00RS HB25


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HB 25/FN (BR 111) - J. Draud, H. Moberly, B. Crall

     AN ACT relating to teachers.
     Create new sections of KRS 161 and amend KRS 157.320 to establish the intent of the General Assembly to reach a goal that there be at least one (1) national board certified teacher in every public school in Kentucky by 2020; establish a Teachers' National Certification Trust Fund to provide stipends for teachers to prepare for certification by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, to reimburse local boards of education for substitutes for certification candidates, to reimburse a portion of the certification fee for successful certification candidates, and to provide stipends for board certified teachers to serve as mentors; require the Education Professional Standards Board to promulgate administrative regulations to implement the trust fund and other provisions of the Act; provide that an experienced, out-of-state teacher qualifies for a regular provisional certificate if the applicant has a valid national board certificate and meets other conditions; create a new section of KRS 157.310 to 157.440 to provide that a public school teacher who attains National Board Certification be given an annual salary supplement of ($2000) for the life of the certificate; make technical changes to conform.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 4-introduced in House; to Education (H)
     Feb 3-posted in committee
     Feb 9-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 10-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 15-recommitted to Appropriations and Revenue (H)
     Feb 25-posted in committee
     Mar 9-reported favorably, to Rules
     Mar 10-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, March 13, 2000
     Mar 13-3rd reading, passed 96-0
     Mar 14-received in Senate
     Mar 16-to Education (S)
     Mar 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 23, 2000
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 38-0
     Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
     Mar 31-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 257)

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