Oregon Department of Education
Working Gears

Teacher Licensure


Educator Effectiveness

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC)

The agency responsible in Oregon for licensing/certifying teachers is called the Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC). Their site includes a list of the most frequently asked questions about licensure as well as links to related sites such as National Board Certification, Praxis and CBEST.

CTE Teacher Licensure

Information and application forms related to Oregon’s new CTE licensure rules and processes. Includes all new updated forms and information, Oregon Administrative Rules, staff lists; and links to Western Oregon University (WOU) teacher preparation course work.