Oregon
Rule Rule 581-015-2900
Personnel Standards


(1)

Personnel employed to provide EI or ECSE services include:

(a)

Supervisors;

(b)

EI and ECSE specialists;

(c)

Related services personnel; and

(d)

EI and ECSE assistants.

(2)

Supervisors must meet the following criteria:

(a)

Possess a minimum of a masters degree in early childhood, special education or a related field, and have three years experience with infants, toddlers, young children, and families.

(b)

Hold a TSPC administrative endorsement or, within 12 months of employment, complete authorization as an Early Childhood Supervisor under OAR 581-015-2910 (Authorization of Early Childhood Supervisor); and

(c)

Have a professional development plan based on the content of the EI/ECSE competencies.

(3)

EI and ECSE specialists must meet the following criteria:

(a)

Possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree in early childhood, special education or a related field;

(b)

Have a professional development plan based on the content of the EI/ECSE competencies; and

(c)

Hold one of the following credentials:

(A)

TSPC licensure or endorsement in EI/ECSE;

(B)

TSPC licensure or endorsement in related field; or

(C)

Within 12 months of employment, authorization as an Early Childhood Specialist under OAR 581-015-2905 (Authorization of Early Childhood Specialist).

(4)

Related services personnel must possess a minimum of a baccalaureate degree and a valid license necessary to practice in Oregon. Related services personnel who also provide service coordination as outlined in OAR 581-015-2840 (Service Coordination) must have:

(a)

TSPC licensure in their area of discipline; or

(b)

State licensure in their area of discipline; and

(c)

A professional development plan based on the content of the EI/ECSE competencies.

(5)

EI and ECSE assistants must be at least 18 years old, have a high school diploma or equivalent, experience working with young children. EI/ECSE assistants must have a professional development plan based on the content of the EI/ECSE competencies.
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