competence in social studies, distributed as follows:
(i) World history;
(ii) Geography;
(iii) Political science;
(iv) Sociology;
(v) Psychology,;
(vi) Anthropology;
(vii) Economics; and
(viii) U.S. history.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Social Studies coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.] 
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0175
Speech (Forensics)
(1) Purpose: A Speech endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Speech as provided by the TSPC Licensure Guide for Speech (Forensics).
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Speech endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Speech pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Speech endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Speech content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Speech (Forensics); or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty-four quarter or sixteen semester hours designed to develop competency in Speech that includes:
(i) Discussion techniques;
(ii) Oral interpretation;
(iii) Argumentative speech; and
(iv) Forensics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Speech coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Meet one of the following Speech pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved Speech preparation program; or
(B) Complete a Speech pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Speech assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Speech courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Speech endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Speech. [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Speech teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of Speech instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding Speech Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a Speech endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Speech; or
(B) Complete Commission-approved coursework of at least twenty-four quarter or sixteen semester hours designed to develop competency in Speech that includes:
(i) Discussion techniques;
(ii) Oral interpretation;
(iii) Argumentative speech; and
(iv) Forensics.
(C) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Speech coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050. [Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.] 
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0180
Special Education: Generalist
(1) Purpose:  A Special Education: Generalist endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Special Education: Generalist as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Special Education: Generalist.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Special Education: Generalist endorsement to an existing Preliminary Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Special Education: Generalist preparation program that meets the standards provided in OAR 584-420-0460 Special Education Endorsement: Program Standards.
(A) The Commission-approved elementary multiple subjects examination is not required to obtain the license;
(B) However, passage of the Commission-adopted Elementary-- Multiple Subjects examination is required in order for special educators licensed to teach general education content in grades prekindergarten through 8 (elementary teachers) and to meet the federal definition of “highly qualified” teacher under the Elementary/Secondary Education Act (ESEA); and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0185
Special Education: Early Intervention
(1) Purpose:  A Special Education: Early Intervention endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach ages three to grade 12 assignments in Special Education: Early Intervention as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Special Education: Early Intervention.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Special Education: Early Intervention endorsement to an existing Preliminary Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Special Education: Early Intervention preparation program that meets the standards as provided in Chapter 584, Division 420; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0190
Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing 
(1) Purpose:  A Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing  endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing  as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing .
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing  endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing  preparation program that meets the standards as provided in OAR 584-420-0475 Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing : Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0195
Special Education: Visually Impaired
(1) Purpose:  A Special Education: Visually Impaired endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Special Education: Visually Impaired as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Special Education: Visually Impaired.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a Special Education: Visually Impaired endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Special Education: Visually Impaired preparation program that meet the standards provided in Chapter 584, Division 420; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0200
World Language: Chinese
(1) A World Language: Chinese endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Chinese as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: Chinese.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170, Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Chinese endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Chinese pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Chinese endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following World Language: Chinese content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Chinese; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Chinese program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards.
(b) Meet one of the following World Language: Chinese pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved World Language: Chinese preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; or
(B) Complete a Chinese pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Chinese language assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Chinese language courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Chinese language endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach Chinese language.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.] 
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Chinese teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of teaching is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding World Language: Chinese Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a World Language: Chinese endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Chinese content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Chinese; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Chinese preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0205
World Language: French
(1) A World Language: French endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in French as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: French.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A French endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing French pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a French endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following World Language: French content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test French; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: French preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards.
(b) Meet one of the following World Language: French pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved World Language: French preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; or
(B) Complete a French pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title  or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a French language assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in French language courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a French language endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach the French language.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.]   
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other World Language: French teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of World Language: French instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding World Language: French Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a World Language: French endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following World Language: French content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for World Language: French; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: French preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards.
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0210
World Language: German
(1) A World Language: German endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in German as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: German.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment. 
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A German endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing German pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a German endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following World Language: German content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for German; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: German program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards.
(b) Meet one of the following World Language: German pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved World Language: German preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; or
(B) Complete a German pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence;  or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a German language assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in German language courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a German language endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach the German language.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.]   
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other German teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of teaching is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding World Language: German Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a World Language: German endorsement to an existing Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following German content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for German; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: German preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0215
World Language: Japanese
(1) A World Language: Japanese endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Japanese as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: Japanese.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a World Language: Japanese endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Japanese preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0220
World Language: Latin
(1) A World Language: Latin endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Latin as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: Latin.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a World Language: Latin endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Latin preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0225
World Language: Russian
(1) A World Language: Russian endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Russian as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: Russian.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) To be eligible to add a World Language: Russian endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Russian preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and 
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
584-220-0230
World Language: Spanish
(1) A World Language: Spanish endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Spanish as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for World Language: Spanish.
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.   
(3) Adding to Existing Preliminary Teaching License:  A Spanish endorsement may be added to an existing Preliminary Teaching license by demonstrating content knowledge and completing Spanish pedagogy requirements as defined in this rule.  To be eligible to add a Spanish endorsement to an existing Preliminary Teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Spanish content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Spanish; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Spanish preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and
(b) Meet one of the following World Language: Spanish pedagogy requirements:
(A) Admission to and completion of a Commission-approved World Language: Spanish preparation program as verified by the approved program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards.; or
(B) Complete a Spanish pedagogy course of at least three quarter or two semester hours acceptable to the Commission. The course must include the word pedagogy or methods in the course title or must be acceptable to the Commission upon evaluation of course syllabi or other evidence; or
(C) Complete a supervised practicum in a Spanish language assignment in a public school setting.  To verify the practicum, a school district must submit a PEER form and a statement verifying that:
(i) The applicant completed at least 60 hours of a supervised practicum in Spanish language courses;
(ii) The practicum was supervised by a teacher holding a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy Teaching license with a Spanish language endorsement;
(iii) The applicant has obtained the required pedagogy skills to teach the Spanish language.  [Note: The district must indicate in the statement that the supervisory teacher supports the verification of applicant skill level.]   
(iv) At the Executive Director’s or Licensure Director’s discretion, other Spanish teaching experience such as teaching in at a post-secondary institution or in a private school setting may qualify to satisfy the practicum experience.  In these settings, verification from the employer of satisfactory completion of the teaching experience with at least 60 clock hours of World Language: Spanish instruction is required to qualify as a suitable practicum to add the endorsement.
(c) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
(4) Adding World Language: Spanish Endorsement to Other Licenses: To be eligible to add a World Language: Spanish endorsement to a Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Meet one of the following Spanish content knowledge requirements:
(A) Provide documentation of a passing score on the Commission-approved subject mastery test for Spanish; or
(B) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved World Language: Spanish preparation program in accordance with OAR 584-420-0490 World Language Endorsements: Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.]
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
Hist.:
 
 
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