Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Division 220 - ENDORSEMENTS
584-220-0190 - Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Special Education: Deaf and Hard of Hearing
(1) Purpose: A Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing endorsement indicates that an educator is qualified to teach prekindergarten to grade 12 assignments in Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing as provided by TSPC Licensure Guide for Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing .
(2) An educator is not authorized to teach in the endorsed area unless and until the endorsement is officially added to the license, except as provided in OAR 584-210-0170 Atypical Assignments and OAR 584-210-0160, License on Conditional Assignment.
(3) To be eligible to add a Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing endorsement to an existing Preliminary, Professional, Teacher Leader or Legacy teaching license, an applicant must:
(a) Be admitted to and complete a Commission-approved Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing preparation program that meets the standards as provided in OAR 584-420-0475 Special Education: Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing : Program Standards; and
(b) Submit a complete and correct application to obtain the endorsement in the form and manner required by the Commission, including payment of all required fees as provided in OAR 584-200-0050.
Note: Adding the endorsement at the time of renewal will not require an additional cost to add the licensure renewal process.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.553
TSPC 1-2016, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-16
TSPC 12-2015, f. 11-13-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16