Adopted State Board for Educator Certification Rules - Not Yet Effective


The following rule actions have been adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and reviewed by the State Board of Education (SBOE). These rule actions have been filed with the Texas Register and have effective dates in the future. 

Adopted rule text is provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. The Adobe Acrobat Reader, required to access PDF files, may be obtained on the Adobe website. Changes to rule text since published as proposed, if any, are shown in red.

Detailed information on these rules is published as part of the SBEC agenda. The rule item as presented to the SBOE is available on the Texas Education Agency website at The SBOE meeting at which the SBEC rule item was presented is reflected below.  

Adopted New 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs, §229.21, Transitional Provisions  

Summary: Adopted new §229.21 clarifies the academic years for which the current passing standard on certification examinations applies and defines when individual certification fields are subject to revocation. The adopted new section also provides a backstop for ongoing discussion of a rewrite of 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs, being conducted in conjunction with the review of 19 TAC Chapter 227 and Chapter 228 required by House Bill 2012, 83rd Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2013. Proposed new 19 TAC §229.21, Transitional Provisions, was adopted with no changes from what was published as proposed.

(SBEC Adoption: May 2, 2014)
(SBOE Review and No Action Taken: July 16-18, 2014)
(Effective Date: August 7, 2014)

Text of Adopted New 19 TAC §229.21 (PDF)  

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