Oregon Statutes - Chapter 342 - Teachers and Other School Personnel - Section 342.138 - 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 to 345.575; 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, 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]

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