House Bill 828

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Last Action 03/22/24: to Committee on Committees (S)
Title AN ACT relating to teachers.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1660
Sponsors K. Timoney, G. Brown Jr., B. Chester-Burton
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 161.030 to specify that an individual who completes a preparation program and passes the required assessments shall receive a five year professional certificate; specify that an out-of-state teacher who passes the required assessments shall receive a five year professional certificate; remove the provisions for a teacher internship requirement; specify that teacher certification shall be awarded upon successful completion of an educator preparation program or alternative certification pathway and passing of the required assessment and shall not be dependent on employment; create a new section of KRS Chapter 161 creating a new teacher induction and mentor program; require the Education Professional Standards Board (EPSB) to develop standards and guidance for the program; require the EPSB to develop evaluations for new teachers; require the EPSB to submit and annual report to the Legislative Research Commission; amend various sections of KRS Chapter 161 to make conforming changes; repeal KRS 161.1222, relating to the pilot teacher internship program.
Index Headings of Original Version Education, Elementary and Secondary - New teacher induction and mentor program, implementation
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Professional certification, requirements
Teachers - New teacher induction and mentor program, participation
Teachers - Professional certification, requirements
Boards and Commissions - Education Professional Standards Board, new teacher induction and mentor program, standards
Reports Mandated - Education Professional Standards Board, new teacher induction and mentor program, report requirement
Jump to Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/26/24
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)
03/08/24
  • to Education (H)
03/12/24
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute (1)
03/13/24
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/14/24
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 15, 2024
03/21/24
  • 3rd reading, passed 94-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
03/22/24
  • received in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions, except remove language requiring an offer of employment prior to receiving teacher certification.
Index Headings Education, Elementary and Secondary - Teacher certification, optional routes
Education, Higher - Teacher certification, optional routes
Teachers - Certification, optional routes

Last updated: 4/18/2024 12:47 PM (EDT)