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RULE §215.9Training Coordinator

(a) A training coordinator must hold a valid instructor license or certificate and must be a full-time paid employee of that Training Provider.

(b) The training coordinator must:

  (1) ensure compliance with commission rules and guidelines:

  (2) prepare, maintain, and submit the following reports within the time frame specified:

    (A) reports of training:

      (i) basic licensing course shall be submitted prior to students attempting a licensing exam; and

      (ii) within 30 days of completion of continuing education course;

    (B) self-assessment reports as required by the commission;

    (C) a copy of advisory board minutes during an on-site evaluation;

    (D) training calendars-schedules must be available for review and posted on the internet, or another public venue, no later than 30 days prior to the beginning of each calendar quarter or academic semester. A continually updated and posted (live) calendar will meet this requirement;

    (E) any other reports or records as requested by the commission;

  (3) be responsible for the administration and conduct of each course, including those conducted at ancillary sites, and specifically:

    (A) appointing and supervising qualified instructors;

    (B) maintaining course schedules and training files. At a minimum, training files shall contain:

      (i) complete lesson plan;

      (ii) clear learning objectives;

      (iii) instructor biography indicating subject matter expertise and teaching experience;

      (iv) approved class roster and original sign-in sheet; and

      (v) course evaluation;

    (C) enforcing all admission, attendance, retention, and other standards set by the commission and approved by the advisory board;

    (D) securing and maintaining all facilities necessary to meet the inspection standards of this section;

    (E) controlling the discipline and demeanor of each student and instructor during class;

    (F) distributing a current version of the Texas Occupations Code, Chapter 1701 and commission rules to all students at the time of admission to any course that may result in the issuance of a license;

    (G) distributing learning objectives to all students at the beginning of each course;

    (H) ensuring that all learning objectives are taught and evaluated;

    (I) proctoring or supervising all examinations to ensure fair, honest results; and

    (J) maintaining training files, records of tests, and other evaluation instruments for a period of five years.

  (4) receive all commission notices on behalf of the training provider and forward each notice to the appointing authority; and

  (5) attend or have a designee attend each academy coordinator's workshop conducted by the commission. No person may serve as a representative for more than one provider per conference. Each representative must be affiliated with the training provider.

(c) If the position of training coordinator becomes vacant, upon written request from the chief administrator of the training provider the commission may, at the discretion of the executive director, waive the requirements for a period not to exceed six months.

(d) Upon written request from the chief administrator of a training provider that does not have a full-time paid staff, the commission may, at the discretion of the executive director, waive the requirements in subsection (a) of this section.

(e) The effective date of this section is May 1, 2018.

Source Note: The provisions of this §215.9 adopted to be effective March 1, 2001, 26 TexReg 224; amended to be effective June 1, 2004, 29 TexReg 3813; amended to be effective January 7, 2007, 32 TexReg 101; amended to be effective July 6, 2009, 34 TexReg 4346; amended to be effective July 15, 2010, 35 TexReg 5580; amended to be effective January 1, 2012, 36 TexReg 8983; amended to be effective October 17, 2013, 38 TexReg 6603; amended to be effective November 1, 2014, 39 TexReg 7934; amended to be effective February 1, 2016, 41 TexReg 273; amended to be effective May 1, 2018, 43 TexReg 1879

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