Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
Division 70 - TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PERSONNEL LICENSES
584-070-0211 - Initial School Psychologist License
TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PERSONNEL LICENSES
Initial School Psychologist License
(1) Upon filing a correct and complete application in form and manner prescribed by the commission, a qualified applicant may be granted an Initial School Psychologist License for three years. The first license will be issued for three years plus time to the applicant's birthday.
(2) The Initial School Psychologist License is valid for:
(a) School psychology at all age or grade levels;
(b) Substitute counseling at any level; and
(c) Substitute teaching at any level in any specialty.
(3) To be eligible for an Initial School Psychologist License, an applicant must satisfy all of the following general preparation requirements:
(a) Have a master's or higher degree in the behavioral sciences or their derivative therapeutic professions from a regionally accredited institution in the United States, or the foreign equivalent of such degree approved by the commission. A master's degree or a doctoral degree from a regionally accredited institution in the United States validates a non-regionally accredited bachelor's degree for licensure;
(b) Complete in Oregon or another U.S. jurisdiction, as part of the master's degree or separately, an initial graduate program in school psychology at an institution approved for psychologist education by the commission; or obtained certification from the National Association of School Psychologists.
(c) Obtained a passing score on a commission-approved test of knowledge of U.S. and Oregon civil rights laws and professional ethics, unless this requirement has already been satisfied when obtaining a preceding Oregon educator’s license or registration; and
(d) Furnish fingerprints in the manner prescribed by the commission and provide satisfactory responses to the character questions contained in the commission’s licensure application. (4) The Initial School Psychologist License may be renewed repeatedly for three years upon completion of a professional development plan in accordance with OAR 584-090.
Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.430, 342.455 - 342.495 & 342.533
TSPC 2-2014, f. & cert. ef. 3-15-14
TSPC 10-2010, f. 12-30-10, cert. ef. 1-1-11
TSPC 5-2009, f. & cert. ef. 10-5-09
TSPC 3-2009(Temp), f. & cert. ef. 5-15-09 thru 11-11-09
TSPC 8-2008, f. & cert. ef. 11-13-08
TSPC 5-2007, f. & cert. ef. 8-15-07
TSPC 5-2001, f. & cert. ef. 12-13-01
TSPC 4-1999, f. & cert. ef. 8-2-99