Proposed State Board for Educator Certification Rules

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Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 232, General Certification Provisions, Subchapter A, Certificate Renewal and Continuing Professional Education Requirements, §232.9, Inactive Status and Late Renewal

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 TAC §232.9 would clarify procedures used by the automated system to process late applications submitted for standard certificate renewal.

Public Comment Period: The public comment period on the proposal begins March 31, 2017, and ends May 1, 2017. Comments on the proposal may be submitted to The SBEC will take registered oral and written comments on the proposed amendment to 19 TAC §232.9 at the June 9, 2017 meeting in accordance with the SBEC board operating policies and procedures.

(SBEC approval of proposal: March 3, 2017)
(Publication in the March 31, 2017 issue of the Texas Register)
(Earliest possible date of adoption by SBEC: June 9, 2017)
(Earliest possible date for review by State Board of Education: September 2017)

Text of Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC §232.9 (PDF)

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