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  Licensure Redesign Committee meeting on June 24, 2013
  Released: Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 9:24 AM

The TSPC Licensure Redesign Committee will meet on Monday, June 24, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), 707 13th Street SE, Suite 100, Salem OR. An agenda will be published approximately 10 days prior to the meeting.

A subcommittee will be meeting on June 17th from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the offices of the Oregon Education Association in Tigard Oregon.

TSPC has launched a substantial licensure redesign effort. The Commission has named the following members to the Committee:

Bob Sconce, past Commission chair, Committee Chair
Gary Humphries, past Commissioner and past Chair of Licensure Committee
Mark Girod, Commissioner (Western Oregon University)
Teresa Ferrer, Oregon Education Association
Melissa Sass, Oregon Education Association
Randy Hitz, Oregon Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (Public - PSU)
Sharon Chinn, Oregon Association of Colleges of Teacher Education (Private L&C)
Holly Lekas, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (Beaverton)
Chuck White, Oregon School Personnel Association
Joe Wehrli, Superintendent of St. Paul
Peggy Holstedt, Oregon School Boards Association
Heidi Sipe, Commissioner Member at Large
Jim Carlile, Assistant Superintendent, Oregon Department of Education
Janet Bubl, ODE, Member at Large
Jan Carpenter, Middle-Level Consortium, Member at Large (Marylhurst)
Kathleen Sundell, Commissioner
Shirley Blanchard, Commissioner
Karen Marrongelle, Oregon University Systems
Colin Cameron, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
Hilda Rosselli, OEIB
Victoria Chamberlain, TSPC Executive Director
Staff and facilitator: Keith Menk, TSPC Deputy Director

The Licensure Redesign Committee was appointed by the Commission to review current TSPC licensure and evaluate whether educator licensure aligns with the current needs of Oregon's p-20 students and the over-all state education system. Proposals will be submitted to the Commission for review and possible adoption as they are developed.

Interested observers are asked to contact Melody Hanson at melody.hanson@state.or.us or (503) 373-1260 as space is limited.

Data Classification Level 1 - Public


  Archived: July 15, 2013  [MH:503-1] 
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