Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Division 420 - STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
584-420-0015 - Reading Instruction: Program Standards
STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
Reading Instruction: Program Standards
(1) Purpose of the Standards: ORS 342.147 requires educator preparation programs to provide training to candidates that enables public school students to meet or exceed third-grade reading standards and become proficient readers by the end of the third grade.
NOTE: This rule is established pursuant to Section 1, Chapter 427, Oregon Laws 2015 (Enrolled HB 3069).
(2) Scope of standards: The reading instruction standards apply to all Oregon educator preparation programs preparing candidates for:
(a) Elementary-Multiple Subjects (includes early childhood education);
(b) Reading Intervention; and
(c) Special Education: Generalist.
(3) Oregon educator preparation programs as provided in subsection (2) must provide the necessary program components that will enable candidates to:
(a) Provide classroom instruction that aligns with the adopted standards of Oregon State Board of Education for early childhood, first, second and third grade literacy and reading standards; and
(b) Implement evidence-based reading instructional strategies to enable public school students to become proficient readers by the end of third grade.
(4) Oregon educator preparation programs must demonstrate compliance with the reading instruction standards as provided in this rule by June 30, 2017. If a program is unable to meet the reading instruction standards by this date, it must submit:
(a) A plan for meeting the reading instruction standards, submitted to the Commission no later than June 30, 2018;
(b) A progress report on the plan for meeting the reading instruction standards, submitted to the Commission no later than January 15, 2019.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455-342.495 & 342.553
TSPC 1-2017, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-17
TSPC 4-2016(Temp), f. 8-31-16, cert. ef. 9-1-16 thru 2-27-17