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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 February 7-8, 2013
  Released: Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9:32 AM

The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission will meet February 7-8, 2013, at the Keizer Renaissance Inn, 5188 Wittenberg Lane, Keizer OR 97303 in their Noir/Rouge Room. Ample free parking is available in their parking lot. You can access the hotel's web site at: http://www.keizerrenaissanceinn.com/

The new board members will be attending an orientation on Wednesday, February 6, 2013, from 9 a.m. to noon. Following that, the Executive Committee will meet from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the TSPC office, 250 Division Street NE, Salem OR. The full Commission will convene at 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 7, for consideration of Preliminary Business, Licensure Redesign Report, Licensure issues, Professional Practices issues, Program Approval issues, Commission Business, and administrative rule proposals. Please note: It is possible the public agenda will continue into Friday morning, February 8. Commission business is expected to conclude about 3:00 p.m. on Friday, February 8, 2013.

Information for each of the agenda items is being added to the Web as it becomes available. Please check back regularly if no information is currently posted for a specific agenda item.

The full Commission will reconvene at 8:00 a.m. on Friday, February 8, 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.

Business will include:
Concepts for Future Teacher Recruitment Pathways and Licensure Design Proposals
Continuing Professional Development Implementation Issues
ESD CPD Approval Proposal
Dual Credit Licensure Issues and Next Steps
Online Teachers of Record Issues
Special Education Highly Qualified Issues
Highly Qualified Teacher Proposed Rule Actions
Review of License for Conditional Assignment Proposed Amendments and Other Issues
Timing of Suspension Sanctions
University of Portland Site Visit Report
Lewis & Clark College Site Visit Report (Transition Resolutions)
Warner Pacific University Update
ESOL Work Groups Report
CAEP State Partnership Agreement
Lewis & Clark College School Counseling Program (To Meet New Standards)
Portland State University School Counselor Program (To Meet New Standards)
George Fox University Special Education Endorsement (New Program Proposal)
Southern Oregon University Autism Specialist Program (New Program Proposal)
Program Review - Linfield College (Pre-site Visit Program Approval)
Program Review - Eastern Oregon University (Pre-site Visit Program Approval)
Program Review - Lewis & Clark College (School Psychology Program)
Teacher Leader Standards and Other Initiatives
Elementary Math Specialist Proposed Rules for Adoption
Legislative Issues and Bills
Oregon Education Investment Board Legislative Initiatives
Proposed Online System for TSPC Licensure Applications
Administrative Rule Proposals, Adoptions and Reports

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.

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

Data Classification Level: 1 -- Published


  Archived: February 28, 2013  [MH:489-1] 
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