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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 November 5-6, 2009
  Released: Friday, October 30, 2009 at 12:33 PM
The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will meet November 5-6, 2009, at the Best Western Hood River Inn, 1108 East Marina Way, Hood River in the Columbia Room. The Executive Committee will meet from 5:00-8:00 p.m. on Wednesday evening, November 4. The separate Standing Committees of Program Approval, Licensure and Professional Practices will meet Thursday morning, November 5, from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. The full Commission will convene at 8:30 a.m. to consider Preliminary Business, Program Approval Issues, Licensure Issues, Commission Business, Professional Practices and Administrative Rule Proposals, Adoptions and Reports.

On Friday, November 6, the full Commission will reconvene at 8:00 a.m. in Executive Session (non-public) to consider the employment-related performance of the Executive Director and disciplinary cases on educators. Immediately following, the Commission will then convene in public session for full Commission consideration of discipline issues.

Business will include:
Marylhurst Site Visit Report
Southern Oregon University School of Education Site Visit Report
Updated ETS Test Scores
Division 17 Revision Update
Oregon Fund for Advancement of Teaching Excellence
Licensure for International Teachers
Career and Technical Education Licenses
Scope of Administrator Licensure / When is Licensure Required?
Science Licenses
Continuing Professional Development
ORPEA Report
Chalkboard Data Partnership
Oregon University System Proposal
Speech Language Pathology Progress Report
Consider Elimination of 120-day Grace Period
Quality Counts 2010 Report
Election of Chair, Vice-Chair and 2010 Executive Committee
Meeting Calendar for 2010-2011
Adoption of Administrative Rules from October Hearing
Referral of Administrative Rules to a Public Hearing

The agenda contains the entire list of topics to be considered. You may subscribe for free email notification of future meetings by creating your own Online Service Account. Sign up on our Account Set Up. You may also review the agenda and materials as well as listen to Commission discussion from past meetings on our Web site under "Commission."

The Best Western Hood River Inn is located just off I-84 at Exit 64 making the distance 64 miles from downtown Portland and just 55 miles from Portland International Airport. After exiting at Exit 64, take a left at the bottom of the ramp and take the first right (after the westbound off ramp) into the Inn's entry drive.

Best Western Hood River Inn
1108 East Marina Way
Hood River OR 97031
(541) 386-2200
Fax (541) 386-8905


  Archived: November 8, 2009  [MH:380-1] 
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