Dyslexia Therapy Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 10:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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  1. Call to Order
  2. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions
  3. Training for Board Members
    1. Agency Overview
      1. TDLR and Executive Office Operations, Restructuring, and Personnel Changes
      2. Licensing Division Operations
      3. Compliance Division Operations
        1. Dyslexia Therapists and Practitioners Program
        2. Transition of the Dyslexia Program to TDLR
      4. Education and Examination Division Operations
      5. Enforcement Division Operations
      6. General Counsel Operations
      7. Customer Service Operations
    2. Open Meetings Act
    3. Public Information Act
    4. Administrative Procedures Act
  4. Public Comment
    **Any person wishing to address the Advisory Board should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**
  5. Discussion regarding adopted new rules at 16 Texas Administrative Code, Section 120 to implement Chapter 403 and Chapter 51 of the Texas Occupations Code, relating to Senate Bill 202, 84th Legislature, Regular Session (2015), for transition from DSHS to TDLR
  6. Discussion and possible appointment of workgroups:
    1. Enforcement workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding criminal conviction guidelines, the penalty matrix, other enforcement related matters
    2. Licensing workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding licensing requirements and rules, inspections and compliance, and other administrative matters
    3. Education and Examination workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding education and examination, continuing education requirements, and rules
    4. Standard of Care workgroup to review and make recommendations regarding standard of care matters and rules
  7. Staff Reports
    1. Executive Office
      1. Legislative Update
      2. Recent Developments
    2. Compliance Division
      1. Personnel Updates
      2. Public Outreach
    3. Education and Examination Division
      1. Current Projects
      2. New Technology
      3. Personnel Work Chart
      4. Statistics and Trends
    4. Enforcement Division
      1. Key Statistics
    5. Licensing Division
      1. Statistics
  8. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting
  9. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting
  10. Adjournment