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  News Release
The following is a news release from the Oregon Teacher Standards and Commission. If there are more details that we can provide for you, please feel free to contact us (see Contact Us).
  New Format and Location for Commission Administrative Rule Hearings
  Released: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 at 5:00 PM
The Commission will begin to hold rulemaking hearings at the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) office prior to Commission meetings. These hearings will take the place of time set aside in the Commission's agenda for public hearings.

Both written and oral testimony may be presented for the Commission's consideration. The proceedings will be taped and a summary of all testimony will be presented to the Commission. The Commission may, on occasion, request that some hearings be held before the entire Commission.

The next rulemaking hearing will be held on July 15, 2005, at 2:00 p.m. in the TSPC Conference Room located at 465 Commercial Street NE, Salem, OR 97301. Free parking is available along Commercial Street in front of TSPC.

Please contact Melody Hanson at: (503) 373-1260 if you need any type of auxiliary service before July 8, 2005.

The following rules will be considered:

Adoption of new rules:
584-060-0052: Adding Authorization Levels to Existing Initial/Continuing Teaching Licenses
584-060-0062: Adding Endorsements to Existing Initial/Continuing Teaching Licenses

Amendments of existing rules:
584-001-0005: Model Rules of Procedure
584-010-0010: Approval of Education Programs for Teachers, Administrators and Personnel Service
584-017-0130: Middle-Level Authorizations
584-017-0140: High School Authorizations
584-017-0150: Selected Subject Matter and Specialty Endorsements
584-017-0170: Adding Endorsements to Existing Initial and Continuing Teaching Licenses
584-017-0185: Evidence of Effectiveness
584-019-0005: Model Rules of Procedure
584-020-0040: Grounds for Disciplinary Action
584-036-0015: Basic and Standard Teaching License with Authorizations and Endorsements
584-036-0055: Fees, Forfeiture, and Expedited Service
584-060-0012: Initial Teaching License Requirements
584-060-0013: Renewal of the Initial Teaching License
584-060-0051: Levels of Teaching Authorized
584-060-0071: Endorsements Requiring Multiple Levels

Repeal of existing rules:
584-019-0045: Filing Petition for Reconsideration or Rehearing is Condition of Judicial Review of Final Orders of TSPC in Contested Cases
584-060-0061: Endorsements of Specialties

Copies of the above proposed administrative rules will be available on TSPC's Web site by Friday, July 8, 2005.


  Archived: July 7, 2005  [MH:230-1] 
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