Procedures to Petition for Adoption of SBEC Rules or SBEC Rule Changes

You may petition a state agency for the adoption of a rule or rule change according to the Administrative Procedure Act (Texas Government Code, §2001.021). The State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) has adopted a rule that prescribes the form for a petition and the procedure for its submission, consideration, and disposition.

The procedure to petition for adoption of rules or rule changes to SBEC rules is codified as 19 TAC §250.20.

You must sign the form and submit it to TEA by mail to the Office of Educator Leadership and Quality, Texas Education Agency, 1701 North Congress Avenue, Austin, Texas 78701; or by email to

Contact Information
Rulemaking Unit
Phone: (512) 475-1497