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Glossary of Terms
  The following glossary contains the standard terminology used by Teacher Standards and Practices Commission.  
 
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    A
  Active License  
  Administrators  
  AFT  
  Alternative Assessment  
  Alternative Education Program  
  American Indian  
  Application  
  Appropriately Assigned  
  Approved Institution  
  Approved Professional Technical Education Program  
  Approved Program  
  Assistant Superintendent  
  Authorization Level  
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    B
  Basic Skills Tests  
  BEC  
  BTAP  
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    C
  Commission  
  Competencies  
  Completion of Approved Program  
  Conditional Assignment Permit (CAP)  
  Consortium  
  Continuing Professional Development Advisor  
  CPD (Continuing Professional Development)  
  Current Mailing Address  
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    D
  Distance Learning Teacher  
  Domain  
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    E
  ECE  
  Education Service District (ESD)  
  Educational Employer  
  Educator  
  Educator Preparation Program  
  Effective Period  
  ELE  
  Eligible for Conditional Assignment Permit:  
  Eligible for Conditional Assignment Permit:  
  Eligible for Grace Period  
  Eligible to Act as School Counselor:  
  Eligible to Evaluate Licensed Staff  
  Eligible to teach Alternative Education  
  Emergency License  
  Endorsement  
  Executive Director  
  Expired License  
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    F
  Field Experience  
  Fingerprint Handler Sheet  
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    G
  General Term of License and First Issue Exceptions:  
  Germane  
  Grace Period  
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    H
  HQT Eligible License  
  HS  
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    I
  In Grace  
  Instructional Assistant  
  Instructional Faculty  
  Instructor Appraisal Committee  
  Intern  
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    J
  Joint Application  
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    L
  Liaison Officer  
  License Extension  
  Limits on Substitute Teaching  
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    M
  Major Modifications  
  Major Traffic Violation  
  Mentor  
  Misassignment  
  ML  
  Multiple Active  
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    N
  Name  
  National Board For Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS)  
  Nurse  
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    O
  Official Transcripts  
  One Academic Year  
  Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR)  
  Oregon Revised Statutes (ORS)  
  Oregon Schools  
  ORS/OAR Reference:  
  OSP  
  Other duties  
  Out of State Licenses or Certificates  
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    P
  PDU (Professional Development Unit)  
  PEER Form  
  Period Issued by TSPC:  
  Personal Qualifications  
  Personnel Service  
  Positive ID  
  Practicum or Practica  
  PRAXIS  
  Principal  
  Private Schools  
  Professional Development Plan  
  Professional Development Units (PDU)  
  Professional Technical Advisor  
  Professional Technical Mentor  
  Program Administrator  
  Program Review Committee  
  Provisional  
  Public Funds  
  Public Schools  
  Publication Last Revised  
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    R
  Race/Ethnicity  
  Recent Experience  
  Regional Accrediting Associations  
  Regionally Accredited Institution  
  Registered Private School  
  Reinstatement  
  Renewable  
  Renewal  
  Renewal Duration  
  Restricted as to Employer  
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    S
  School  
  School Administrator  
  School Board  
  School Counselor  
  School District  
  School Nurse  
  School Psychologist  
  School Supervisor  
  School Year  
  Self-Contained Classroom  
  Skills  
  Small Schools  
  State Board  
  Status  
  Student Teacher  
  Successful Experience  
  Superintendent  
  Supervisor of Licensed Personnel  
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    T
  Teach a No Endorsement Area  
  Teacher  
  Teacher Education Programs  
  Transcripts  
  TSPC  
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    U
  Unit  
  US Jurisdiction  
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    V
  Vice Principal  
  Violation of Licensure  
  Volunteer Nurse  
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    W
  Work Experience  
  Work Samples  
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    Y
  Year of Experience  
 
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