ADOPTION of
TEMPORARY RULES
 Oregon Administrative Rules
 
TEACHER STANDARDS AND PRACTICES COMMISSION
January 1, 2016
 
The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission adopted the following TEMPORARY rule changes at its meeting on November 6, 2015.  The temporary rules were filed with the Secretary of State on November 15, 2015 and will become effective on January 1, 2016.  Each rule is linked to a copy of temporary rule (in amended, suspended or new form).   The temporary rules are effective 01/1/2016 through 6/28/2016.  The Commission will consider adopting the temporary rules as permanent rules at its January 21, 2016 meeting.
 
 
TEMPORARY RULES
Effective: 01/1/2016 through 6/28/2016
(Temporary rules can only be effective for 180 days. The Commission will considering adopting these rules as permanent rules at its January 21, 2016 meeting.)
 
The following temporary rules are effective on January 1, 2016.
 
Program Area
Type of Change
Rule Number
Rule Title
Summary of Changes
Proposed for Permanent Adoption
Program Approval
New Rule
Waiver of Approved Program Requirements
Moved from Division 52.  Some changes to language.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Professional Practices
New Rule
Criminal Records and Professional Conduct Background Check
Moved from Division 36 – no changes to rule language.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
New Division
Licensure, Certification, and Registration: General Provisions
New division for general provisions and processing rules.  Updates language for clarity and to reflect current practices.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
New Division
Specializations
New Division for Specializations.  Creates new specializations for Adaptive PE, Bilingual, and Early Childhood.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
New Division
Program Standards
New Division for Program Standards
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
Suspend
Division 52
Evaluation of Educator Preparation
Rules moved to other divisions:  Division 10 and Division 200.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
Suspend
Division 66
Specializations
Specializations are moved to Division 225.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
Suspend
Division 65
 
Endorsements for Continuing and Initial Teaching Licenses
Program standards for all endorsements are moved to Division 420.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
Suspend
Division 40
Standard Teaching License Requirements
Standard Teaching Licenses are eliminated under licensure redesign.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting
Licensure
Suspend
584-100-0041
Approved ESEA alternative route
Moved to Division 210 for teaching licenses.
January 21, 2016
Commission Meeting