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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 July 18-20, 2012
  Released: Monday, July 16, 2012 at 4:12 PM

The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will meet July 18-20, 2012, at the Keizer Renaissance Inn, 5188 Wittenberg Lane, Keizer OR 97303 in their Blanc Room. Ample free parking is available in their parking lot. You can access the hotel's web site at: http://www.keizerrenaissanceinn.com/

The Executive Committee will meet on Tuesday evening, July 17, 2012, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the McNary Restaurant, 155 McNary Estates Drive N, in Keizer. The full Commission will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 18, for consideration of Preliminary Business, Commission Training and Program Approval issues. On Thursday, July 19, the full Commission will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. for consideration of Licensure issues, discussion on Licensure Redesign, Commission Business, Professional Practices issues, and administrative rule proposals.

On Friday, July 20th, the full Commission will reconvene at 8:30 a.m. in Executive Session (non-public) to consider disciplinary cases and other legal matters. Adoption of any disciplinary order will then be considered by the full Commission in public session.

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. You may also review the agenda and materials from past meetings on our Web site.

Business will include:
* New Elementary and English to Speakers of Other Languages Tests Score Setting
* World Language Tests for French, German and Chinese
* Abolish and Re-establish Praxis Tests (Hearing Impaired, Vision Impaired, Reading, Early Childhood)
* Teacher Performance Assessment Pilot Implementation and Teacher Work Sample Collaboration Progress Report
* Timeline to Implement Basic Skills Test Requirements
* Autism Spectrum Disorder Specialization Alternative Pathway
* Math Specialization
* Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) State Partnership Update
* Education Service District Leadership Endorsement
* Deaf and Hard of Hearing Program Standards
* Alternative Assessment Role in Accountability Movement
* Professional Development Planning Rules / Implementation Plan
* Adding Endorsements with Substitute Experience
* Request for New CTE License
* Report on Licensure Issuance / Customer Service
* Licensure Redesign Discussion
* Meeting Calendar for 2013-2014
* Budget Update


Northbound I-5 (coming from Eugene area)
1. Take 1-5 North from Eugene
2. Take exit 260 for Keizer
3. Turn left onto Lockhaven
4. Travel approximately two (2) miles
5. Turn left on River Road N.
6. At next light, turn left on Claggett
7. Turn right onto Wittenberg Lane

Southbound I-5 (coming from Portland / Washington area)
1. Take 1-5 South
2. Take exit 260B for Keizer
3. Turn right onto Lockhaven
4. Travel approximately two (2) miles
5. Turn left on River Road N.
6. At next light, turn left on Claggett
7. Turn right onto Wittenberg Lane

From Oregon Coast
1. Take Hwy. 22 from the Coast to Salem
2. Take Portland exit off bridge
3. Turn right onto Front Street which merges into Liberty Rd.
4. Follow Liberty Rd. to River Rd. (will go past Salem Parkway)
5. Turn left on River Rd.
5. Continue north to Claggett and turn right.
6. Turn right onto Wittenberg Lane

From Eastern Oregon
1. Take Oregon 22 West to Salem
2. Take I-5 North
3. Take exit 260 for Keizer
4. Turn left onto Lockhaven
5. Travel approximately two (2) miles
6. Turn left on River Road N.
7. At next light, turn left on Claggett
8. Turn right onto Wittenberg Lane


  Archived: July 31, 2012  [MH:479-1] 
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