Texas - Educator Preparation and Licensure: Educator Licensure Authority

Area: 
Educator Licensure Authority
Policy Type: 
Statute
Summary: 

The Texas State Board for Educator Certification oversees the certification process as noted in Sec. 21.031.

Body: 

The State Board for Educator Certification is established to recognize public school educators as professionals and to grant educators the authority to govern the standards of their profession. The board shall regulate and oversee all aspects of the certification, continuing education, and standards of conduct of public school educators.

Adopting Authority: 
Independent Board
Implementing Authority: 
State Department of Education
Last Verified by NASBE: 
03/11/2016