State Board for Educator Certification

Revised Rule Review Plan

In accordance with Texas Government Code, 2001.039, the State Board for Educator Certification submits this revision of the plan for review of Board rules. A review plan was originally submitted on May 7, 1998, pursuant to the 1997 General Appropriations Act, Article IX-114, 167 (House Bill 1, 75th Legislature, 1997). The public may comment at any point in the process until the review is adopted. Readoption of the rules will happen no earlier than 30 days after the notice of intent to review is published in the Texas Register.

With the exception of Chapter 230, the Board will complete review of all the rules in the following chapters by its January 2001 Board meeting:

Chapter 227. Admission to an Educator Preparation Program.

Chapter 228. Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs.

Chapter 229. Accountability System for Educator Preparation.

Chapter 230. Professional Educator Preparation and Certification. (Note: Rule Review adopted at the August 4, 2000, Board meeting. Will be reviewed again not later than January 2004.)

Chapter 232. General Requirements Applicable to All Certificates Issued.

Chapter 240. American Sign Language Certificate.

Chapter 241. Principal Certificate.

Chapter 242. Superintendent Certificate.

Chapter 244. Certificate of Completion of Training for Appraisers.

Chapter 245. Certification of Educators from Other Countries.

Chapter 247. Educators' Code of Ethics.

Chapter 249. Disciplinary Proceedings, Sanctions, and Contested Cases, Including Enforcement of the Educator's Code of Ethics.

Chapter 250. Agency Administration.

All comments and/or questions should be directed to Dan Junell, General Counsel, State Board for Educator Certification, 1001 Trinity Street, Austin, Texas, 78701-2603; (512) 469-3002 (fax); or djunell@mail.sbec.state.tx.us. Please identify all comments as relating to "SBEC Revised Rule Review Plan, August 2000."