19 Texas Administrative Code (TAC) Part VII: State Board for Educator Certification


The rules adopted by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) are part of a larger body of state agency rules that are collected and published by the Office of the Secretary of State as the Texas Administrative Code (TAC). SBEC rules are codified under Title 19, Part VII, of the TAC. Title 19 is Education, and Part VII is the State Board for Educator Certification. The SBEC may adopt new rules or amendments to existing rules.

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Chapter 227 Provisions for Educator Preparation Candidates
Subchapter A. Admission to Educator Preparation Programs
Subchapter B. Preliminary Evaluation of Certification Eligibility
Chapter 228 Requirements for Educator Preparation Programs
Chapter 229 Accountability System for Educator Preparation Programs
Chapter 230 Professional Educator Preparation and Certification
Chapter 231 Requirements for Public School Personnel Assignments
Chapter 232 General Certification Provisions
Chapter 233 Categories of Classroom Teaching Certificates
Chapter 234 Military Service Members, Military Spouses, and Military Veterans
Chapter 239 Student Services Certificates
Subchapter D. Reading Specialist Certificate
Subchapter E. Master Teacher Certificate
Chapter 241 Principal Certificate
Chapter 242 Superintendent Certificate
Chapter 244 Certificate of Completion of Training for Appraisers
Chapter 245 Certification of Educators from Other Countries
Chapter 247 Educators' Code of Ethics
Chapter 249 Disciplinary Proceedings, Sanctions, and Contested Cases
Subchapter A. General Provisions
Subchapter B. Enforcement Actions and Guidelines
Subchapter C. Prehearing Matters
Subchapter D. Hearing Procedures
Subchapter E. Post-Hearing Matters
Chapter 250 Administration
Subchapter A. Purchasing
Subchapter B. Rulemaking Procedures

For more information, email sbecrules@tea.texas.gov.