|(a) Appropriate standards must be implemented to ascertain
the progress of the students enrolled. Each massage school shall have
a progress evaluation system of a type and nature to reflect whether
the student is making satisfactory progress to the point of being
able to complete all subjects within the allotted time provided in
the pre-enrollment information.
(b) Massage schools must submit to the department an
electronic record of each student's successfully completed clock hours
at least one time per month in a manner and format prescribed by the
department. The department may require massage schools to identify
the location where hours were completed or if hours were completed
through distance learning. A massage school's initial submission of
clock hours shall include all hours successfully completed at the
school. Upon department approval, a massage school may submit data
required under this subsection in an alternate manner and format as
determined by the department, if the massage school demonstrates that
the requirements of this subsection would cause a substantial hardship
to the school.
(c) Except for a documented leave of absence, a massage
school shall electronically submit a student's withdrawal or termination
to the department within ten (10) calendar days after the withdrawal
or termination. Except for a documented leave of absence, a school
shall terminate a student who does not attend a massage school for
thirty (30) school days.
(d) Upon a student's completion of the massage therapy
educational program, the school shall notify the department that the
student has successfully completed the required number of hours and
is eligible to take the appropriate examination.
(e) Upon notification from the massage school, the
department shall make the student eligible to take the appropriate
|Source Note: The provisions of this §117.67 adopted to be effective November 1, 2017, 42 TexReg 4991; amended to be effective February 1, 2020, 45 TexReg 543; amended to be effective January 1, 2022, 46 TexReg 9029