Career and Technical Education

ORS 344.257
“Continuing education” defined for ORS 344.259


For the purposes of ORS 344.259 (Coordination of continuing education), “continuing education” means organized instruction to serve the needs of post-secondary students, including but not limited to:


Courses as offered to the regular full-time resident post-secondary student consisting of professional preparatory courses and professional supplementary, technical, academic and professional courses;


Developmental education, consisting of adult basic education, high school completion courses for a high school diploma, instruction to pass approved high school equivalency tests such as the General Educational Development (GED) test, English language learner programs, and remedial instruction;


Educational activities, consisting of adult self-improvement courses and Federal Cooperative Extension Service; and


Hobby and recreation activities.


“Continuing education” for a community college is limited to instruction within district boundaries and instruction outside district boundaries offered under contract. [Formerly 348.450; 1997 c.11 §7; 1997 c.230 §1; 1997 c.249 §107; 2015 c.604 §19; 2017 c.66 §19]


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Jun. 26, 2021