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: October 17, 2013) (Chapter 249, Subchapters A-D)
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Procedures to Petition for Adoption of SBEC Rules or SBEC Rule Changes
Proposed Rules (last updated: November 4, 2013)
Adopted Rules - Subject to SBOE Review (last updated: November 4, 2013)
Adopted Rules - Not Yet Effective (last updated: October 17, 2013)
Summary of Rule Actions (last updated: October 17, 2013)
Rule Review Plan (last updated: August 16, 2013)
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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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