(1) Any applicant for a teaching license to provide education to students who are blind, as defined in ORS 343.565, shall be required to demonstrate proficiency in reading and writing Braille, as defined in ORS 343.565.
(2) Any applicant for a teaching license to provide education to students who are blind shall be required to demonstrate proficiency by completion of grade I and grade II Braille coursework at a college level.
(3) The Teacher Standards and Practices Commission shall adopt procedures to assess the proficiencies developed through workshops and courses in grade I and grade II Braille that are consistent with standards set by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped at the Library of Congress. [1993 c.380 §8; 1995 c.798 §2]
Note: 342.153 was added to and made a part of 342.120 to 342.430, but was not added to any smaller series therein. See Preface to Oregon Revised Statutes for further explanation.Section: Previous 342.138 342.140 342.143 342.144 342.145 342.147 342.150 342.153 342.155 342.160 342.165 342.167 342.169 342.170 342.173 Next
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