Oregon - Professional Program Standards and Requirements: Educator Preparation Policy

Educator Preparation Policy
Policy Type: 

Teacher preparation programs must prove candidate demonstration of advance knowledge, skills, professional dispositions and cultural competencies necessary to promote the academic, career, personal and social development of pre-kindergarten to grade 12 students.


(3) The Commission may provide approval to an educator preparation program that prepares candidates for a Professional Teaching License only if it includes:
(a) Content that will enable candidates to gain an advanced level of knowledge, skills, abilities, professional dispositions, and cultural competencies to meet the standards set forth in this rule and the TSPC Program Review and Standards Handbook;
(c) Field experiences that include supervised teaching or internships; and
(d) Integration of principles of cultural competency and equitable practice in each competency standard through the entire Professional Teaching License program.

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