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.

Rule text is presented in PDF format. If you do not have a PDF reader, you may download the Adobe Acrobat Reader for free from the Adobe website.

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 New 19 TAC Chapter 235, Classroom Teacher Certification Standards, Subchapter F, Supplemental Certificate Standards


Summary: The proposed new 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 235, Classroom Teacher Certification Standards, Subchapter F, Supplemental Certificate Standards, would specify the certification standards for the English as Second Language Supplemental Certificate. The new subchapter was adopted, subject to SBOE review, without changes from what was published as proposed.
(SBOE Review Date: June 13-14, 2019)
(Proposed Effective Date: July 21, 2019)



Proposed Amendment to 19 TAC Chapter 241, Certification as Principal, Subchapter B, Principal Certificate, §241.41, General Provisions

Summary: The proposed amendment to 19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Chapter 241, Certification as Principal, Subchapter B, Principal Certificate, §241.41, General Provisions, would provide a deadline for candidates to qualify and apply for the current principal certification and to take the corresponding certification examination, after which time the Principal as Instructional Leader certificate will become the only principal certification available to candidates. The amendment to §241.41 was adopted, subject to SBOE review, without changes from what was published as proposed.
(SBOE Review Date: June 13-14, 2019)
(Proposed Effective Date: July 21, 2019)


For more information, email sbecrules@tea.texas.gov