584-310-0070 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) Adding to an Elementary-Multiple Subjects Endorsement to Existing Licenses: To be eligible to add an Elementary-Multiple Subjects endorsement to an Initial II, Preliminary, Professional or Distinguished Teacher Leader, or Legacy Teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Elementary-Multiple Subjects preparation program as provided in subsection (3) of this rule; 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 584-036-0055. Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to the licensure renewal process.
(c) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Elementary-Multiple Subjects coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement.
(3) Requirements for Commission-Approved Program:  To be eligible as a Commission-approved program, an Elementary-Multiple Subjects preparation program must: 
(a) Include content courses and pedagogy courses especially designed to develop competence in elementary instruction and ensure that the educator is able to provide high quality reading instruction that enables pupils to meet or exceed third-grade reading standards adopted by the State Board of Education to become proficient readers by the end of the third grade;
(b) Include instruction on dyslexia that is consistent with the knowledge and practice standards of an international organization on dyslexia;
(c) Require student passage of the Commission’s required test for Elementary-Multiple Subjects; and
(d) Provide supervised field experience as an Elementary-Multiple Subjects teacher.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.143, 342.153, 342.165 & 342.223 - 342.232
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