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K-12 Career and Licensing Services

TSPC Eliminates Basic Skills Test

July 01, 2015

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At their June 2015 meeting, commissioners on the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission voted to eliminate the basic skills test as a requirement for initial educator licensing in Oregon, effective July 1, 2015.


If you are a Lewis & Clark candidate whose only remaining initial license requirement was the basic skills test, please contact your program office for details on being recommended to TSPC for the license.

For more information:

Sharon Chinn, Director
Educational Career, Licensing, and Accreditation Services
Graduate School of Education and Counseling
ecls@lclark.edu