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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).
 
 
  The TSPC Licensure Redesign Committee will meet on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.
  Released: Monday, April 28, 2014 at 9:24 AM
 
 
 
The meetings will be held at the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators (COSA), 707 13th Street SE, Suite 100, Salem OR.

In July, 2012, the TSPC launched a substantial licensure redesign effort. The Committee has met continuously over the past two years. The Commission named the following stakeholders as members to the Committee:

*Bob Sconce, past Commission chair, Committee Chair
*Gary Humphries, past Commissioner and past Chair of Licensure Committee
*Mark Girod, Commissioner (Dean, 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 (form Beaverton administrator)
*Chuck White, Oregon School Personnel Association
*Peggy Holstedt, Oregon School Boards Association
*Heidi Sipe, Commissioner, (Superintendent Umatilla SD)
*Janet Bubl, ODE, Member at Large
*Jan Carpenter, Middle-Level Consortium, Member at Large (Marylhurst)
*Kathleen Sundell, Commissioner (Salem-Keizer teacher)
*Shirley Blanchard, Commissioner (retired teacher)
*Karen Marrongelle, Oregon University Systems
*Colin Cameron, Confederation of Oregon School Administrators
*Hilda Rosselli, OEIB
* Mary McGinnis, Chalkboard Project (Tillamook teacher)
*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 Heidi Reinhardt Heidi.Reinhardt@oregon.gov (503) 373-1150 as space is limited.




Data Classification Level 1 - Public
April 2014; DO: Reinhardt


 

 

  Archived: May 31, 2014  [MH:531-1] 
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