584-310-0150 Reading Intervention
 
(1) Purpose: A Reading Intervention endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten through grade 12 assignments in Physics 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 authorized in OAR 584-060-0250 License for Conditional Assignment.
(3) Adding the Reading Invention Endorsement to Existing License: To be eligible to add a Reading Intervention endorsement to an Initial II, Preliminary, Professional, Distinguished Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching License, an applicant must:
(a) Complete a Commission-approved Reading Intervention preparation program;
(b) At least fifty percent (50%) of the Reading Intervention coursework must have been completed within five years prior to the date of application for the endorsement; 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 584-036-0055.
[Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.]
 (3) Requirements for Commission-Approved Program:  To be eligible as a Commission-approved program, a Reading Intervention preparation program must: 
(a) Meet the standards as provided in OAR 584-018-0155 Reading Specialist;
(b) Include content courses and pedagogy courses especially designed to 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;
(c) Include instruction on dyslexia that is consistent with the knowledge and practice standards of an international organization on dyslexia;
(d) Require student passage of the Commission’s required test for Reading Intervention; and
(e) Provide supervised field experience as a Reading Intervention teacher.
Stat. Auth.: ORS 342
Stats. Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.143, 342.153, 342.165 & 342.223 - 342.232
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