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TITLE 19EDUCATION
PART 7STATE BOARD FOR EDUCATOR CERTIFICATION
CHAPTER 232GENERAL CERTIFICATION PROVISIONS
SUBCHAPTER ACERTIFICATE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
RULE §232.13Number of Required Continuing Professional Education Hours by Classes of Certificates

(a) Holders of the Standard Superintendent Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of continuing professional education (CPE) every five years. Specific requirements are contained in §242.30 of this title (relating to Requirements to Renew the Standard Superintendent Certificate).

(b) Holders of the Standard Principal Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years. Specific requirements are contained in §241.30 of this title (relating to Requirements to Renew the Standard Principal Certificate).

(c) Holders of the Standard School Counselor Certificate shall complete CPE training as specified in §239.25(a) of this title (relating to Requirements to Renew the Standard School Counselor Certificate) every five years.

(d) Holders of the Standard School Librarian Certificate and Learning Resources Specialist Certificate shall complete CPE training as specified in §239.65(a) of this title (relating to Requirements to Renew the Standard School Librarian Certificate) every five years.

(e) Holders of the Standard Educational Diagnostician Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.

(f) Holders of the Standard Reading Specialist Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.

(g) Holders of the Standard Master Teacher Certificate shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.

(h) Holders of the Standard Classroom Teacher Certificate shall complete 150 clock-hours of CPE every five years. Specific requirements are contained in §232.11 of this title (relating to Number and Content of Required Continuing Professional Education Hours).

(i) Holders of the Standard Educational Aide Certificate are exempt from the provisions of §232.11 of this title.

(j) Holders of professional certificates issued prior to September 1, 1999, who opt into the Standard Certificate pursuant to §232.3 of this title (relating to Voluntary Renewal of Current Texas Educators) shall complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.

(k) Holders of provisional certificates issued prior to September 1, 1999, who opt into the Standard Certificate pursuant to §232.3 of this title shall complete 150 clock-hours of CPE every five years.

(l) An educator holding multiple classes of certificates shall complete the higher number of required CPE clock-hours in the held classes during each five-year renewal period unless otherwise specified in applicable State Board for Educator Certification rules codified in the Texas Administrative Code, Title 19, Part 7.

(m) Holders of a Standard Certificate in other professional areas must complete 200 clock-hours of CPE every five years.


Source Note: The provisions of this §232.13 adopted to be effective August 12, 2012, 37 TexReg 5764

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