The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) has adopted the following rule actions subject to the State Board of Education (SBOE) review required by the Texas Education Code, §21.042. If the SBOE reviews and takes no action on a rule, the agency will file it with the Texas Register and determine a future effective date. You can view rules that have been filed with the Texas Register and are awaiting their effective dates on the page Adopted State Board for Educator Certification Rules - Not Yet Effective.
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The SBEC agenda provides detailed information on these rules.
Adopted 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. The proposed amendments to 19 TAC §227.5, Definitions, and §227.10, Admission Criteria, were adopted, subject to SBOE review, with changes. All other amendments and the new section were adopted, subject to SBOE review, with no changes from what was published as proposed.
(SBEC Adoption: August 1, 2014)
(SBOE Review Date: September 17-19, 2014)
(Projected Effective Date: March 1, 2015, for the amendments to 19 TAC §227.1, 227.5, 227.10, 227.15, 227.20, 227.103, 227.105, and 227.107 and January 1, 2015, for new 19 TAC §227.17)
Text of Adopted Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 227, Subchapter A (PDF)
Text of Adopted Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 227, Subchapter B (PDF)
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