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State Board for Educator Certification - Administrative Rules


The rules adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) are part of a larger body of state agency rules that are collected and published by the Office of the Secretary of State as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). SBEC rules are codified under Title 19, Part VII, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education, and Part VII is the State Board for Educator Certification. The SBEC may adopt new rules or amendments to or repeals of existing rules.

Texas Administrative Code - Currently in Effect (last updated: December 26, 2013) (Chapter 233) 

NOTE: The Texas Education Agency makes every effort to ensure that the information published on this Internet site is secure; however, due to the limitations of Internet security, the rules published here are for information only, and do not represent legal documentation.

Procedures to Petition for Adoption of SBEC Rules or SBEC Rule Changes

Proposed Rules (last updated: March 19, 2014) 

Adopted Rules - Subject to SBOE Review (last updated: February 24, 2014) 

Adopted Rules - Not Yet Effective (last updated: December 30, 2013) 

Summary of Rule Actions (last updated: January 8, 2014) 

Rulemaking Process

Rule Review Plan (last updated: March 19, 2014) 

Related Statutes

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Call (512) 936-8400 for questions and information on Credentialing Services, Fingerprinting and Investigations, and Educator Preparation. For information on other ways to communicate with Educator Certification staff, go to the Contact Educator Certification webpage.

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Page last modified on 3/19/2014 10:20:54 AM.