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Renewal Next Steps
Congratulations! You have completed the renewal application form and paid the fee to begin the Oregon eLicensing process. Before your application can be processed, TSPC must receive and evaluate the additional information for your license, certificate or registration, as noted in the table below. 
 
 
 

Application for Renewal of License, Registrations, or Certificates: Next Steps

Renewal: Next Steps

 
 
Type
Requirement
How to Submit and Other Information
Teaching Licenses and Registrations Renewal application: next steps (Not application for first license)
AMERICAN INDIAN LANGUAGES
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
Tribal Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your sponsoring tribe must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
CHARTER REGISTRY TEACHING
Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your sponsoring charter school or district must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Career and Technical Education:
RESTRICTED CTE TEACHING LICENSE
Sponsorship
After you have applied for reissue of your license, your sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
1st Reissue: Verification of significant progress toward completion of the requirements for the Preliminary CTE Teaching License.  
Your sponsor must provide verification of your progress toward meeting Preliminary CTE License requirements directly to TSPC.
2nd Reissue: Verification of completion of at least 50% of the Professional Development Plan to be eligible for the Preliminary CTE Teaching License.
Your sponsor must provide verification of the completion of 50% of the plan directly to TSPC.
Career and Technical Education:
PRELIMINARY CTE TEACHING LICENSE
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
Career and Technical Education:
PROFESSIONAL CTE TEACHING LICENSE
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
Career and Technical Education:
 
FIVE-YEAR CTE TEACHING LICENSE
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs Continuing PDU Information
​District Sponsorship After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
INTERNATIONAL VISITING TEACHER
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of current assignment
Your district sponsor must submit a PEER form documenting your current assignment.
LEGACY TEACHING
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
LIMITED TEACHING
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
PRELIMINARY TEACHING
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs

To move from the PRELIMINARY teaching license

to PROFESSIONAL teaching license.

​Verification of completion of advanced education program – one of the following:
  • Advanced Professional Development Program
  • Advanced degree program
  • Endorsement program
  • Specialization program
  • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certification
  • Professional certificate issued by State of Washington
NOTE:  If you currently hold a Initial II, Continuing, Standard or Basic Teaching License, you do not need to complete an advanced professional education program.  You will receive a Professional Teaching License based on your teaching experience.

Advanced Professional Development Program: Please confirm your school district has sent your advanced PEER form.

Advanced Degree Program: Official transcripts
Oregon endorsement program:  Official transcripts from recommending Oregon program. Please also confirm that your Oregon program has sent your program completion form to TSPC (formerly C2 form).
Out-of-state endorsement program: Official transcripts
Specialization Program: Official transcripts from recommending Oregon program. Please also confirm that your Oregon program has sent your program completion form to TSPC (formerly C2 form).
National Board of Professional Teaching Standards: Copy of certification
Professional Certificate issued by State of Washington: Copy of certificate
Note: You must complete your advanced education program after you have obtained your first non-provisional teaching license.
 
​Verification of four full-time years of teaching Please confirm that your school district(s) or school(s) has sent the PEER form(s) documenting your teaching experience.
PROFESSIONAL TEACHING
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
RECIPROCAL TEACHING
Can’t be renewed.  Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional Teaching License and provide verification of items in the columns to the right.
 
Qualifying for Oregon Subject Matter Endorsement Area
Note: The subject-matter test that you took in your original state may be deemed “comparable” to Oregon test for the same subject matter.  If your test IS deemed comparable, you will not be require to take Oregon’s subject-matter exams.
 
Note: If you submitted test scores when you first applied for the Reciprocal Teaching License, you don’t not need to re-submit the scores.  We placed all submitted test scores into your account.
Submitting test scores:
For ORELA/NES (Pearson) or PRAXIS/ETS exams:  When you register for the test, PLEASE INDICATE THAT OREGON (TSPC) IS PERMITTED TO RECEIVE YOUR SCORES.  If you do this, the testing company will automatically send your scores to TSPC.  We usually receive test results in two or three weeks.
For paper submissions of test scores (including out-of-state test scores):  To submit paper test scores, please mail (paper copy), fax (paper copy) or email (PDF) a copy of the test results to the TSPC office.  Please put your name and account number (if available) on the test results. 
Note: We are not able to accept digital photos of the paper test scores. 
Testing – Oregon Civil Rights/Ethics Test
RESTRICTED SUBSTITUTE TEACHING
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Note:  If you have a new district sponsor, you must apply for a new Restricted Substitute Teaching (not a renewal).
RESTRICTED TEACHING –Reissue
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of Admission to and enrollment, or pending enrollment in a teacher preparation program: 1st Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college verifying your admission, enrollment or pending enrollment. 
Verification that you have completed at least 50% of your teacher preparation program: 2nd Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college that you have completed at least 50% of your teacher preparation program.
SUBSTITUTE TEACHING
No additional materials required.
 
TEACHER LEADER
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
Verification of continued teacher leader activities
Resume or other appropriate documentation. 
 
Administrator Licenses and Registrations Renewal (Not first license)
CHARTER SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR REGISTRATION
Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your charter school or district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
DISTINGUISHED ADMINISTRATOR
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
EXCEPTIONAL ADMINISTRATOR
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
LEGACY ADMINISTRATOR LICENSE
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
PRELIMINARY ADMINISTRATOR
Verification of coursework of at least six (6) semester hours or nine (9) quarter hours of academic credit in an administrator licensure preparation program or its equivalent.
 
 
 
Note: After the second renewal of the Preliminary Administrator License, you must qualify for the Professional Administrator License.
Note for Superintendents: The Professional Administrator Licensure program or the equivalent graduate hours in an approved administrator preparation program must be completed within the three (3) years following the next renewal of the Preliminary Administrator License if the holder of a Preliminary Administrator License takes a position as a superintendent in Oregon at any time within the life of the Preliminary Administrator License.
PROFESSIONAL ADMINISTRATOR
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
RECIPROCAL ADMINISTRATOR – Cannot be renewed.  Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional Administrator License and provide verification of items in the columns to the right.
Verification of completion of a course on Oregon School Law and Finance or demonstrate equivalent competency.
Testing
RECIPROCAL SUPERINTENDENT
Cannot be renewed.  Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional Administrator License and provide verification of items in the columns to the right.
Verification of completion of a course on Oregon School Law and Finance or demonstrate equivalent competency.
Testing
RESTRICTED ADMINISTRATOR –Reissue
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of Admission to and enrollment, or pending enrollment in an administrator preparation program: 1st Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college verifying your admission, enrollment or pending enrollment. 
Verification that you have completed at least 50% of your administrator preparation program: 2nd Reissue
College or university letter that documents that you have completed at least 50% of your administrator preparation program.
Personnel Services Licenses and Certificates Renewal (Not first license)
EMERGENCY SCHOOL NURSE CERTIFICATE
 District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of current registered nurse license issued by the Oregon State Board of Nursing
Copy of Oregon RN license
LIMITED STUDENT SERVICE LICENSE
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
PRELIMINARY SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
PRELIMINARY SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
PRELIMINARY SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
Verification of 75 Continuing PDUs
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL NURSE CERTIFICATE
Verification of current registered nurse license issued by the Oregon State Board of Nursing

Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
OR
Verification of recertification of National School Nurse Certification
 
Copy of Oregon RN license

 

Continuing PDU Information

 
OR
Copy of current National School Nurse Certification
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
PROFESSIONAL SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
Verification of 125 Continuing PDUs
RECIPROCAL SCHOOL COUNSELOR
Cannot be renewed.
Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional School Counselor License and provide verification of item in the column to the right.
RECIPROCAL SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGIST
Cannot be renewed. 
Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional School Psychologist License and provide verification of the item in the column to the right.
 
RECIPROCAL SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER
Cannot be renewed.
Must now meet qualifications for Oregon Preliminary or Professional School Social Worker License and provide verification of the item in the column to the right.
 
RESTRICTED SCHOOL COUNSELOR –Reissue
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of Admission to and enrollment, or pending enrollment in a school counselor  preparation program: 1st Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college verifying your admission, enrollment or pending enrollment. 
Verification that you have completed at least 50% of your school counselor preparation program: 2nd Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college that you have completed at least 50% of your school counselor preparation program.
RESTRICTED SCHOOL SOCIAL WORKER – Reissue
District Sponsorship
After you have applied for renewal of your license, your district sponsor must submit the sponsorship documentation directly to TSPC. 
Verification of Admission to and enrollment, or pending enrollment in a school social worker  preparation program: 1st Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college verifying your admission, enrollment or pending enrollment. 
Verification that you have completed at least 50% of your school counselor preparation program: 2nd Reissue
Official transcripts and letter from university or college that you have completed at least 50% of your school social worker preparation program.
 
 

To submit official transcripts to TSPC office:
·         Contact your university or college and request an official transcript be sent to TSPC office to:
o   tspc.transcripts@oregon.gov (official electronic version)*
o   TSPC, 250 Division St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-1012  (official paper copy)*   
-OR-
·         Mail an official transcript to the TSPC office to:
o   TSPC, 250 Division St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-1012  (official paper copy)*  
o   The official transcripts must be received by TSPC in a sealed university or college envelope.  When you receive your official transcripts from the college or university, please do not open the envelope.  Simply place the sealed university or college envelope into another envelope and mail to TSPC office.  Unsealed transcript envelopes cannot be accepted for verification of degrees or coursework.
*Official versions of transcripts must include the seal of the institution and signature of the registrar.
Note: Because of quality concerns, we are not able to accept digital photos of the paper documents. (In other words, “selfies” of your documents are not allowed.)
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To submit other supporting documents (resume, etc.) to TSPC office:
·         Mail a paper copy of the documents: TSPC, 250 Division St. NE, Salem, OR 97301-1012 
·         Email an attached PDF of the document(s) image: contact.tspc@oregon.gov
Note: Because of quality concerns, we are not able to accept digital photos of the paper documents. (In other words, “selfies” of your documents are not allowed.)