ORS 344.062¹
Advancement of policy on career and technical education by Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission shall advance the policy on career and technical education described in ORS 344.055 (Policy on career and technical education and employment training) by:

(1) Establishing and regularly updating the requirements for a teacher preparation program for prospective career and technical education teachers with trade or industry experience. The requirements must:

(a) Identify a minimum number of required credit hours for a program; and

(b) Be established and regularly updated based on consultations with relevant trade or industry stakeholders, the Department of Education and the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

(2) Collaborating with the Department of Education to:

(a) Enable experts in trade or industry to become teachers of career and technical education, which may be accomplished through a limited license or alternative requirements for licensure;

(b) Coordinate communications about career and technical education, as described in ORS 344.059 (Advancement of policy on career and technical education by Department of Education) (3)(b); and

(c) Review statutes and rules for necessary changes and to review and recommend alternative methods to increase available funding options. [2015 c.763 §10]

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 344—Career and Technical Education; Education Related to Employment, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors344.­html (2019) (last ac­cessed May 16, 2020).
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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