Principles of Technology Teacher Training

Effective immediately we will no longer be accepting applications for the Principles of Technology teacher training.  The funding for this project will end effective August 31, 2015, however, participants in-progress will be allowed to complete their training.  All training must be completed by October 31, 2015.

The following rule actions were filed with the Texas Register on Monday, June 22, 2015, for publication in the July 3, 2015, issue:

Proposed Revisions to 19 TAC Chapter 231, Requirements for Public School Personnel Assignments, Subchapter E, Grades 9-12 Assignments
Public Comment Period: The public comment period on the proposal begins July 3, 2015, and ends August 3, 2015. Comments on the proposal may be submitted to
Earliest Possible Date of Adoption by SBEC: August 7, 2015
Earliest Possible Date for Review by State Board of Education: September 9-11, 2015
Proposed Effective Date: 20 days after filing as adopted with the Texas Register.

Proposed change
The change to §231.573. Principles of Technology, Grades 9-12 is to delete the following statement from the code: [(c) All teachers assigned to Principles of Technology shall participate in Texas Education Agency-approved training and have eight semester credit hours in physics prior to teaching this course.]
Please contact us if you have any questions. Thank you.

Curriculum Division - Career and Technical Education
Texas Education Agency
(512) 463-9581

The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd.  /  Tyler, TX  75799

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