Oregon - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 

The Teacher Standards & Practices Commission oversees the certification process in Oregon.


Pursuant to ORS chapter 183, the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission shall adopt rules necessary for the issuance, denial, continuation, renewal, lapse, revocation, suspension or reinstatement of licenses or registrations issued under ORS 342.120 (Definitions for chapter) to 342.430 (Teacher Standards and Practices Commission Account). The commission shall also adopt rules establishing means in addition to those prescribed by law whereby teachers are able to add additional endorsements to their teaching licenses.

Adopting Authority: 
Standards Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
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