Adopted State Board for Educator Certification Rules - Subject to SBOE Review

The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) has adopted the following rule actions subject to the State Board of Education (SBOE) review required by the Texas Education Code, §21.042. If the SBOE reviews and takes no action on a rule, the agency will file it with the Texas Register and determine a future effective date. You can view rules that have been filed with the Texas Register and are awaiting their effective dates on the page Adopted State Board for Educator Certification Rules - Not Yet Effective.

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If there are changes to rule text since it was published as proposed, the changes are shown in red.

The SBEC agenda provides detailed information on these rules.

Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 228, Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs
Summary: The proposed revisions would establish requirements for intensive pre-service, for educator preparation program (EPP) name changes, and for a candidate seeking certification in two categories to have clinical teaching in both.
(SBOE Review Date: September 10-13, 2019)
(Proposed Effective Date: October 20, 2019)

Figure in Chapter 228 Preamble

Text of Adopted Rules
 


Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 230, Professional Educator Preparation and Certification, Subchapter A, General Provisions, §230.1, Definitions, Subchapter C, Assessment of Educators, §230.21, Educator Assessment, Subchapter D, Types and Classes of Certificates Issued, §230.36, Intern Certificates, and §230.37, Probationary Certificates, and Subchapter G, Certificate Issuance Procedures, §230.101, Schedule of Fees for Certification Services 
Summary: The proposed amendments would update the figure specifying required tests for issuance of the standard certificate; would create new requirements for issuance of intern and probationary certificates for the proposed new intensive pre-service option, as concurrently proposed in Chapter 228, Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs, and would update the list of certification testing fees to include the performance-based assessment, edTPA, and content certification (subject-matter only) examinations. 
(SBOE Review Date: September 10-13, 2019)
(Proposed Effective Date: October 20, 2019)

Figure 230.21(e)

Text of Adopted Rules


Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Requirements for Public School Personnel Assignments, Subchapter C, Grades 6-8 Assignments, Subchapter D, Electives, Disciplinary Courses, Local Credit Courses, and Innovative Courses, Grades 6-12 Assignments, Subchapter E, Grades 9-12 Assignments, and Subchapter H, Assignments for Teachers Certified Before 1966 
Summary: The proposed revisions would incorporate courses approved by the State Board of Education (SBOE), would update the list of credentials appropriate for placement into an assignment, would make technical edits, and would delete an outdated subchapter.
(SBOE Review Date: September 10-13, 2019)
(Proposed Effective Date: October 20, 2019)

 


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Contact Information

Rulemaking Unit
Phone: (512) 475-1497
Email: sbecrules@tea.texas.gov