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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. You may submit public comments on proposed rules electronically to sbecrules@tea.state.tx.us. Please specify in your message the rule actions to which your comments apply.

The SBEC agenda contains detailed information on these rules.

Rule text is in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. You must have the Adobe Acrobat Reader, available on the Adobe website, to access PDF files.

Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Requirements for Public School Personnel Assignments, Subchapter B, Prekindergarten-Grade 6 Assignments, and Subchapter C, Grades 6-8 Assignments

Summary: The proposed amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Subchapters B and C, would add the new Core Subjects: Early Childhood-Grade 6 and Core Subjects: Grades 4-8 certificates to every assignment that currently includes the Generalist: Early Childhood-Grade 6 and/or Generalist: Grades 4-8 certificates as an appropriate credential for placement in a particular teaching assignment.

(SBEC approval of proposal: August 2014)
(Publication in the September 12, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption by SBEC: October 24, 2014)
(Earliest Possible Date for Review by State Board of Education: November 19-21, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Subchapter B (PDF) 
Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Subchapter C (PDF) 

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Subchapters B and C 

Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 233, Categories of Classroom Teaching Certificates, §§233.1, General Authority; 233.2, Generalist; 233.6, Bilingual Education; 233.7, English as a Second Language, and 233.13, Career and Technical Education (Certificates not requiring experience and preparation in a skill area)

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §233.2 would add new certificates for Core Subjects: Early Childhood-Grade 6 and Core Subjects: Grades 4-8 to be issued no earlier than January 1, 2015. The proposed amendments to 19 TAC §§233.2, 233.6, and 233.7 would add deadlines for completion and submission requirements for the last group of Generalist certificates the SBEC will issue. The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §233.13 would remove language relating to expiration of certain sections of the rule and, instead would provide deadlines for completion and submission requirements for the last group of Agricultural Science and Technology: Grades 6-12 and Business Education: Grades 6-12 certificates the SBEC will issue. The proposed amendments to 19 TAC §233.1 and §233.13 would update administrative rule references.

(SBEC approval of proposal: August 2014)
(Publication in the September 12, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption by SBEC: October 24, 2014)
(Earliest Possible Date for Review by State Board of Education: November 19-21, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 233 (PDF) 

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 233 

Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 249, Disciplinary Proceedings, Sanctions, and Contested Cases, Subchapter B, Enforcement Actions and Guidelines, §249.15, Disciplinary Action by State Board for Educator Certification, and §249.16, Eligibility of Persons with Criminal Convictions for a Certificate under Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 53

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §249.15 would conform the section to the proposed amendments approved by the SBEC to 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs. The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §249.16 would clarify that multiple statutory provisions provide the basis for certification actions based on criminal history.

(SBEC approval of proposal: August 2014)
(Publication in the September 12, 2014, issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest Possible Date of Adoption by SBEC: October 24, 2014)
(Earliest Possible Date for Review by State Board of Education: November 19-21, 2014)

Text of Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 249 (PDF) 

Send a public comment on Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 249 

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

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