Rule 40310: Accessibility of Teacher Certification Courses

1.  Title

Accessibility of Teacher Certification Courses

2.  Rule and Regulation

Sec. 1  Plan.   Pursuant to Texas Education Code Section 54.363(g) the Board of Regents directs the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to work with each of the teacher preparation programs at The University of Texas System general academic institutions to develop and monitor a plan, which includes implementation of timelines and strategies, to make teacher certification courses more accessible to students seeking teacher certification. The plans will consider evening classes, internet classes, or other means approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.

3.  Definitions

None

4.  Relevant Federal and State Statutes 

Texas Education Code Section 54.363(g) – Educational Aides 

5.  Relevant System Policies, Procedures, and Forms 

None 

6.  Who Should Know 

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs 

7.  System Administration Office(s) Responsible for Rule 

Office of Academic Affairs 

8.  Dates Approved or Amended 

Editorial amendment made July 10, 2017 
December 10, 2004 

9.  Contact Information 

Questions or comments regarding this Rule should be directed to: 
•  bor@utsystem.edu