Oregon Statutes - Chapter 342 - Teachers and Other School Personnel - Section 342.121 - Teacher and administrator licensing; certification from professional organizations; certificate not required.

(1) The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission shall issue licenses to teachers and administrators who possess the minimum competencies, knowledge and skills to teach and administer in the public schools of the state.

(2) In addition to a teaching or administrative license, a person may obtain certification, indicating a higher degree of competency, knowledge and skill based on work experience and advanced study, from a professional organization of teachers or administrators, either on the state or national level. However, a teaching certificate or administrative certificate shall not be required to teach or administer in a public school of this state. [1991 c.662 §11; 1993 c.45 §151]

Note: 342.121 was added to and made a part of 342.120 to 342.430 by legislative action but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.

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