Proposed State Board for Educator Certification Rules
All proposed new rules, proposed amendments to existing rules, and proposed repeals approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) and filed with the Texas Register are available here. The rule text on this page reflects what was approved as proposed by the SBEC. Rule actions will remain on this page until approved as adopted by the SBEC, subject to State Board of Education review.
During the proposed rule public comment period, you may submit public comments electronically using the public comment form. See proposals below for their comment periods.
If you have questions about the public comment process for proposed rulemaking, please view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page or contact the TEA Rulemaking Unit at (512) 475-1497 or by email at email@example.com. For questions relating to Educator Preparation, Testing, Certification, and Investigations, please submit a TEA Help Desk ticket to the appropriate division.
The following links present the preamble filed with the Texas Register in PDF format. The preamble includes information describing the proposed rule action as well as the rule text. The PDF contains a bookmark that will allow you to navigate directly to the beginning of the rule text using the bookmarks feature of your PDF reader.
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The SBEC agenda contains detailed information on these proposed rules.
PROPOSED RULES WITH OPEN PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS
Currently, there are no SBEC proposed rules with open comment periods.
PROPOSED RULES WITH CLOSED PUBLIC COMMENT PERIODS
Proposed Amendments to 19 TAC Chapter 229, Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs
Summary: Chapter 229 establishes the performance standards and procedures for educator preparation program accountability. The proposed amendments would provide for adjustments to the 2020-2021 Accountability System for Educator Preparation (ASEP) Manual due to the ongoing public health situation; implement House Bill 159, 87th Texas Legislature, Regular Session, 2021, to add students with disabilities to the student achievement ASEP performance indicator regarding student performance; provide additional clarity for certificate category calculations; and provide updates to the ASEP Manual.
Public Comment Period: August 20, 2021–September 20, 2021. The SBEC will take registered oral and written comments on the proposal in October 2021 in accordance with the SBEC board operating policies and procedures.
Earliest SBEC Adoption Date: October 1, 2021
SBOE Review Date: November 17–19, 2021
Projected Effective Date: December 26, 2021
If you have questions about the public comment process for proposed rulemaking, please view our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page or contact the TEA Rulemaking Unit at (512) 475-1497 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions relating to Educator Preparation, Testing, Certification, and Investigations, please submit a TEA Help Desk ticket to the appropriate division.