Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Division 420 - STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
584-420-0360 - English for Speakers of Other Languages
STATE STANDARDS FOR LICENSURE, ENDORSEMENT AND SPECIALIZATION PROGRAMS
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Program Standards
(1) Candidates who are prepared for the ESOL endorsement will demonstrate the knowledge, skills, professional dispositions and cultural competencies necessary to promote the academic, career, personal and social development of students in ESOL learning environments.
(2) The Commission may provide approval to an educator preparation program that prepares candidates for an ESOL endorsement only if it includes:
(a) Content that will enable candidates to gain the 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;
(b) A requirement for candidates to complete the Commission-approved test for ESOL;
(c) A requirement for candidates to complete a teacher performance assessment, as provided in OAR 584-400-0120 Teacher Candidate Performance Assessments; and
(d) Field experiences that include supervised teaching or internships in ESOL classrooms; and
(e) Integration of principles of cultural competency and equitable practice in each competency standard through the entire ESOL endorsement program.
(3) Standard 1: Language: Candidates demonstrate the ability to know, understand, and use the major concepts, theories, and research related to the nature and acquisition of language to construct learning environments that support English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and bilingual students' language and literacy development and content area achievement.
(4) Standard 2: Culture: Candidates demonstrate the ability to know, understand, and use the major concepts, principles, theories, and research related to the nature and role of culture and cultural groups to construct learning environments that support ESOL and bilingual students' cultural identities, language and literacy development, and content area achievement.
(5) Standard 3: Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction: Candidates demonstrate the ability to know, understand, and use standards-based practices and strategies related to planning, implementing, and managing ESOL and content instruction, including classroom organization, teaching strategies for developing and integrating language skills, and choosing and adapting classroom resources.
(6) Standard 4: Assessment: Candidates understand issues of assessment and use standards-based assessment measures with ESOL and bilingual students.
(7) Standard 5: Candidates demonstrate knowledge of the history of ESL teaching. Candidates demonstrate the ability to keep current with new instructional techniques, research results, advances in the ESL field, and public policy issues. Candidates demonstrate the ability to use such information to reflect upon and improve their instructional practices. Candidates demonstrate the ability to provide support and advocate for ESOL and bilingual students and their families and work collaboratively to improve the learning environment.
(8) Standard 6: Candidates demonstrate the ability to use information technology to enhance learning and to enhance personal and professional productivity.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 – 342.430; 342.455-342.495 & 342.553
TSPC 6-2018, minor correction filed 06/04/2018, effective 06/04/2018
TSPC 1-2017, f. & cert. ef. 2-1-17
TSPC 1-2016, f. & cert. ef. 2-10-16
TSPC 13-2015(Temp), f. 11-13-15, cert. ef. 1-1-16 thru 6-28-16