Oregon Statutes - Chapter 344 - Career and Professional Technical Education; Rehabilitation; Adult Literacy - Section 344.257 - Definition of “continuing education.”

(1) For the purposes of ORS 344.259, “continuing education” means organized instruction to serve the needs of post-secondary students, including but not limited to:

(a) Courses as offered to the regular full-time resident post-secondary student consisting of professional preparatory courses and professional supplementary, technical, academic and professional courses;

(b) Developmental education, consisting of adult basic education, high school completion courses for a high school diploma, instruction to pass the General Educational Development (GED) tests, English as a second language instruction, and remedial instruction;

(c) Educational activities, consisting of adult self-improvement courses and Federal Cooperative Extension Service; and

(d) Hobby and recreation activities.

(2) “Continuing education” for a community college is limited to instruction within district boundaries and instruction outside district boundaries offered under contract. [Formerly 348.450; 1997 c.11 §7; 1997 c.230 §1; 1997 c.249 §107]

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