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Proposed State Board for Educator Certification Rules

 

All proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and filed with the Texas Register are available here. Public comments on proposed rules may be submitted electronically to sbecrules@tea.state.tx.us. Please specify in your message the rule section number(s) to which your comments apply.

Rule text is available in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader, required to access PDF files, may be obtained on the Adobe website.

Detailed information on these rules is published as part of the SBEC agenda.

 


Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 227, Provisions for Educator Preparation Candidates

 

Summary: The proposed amendments and new section would update the rules to reflect current law, clarify minimum standards for all educator preparation programs (EPPs), allow for flexibility, and ensure consistency among EPPs in the state.

(SBEC approval of proposal: May 2014)
(Publication in the June 6, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: August 1, 2014)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 17-19, 2014)

Text of Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 227, Subchapter A (PDF)
Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 227, Subchapter B (PDF)

Send a public comment on Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 227


Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 228, Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs

Summary: The proposed amendments would update the rules to reflect current law, clarify minimum standards for all educator preparation programs (EPPs), allow for flexibility, and ensure consistency among EPPs in the state.

(SBEC approval of proposal: May 2014)
(Publication in the June 6, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: August 1, 2014)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 17-19, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 228 (PDF)

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 228


Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs

Summary: The proposed amendments would update and make uniform definitions, modify the standards used for enforcing the reporting of data, clarify the standards used for accountability, adjust the small group exception requirements, and establish a new process for challenging sanctions imposed on programs that fail the accountability system.

(SBEC approval of proposal: May 2014)
(Publication in the June 6, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: August 1, 2014)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 17-19, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 229 (PDF)

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 229


Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 249, Disciplinary Proceedings, Sanctions, and Contested Cases, Subchapter B, Enforcement Actions and Guidelines, §249.17, Decision-Making Guidelines

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §249.17 would clarify that under the SBEC decision-making guidelines, actions that constitute "engaged in" and "solicitation" are distinct grounds for permanent revocation or denial of certification. The proposed amendment would also clarify that fact findings from final orders from other state jurisdictions may also provide the basis for initiating disciplinary proceedings in Texas.

(SBEC approval of proposal: May 2014)
(Publication in the June 6, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: August 1, 2014)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 17-19, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §249.17 (PDF)

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §249.17


Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 250, Administration, Subchapter B, Rulemaking Procedures, §250.20, Petition for Adoption of Rules or Rule Changes

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §250.20 would update the rule to clarify the Texas Education Agency (TEA) as TEA staff. In addition, Figure: 19 TAC §250.20(a) would be updated to reflect the name of the office to which the form should be mailed.

(SBEC approval of proposal: May 2014)
(Publication in the June 6, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: August 1, 2014)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 17-19, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §250.20 (PDF)

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §250.20


For more information, email sbecrules@tea.state.tx.us.

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