<<Prev Rule

Texas Administrative Code

Next Rule>>
TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 1TEXAS HIGHER EDUCATION COORDINATING BOARD
CHAPTER 21STUDENT SERVICES
SUBCHAPTER VTEACH FOR TEXAS ALTERNATIVE CERTIFICATION CONDITIONAL GRANT PROGRAM
RULE §21.681Definitions

The following words and terms, when used in these sections, shall have the following meanings, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:

  (1) Alternative Certification Program--an alternative certification educator preparation program approved by the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

  (2) Board--The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

  (3) Certification officer--The individual designated by the State Board for Educator Certification as the "Certification Officer" at an approved certification program.

  (4) Certified Teacher--A person who has passed the appropriate certification exams and has been fully certified by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

  (5) Commissioner--The Commissioner of Higher Education.

  (6) Community Experiencing a Critical Shortage of Teachers--As defined by the Texas Commissioner of Education.

  (7) Good cause--See §21.436 of this title (relating to Teach for Texas Conditional Grant Program), "Hardship and Other Good Cause."

  (8) Loan--A Teach for Texas Alternative Certification Conditional Grant that has become a loan because the grant conditions have not been fulfilled.

  (9) Program Completion Date--The date the recipient is considered to have completed the requirements of the educator certification program and is eligible to take the appropriate ExCET exam.

  (10) Program officer--The individual designated by the State Board for Educator Certification as the "Program Director" at an approved certification program.

  (11) Recipient--A person who has received a Teach for Texas Alternative Certification Conditional Grant.

  (12) Steady Progress--As defined by the individual program officer midway through the alternative certification program.

  (13) Shortage Field--Subject or area of study designated by the Texas Commissioner of Education as having a critical shortage of teachers.


Source Note: The provisions of this §21.681 adopted to be effective November 26, 2001, 26 TexReg 9614

Next Page Previous Page



Home TxReg TAC OM NewTac Public Footer Bar