ORS 342.138¹
Continuing teaching, personnel service and administrative licenses
  • qualifications for continuing license
  • renewal

(1) A continuing teaching, personnel service or administrative license shall qualify the holder to accept any assignments for preprimary through grade 12 for which the holder has completed the advanced requirements established by the rules of the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.

(2) A continuing license shall be issued on application for five years to an otherwise qualified person who has:

(a) Completed an advanced professional education program approved by the commission;

(b) Been employed for a minimum period of time to be determined by the commission in:

(A) An Oregon public school;

(B) An Oregon private school that meets the standards adopted by the commission by rule or is registered as a private school under ORS 345.505 (Definitions for ORS 345.505 to 345.575) to 345.575 (Advisory committee); or

(C) Another educational setting approved by the commission; and

(c) Demonstrated minimum competencies, knowledge and skills required for the continuing license through an approved teacher education institution, school district, professional organization identified in ORS 342.121 (Teacher and administrator licensing), or professional assessment approved by the commission.

(3) The holder of a continuing license may renew the continuing license in accordance with the rules of the commission. [1997 c.383 §5; 2003 c.525 §2]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 342—Teachers and Other School Personnel, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­Archive/­2007ors342.­pdf (2007) (last ac­cessed Feb. 12, 2009).
2 OregonLaws.org contains the con­tents of Volume 21 of the ORS, inserted along­side the per­tin­ent statutes. See the preface to the ORS An­no­ta­tions for more information.
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