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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).
  TSPC will meet August 1-3, 2007
  Released: Wednesday, July 25, 2007 at 5:00 PM
The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will meet August 1-3, 2007, at the Red Lion Hotel, 304 SE Nye Avenue, Pendleton OR in the Cayuse room. The Executive Committee will meet from 7:00-8:00 a.m. on Wednesday morning, August 1st. The full Commission will convene at 8:00 a.m. to consider Preliminary Business, Program Approval Issues, Licensure Issues and Discipline Policy Issues. That evening at 6:00 p.m., OEA and area Superintendents will host dinner at the Tamαstslik Cultural Institute for Commissioners, staff and the gallery.

On Thursday, August 2nd, the Commission will reconvene at 8:00 a.m. to address Commission Business Issues and then recess at noon to allow time to sightsee and participate in activities in Pendleton. Dinner that evening will be a Basque Barbeque for $15 per person at the world famous Let'er Buck Room. Commissioners, staff and the gallery are invited to attend and also tour Pendleton's Hall of Fame at 5:00 p.m. Dinner and the tour were arranged by Susan DeMarsh, former Commissioner.

On Friday, August 3rd, the meeting will reconvene at 8:00 a.m. in Executive Session (non-public) to consider disciplinary cases. Immediately following, the Commission will meet in public session for consideration of discipline orders and administrative rule adoption.

Business will include:
• Student Teacher/Intern Placement Issues
• Division 10 Review
• University of Phoenix Endorsements
• Authorization Level Standards/Requirements
• School Psychologist Standards
• Testing Update
• CBEST Passage Rates
• Elementary Authorization - Problems with Assignment
• Adding Multiple Subjects Endorsements
• Licensure Requirements for Immersion Classrooms
• Library Media Specialists Assignment
• School Psychologist - Scope of Assignment
• Alcohol Related Charges
• Including Charter Schools in Division 020
• Mission, Vision and Goals
• ORELA Cut Score
• ODE Diploma Implementation Advisory Task Force
• Meeting Calendar for 2008-2009
• Next Steps on Continuing Professional Development
• Adoption of Administrative Rules

The agenda contains the entire list of topics to be considered. You may subscribe for free e-mail notification of future meetings by creating your own Online Service Account. You may also visit the agenda and materials from past meetings at our site.

The Red Lion Hotel Pendleton is located off of I-84 at Hwy 11, just one mile from the city center and minutes from the Pendleton Airport. The hotel's telephone number is 1-541-276-6111. For additional information, please visit the hotel's Web site at http://redlion.rdln.com/HotelLocator/HotelOverview.aspx?metaID=35.

Red Lion Hotel Pendleton
304 SE Nye Avenue
Pendleton OR 97801


  Archived: August 4, 2007  [MH:296-1] 
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