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​Welcome to the Teach​​er Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) website!

Oregon Teacher Standards and

Practices Commission

TSP​C's mission is to establish, uphold and enforce professional standards of excellence and communicate those standards to the public and educators for the benefit of Oregon's students.

Important TSPC Announcements and Updates 

April 24, 2019 - For anyone reaching out to us: please include the last 4 of your Social Security number and/or the month and day of your birth so that we may locate you in our records to assist you accordingly.
***Until further notice, TSPC staff are currently unavailable by phone due to the implementation of eLicensing 2.0. We are striving to make the online account information more accessible to the user completing an application. If you are more than 90 days before your license expiration, then please wait to apply to renew your license until all functionalities are operating smoothly.***
April 16, 2019 - The Educator Lookup tool will no longer be available after April 16, 2019. You will now be able to print your active license online by logging into your eLicensing account anytime after April 18, 2019. Please use the "Public Educator Search" tool. You will be able to view active license records online using the "Public Search" option located on the eLicensing portal anytime after April 18, 2019.
April 10, 2019 - The eLicensing portal used for processing all licensure applications is currently being upgraded to a better and more improved version! We are thrilled to announce that these exciting new upgrades will allow everyone more freedom & control over your TSPC record and documents. This is a huge migration & we sincerely appreciate your patience in advance as we migrate all your data & fully transition into the new eLicensing portal.
Our staff is undergoing rigorous training to help support you with the new system. We anticipate that everything will be running seamlessly by the beginning of May 2019. Until then, please be prepared that should you need to call our office or reach out to us via email, that we may not be able to answer your questions or concerns in as timely of a manner.
March 1, 2019 - Administrative Licensure Redesign is here! Please see the Administrator License Redesign webpage to the left for more information.
***Effective July 1, 2019***
***You will no longer receive a grace period and your license will not remain active if you do not submit an application online prior to your license expiration date***

Application Status

We are currently processing applications received before: March 5th, 2019 

TSPC Contact Information 

Phone number: 503-378-3586
Phone hours: Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Fax: 503-378-4448
Effective April 17, 2019 - anyone who has an eLicensing account will need to login and use the messages function to contact us
For eLicensing login issues: online.tspc@oregon.gov
For anyone who does not have an eLicensing account please email: contact.tspc@oregon.gov
To submit transcripts electronically: tspc.transcripts@oregon.gov
For TSPC Fingerprinting and Background Check Questions: finger.printing@oregon.gov
For Administrator License Redesign related emails: AdminLicense.tspc@oregon.gov
Visit our office in person:
Address: 250 Division St NE, Salem, OR 97301
Visiting hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Applications an​d payments can only be made through eLicensing.
​eLicensing tips:
  • Licensing tutorial
  • eo tutorial: Browser Assistance
  • eLicensing video tutorial: Forgot Username and Password Reset
  • If this is your first time using eLicensing, you must select the "Sign Up" button to create your username and password.
  • Please do not create a new username if you have already created an eLicensing account. This will cause you to have two active accounts and may delay your processing.
  • If you have eLicensing login issues please email TSPC at: online.tspc@oregon.gov​ or call 503-378-3586 and select option #1.
  • TSPC is no longer accepting mailed, faxed, or emailed applications or payments. All applications must be submitted through the eLicensing system.

Submitting ​Documents        

Please login to your eLicensing account online anytime after April 18, 2019 to submit all required documentation related to your licensure application.  

Verifyin​g PDUs 

TSP​​C does not approve coursework or workshops for the awarding of PDUs. Please refer to the PDU webpage for more information.