|(a) Written documentation of completion of all activities
applied toward continuing professional education (CPE) requirements
shall be maintained by each educator.
(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, by the
date renewal is required, the educator shall verify through an affidavit
in a manner determined by the Texas Education Agency (TEA) staff whether
he or she is in compliance with renewal requirements, including CPE.
(c) Satisfaction of continuing professional education
requirements, pursuant to §232.11 of this title (relating to
Number and Content of Required Continuing Professional Education Hours),
is not required by the renewal date if such requirements are implemented
within one year prior to the renewal date.
(d) The TEA staff shall be responsible for auditing
compliance with renewal requirements. The TEA audit procedures shall
be based on available resources and may include random audits. The
TEA staff shall contact an educator selected for an audit of his or
her renewal requirements and provide the educator with information
needed to submit the documentation that supports certificate renewal.
The TEA staff at any time may review the documentation required for
renewal under this subchapter, which may include the documentation
described in §232.15 of this title (relating to Types of Acceptable
Continuing Professional Education Activities) and §232.21of this
title (relating to Provider Requirements).