|PA||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Rating Tool for Professional School Staff|
H.B. 1901 - Section 1123
Section 1123 requires the Secretary of Education--by June 30, 2013--to create a rating tool to measure the performance of professional staff...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Small Learning Communities|
Makes requirements imposed by statute on school districts and public schools to adopt a pilot program to provide a program of small learning...
|NC||Veto overridden: legislature has overridden governor's veto 06/2011||P-12||Transferring Funds for School Building Administration|
H.B. 200 - Transferring Funds for School Building Administration
Permits local school administrative units to transfer funds for school building administration for any purpose not otherwise prohibited by t...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Termination of a Director of Schools|
Requires notice of termination of director of schools to comply with same requirements as notice of extension of a director's contract. Proh...
|GA||Adopted 03/2011||P-12||Performance-Based Coaching Programs|
Strongly encourages the development of performance-based coaching programs that are designed for principals and district administrators to i...
|MI||Signed into law 03/2011||P-12||Supervision of Lowest-achieving Schools|
Provides that if a school included on the list of lowest-achieving 5% of public schools was operated by a district in which an emergency man...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12||Superintendent and Chief School Business Official Endorsements|
Provides that one of the paths by which an administrative certificate recipient may also earn the chief school business official endorsement...
|AL||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|Vacancies in Leadership Positions|
Amends Sections 16-4-1.1 and 16-60-111.1. Requires the state board to post a vacancy notice for the position of state superintendent of educ...
|IA||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12||Standards for School Business Officials|
Directs the state board to set standards and procedures for the approval of training programs for individuals who seek an authorization issu...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2010||P-12|
|School Leadership Institute|
Creates the School Leadership Institute to provide a comprehensive and cohesive framework for preparing, mentoring and providing professiona...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Alternative Teacher and Administrator Certification|
Provides that alternative certification programs may be provided by various types of qualified providers, including institutions of higher e...
|IL||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Performance Evaluation Reform Act of 2010|
Amends 105 ILCS 5/2-3.25g. After effective date, bars districts, joint agreements of districts or regional superintendents from seeking a wa...
|TN||Signed into law 01/2010||P-12||Tennessee First to the Top Act of 2010 - Teacher-Related Provisions|
S.B. 7005A - H.B. 7010A
Creates a Teacher Evaluation Advisory Committee (TEAC) composed of 15 members, including the Commissioner of Education, the Executive Direct...
|TX||Partial Rule Adoption 10/2009||P-12||Principal Certificate|
19 TAC 18.104.22.168, .5, .10, .15, .20, .25, .30, .35
Amends rules concerning provisions for the issuance and renewal of the principal certificate. Requires a principal or assistant principal em...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Principal Mentoring and Master Principal Designation Program|
Amends provisions related to the new principal mentoring program. Provides that principals hired on or after July 1, 2008 may participate in...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Community Superintendents|
A.B. 8903 - Community Superintendents
Amends provisions regarding community superintendents in New York City. Clarifies that a community superintendent's delegation of powers or ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||School Business Official Endorsement|
Allows for a chief school business official endorsement to an administrative certificate if, among other conditions, the certificate holder ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Mentoring for New Superintendents|
Requires any individual, with exceptions, who begins serving as a first-time superintendent in the state on or after July 1, 2009 to partici...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Financial Reporting and Minimum Standards|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.07
Partially from the DOE summary of H.B. 1:Modifies the current requirement for the state board to develop a standard for reporting financial ...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Quality of Preparation Programs for Teachers and Other School Personnel|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.12, 3301.42, 3333.048 and 3333.048
Partly from DOE summary of H.B. 1: Directs the superintendent of public instruction, jointly with the chancellor of the board of regents, to...
|OH||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Center for Creativity and Innovation|
H.B. 1 - Section 3301.82
**No funds allocated in the current budget for this center, according to the DOE's H.B. 1 summary document http://www.education.ohio.gov/GD/...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||School Leadership Pilot Program for Principals|
Clarifies requirement for mandatory participation in the School Leadership Pilot Program for Principals. Specifies that only a principal who...
|ME||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Performance-based Pay Systems|
Requires the Department of Education to review models for performance-based pay and bonuses for teachers, principals and superintendents and...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Superintendent Professional Development and Induction|
Directs the School Superintendents of Alabama to administer a professional development program for school superintendents of education. Requ...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Nepotism|
H.B. 251- Section Affecting Superintendent Selection
This section of H.B. 251 prohibits any person from being eligible to be appointed, employed, or to serve as superintendent of schools of any...
|AL||Adopted 04/2009||P-12||Leadership Development|
Repeals and rewrites rules regarding leadership development. Includes references to both the Alabama Definition of Professional Development ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2009||P-12||Dismissal of Superintendent For Cause|
Allows a superintendent's employment contract with a school district to be terminated for cause and without the district having any further ...
|RI||Adopted 03/2009||P-12||Standards for Educational Leadership|
Standards for Educational Leadership
Establishes the standards for educational leadership in Rhode Island to provide an outline of the knowledge, skills and dispositions for edu...
|NJ||Signed into law 10/2008||P-12||School Superintendent Reappointments|
Eliminates one-year notice that a school district is required to give superintendent of schools if the district determines not to reappoint....
|IA||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Standards for Professional Administrators|
IAC 282-14.114(272), 14.114(1), 14.114(2)
Adds requirements for a professional administrative license (five year). In addition to meeting requirements for the initial license, an adm...
|KY||Adopted 10/2008||P-12||Professional Certificate for Instructional Leadership|
16 KAR 3:050
Amends school principal certification requirements. Deletes pre-existing prerequisites. States that new prerequisites include:
(1) a master'...
|SD||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||CAREER/TECHNICAL EDUCATION, EARLY INTERVENTION RULES|
24:10:42:24; 24:43:13:01; 24:43:13:02
Amends Career/Technical Education rules to improve the accountability system. Amends Early Intervention Program rules for clarification, eli...
|AK||Adopted 08/2008||P-12||TEACHER CERTIFICATION TYPE B & TYPE F CERTIFICATES|
4 AAC 12.345, .346, .350
Allows special service providers who hold a Type C certificate to be eligible for a Type F certificate with an endorsement as a special educ...
|MA||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Principal Contracts|
Relates to defining school principal's contracts; provides for school principals entering into individual employment contracts with their em...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12|
Requires that each certified school administrator or supervisor assigned on or after September 2, 2009 to be a special education administrat...
|WA||Adopted 07/2008||P-12||CERTIFICATION STANDARDS|
WAC 181-79A-211, -250
Amends rules relating to standards for teacher, administrator, and educational staff associate certification. WASHINGTON 28062
|NY||Signed into law 07/2008||P-12||License Revocation for Conviction for Defrauding the Government|
Requires the commissioner of education to revoke and annul the certificates of school administrators or supervisors for the conviction of fe...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Duties of a Superintendent|
Makes provisions relative to certain duties of a local public school superintendent, including but not limited to serving as school board se...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||School Leadership Academy|
Creates the school leadership academy program within the Department of Education to provide comprehensive leadership and professional traini...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2008||P-12||Extension of Contracts for School Leaders|
No school board may extend the contract of a director of schools without giving notice of intent to do so at least fifteen (15) calendar day...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Removal of Superintendents in Underperforming Districts|
Provides that the appointed or elected superintendent of education in an underperforming school district for a specified number of consecuti...
|TN||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Notice|
Requires local school boards to give the director of schools 10 days notice prior to a meeting about a director's termination, suspension, o...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Additional Training of School Board Members in Certain Districts|
Relates to local school board members; increases the annual training requirements for local school board members in districts with failing s...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Special Employment for Military Spouses|
Allows department of education to issue a military spouse interim authorization that allows to employ a person who is certified or licenced,...
|OH||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||PERFORMANCE-BASED LICENSURE FOR ADMINISTRATORS|
Rescinded old rules and adopted new rules regarding requirements for performance- based licensure for administrators. A beginning principal ...
|IA||Adopted 02/2008||P-12||GENERAL ACCREDITATION STANDARDS|
IAC 281-12.7(256,284,284A), 12.7(1), 12.7(2), 72.9(1), 281-Chapter83, 281-83.1(284,284A), 281- 83.2(284,248A), 281-83.3(284), 83.3(1) through,83.3(4), 281-83.4(284),
Implements changes made to the Student Achievement and Teacher Quality program and the Beginning Administration Mentoring and Induction prog...
|OR||Adopted 01/2008||P-12||Teacher/Administrator Mentoring|
OAR 581-020-0085, -0090
Establishes requirements for teacher and administrator mentoring programs. OREGON 29089...
|NJ||Adopted 08/2007||P-12||Professional Licensure Standards|
Amends rules pertaining to professional licensure and standards. Strengthens the State licensure system based on professional standards for ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12|
Amends the Whistleblower Act. Provides that an "employer" as defined in the act includes:
(1) A political subdivision of the state
(2) A uni...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Standards for School Administrator Preparation Programs|
Directs the State Board of Education to adopt new standards for school administrator preparation programs offered by institutions of higher ...
|IL||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Task Force to Improve School Leadership|
Directs the state board of education, the board of higher education, and the office of the governor to jointly appoint a task force to recom...
|LA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Standards for Educational Leaders in Louisiana|
LAC 28:CXXXVII.Chapters 1-5
Creates the Educational Leader Standards guide to identify the knowledge, skills, performances and dispositions of effective educational lea...
|PA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Leadership|
H.B. 842, Sections on Leadership
Section 3 is amended to require that any superintendent candidate has completed a program that included the Pennsylvania leadership standard...
|ME||Adopted 06/2007||P-12||Qualifying Exams for Teachers and Administrators|
Amends rules relating to the qualifying examinations for teachers, education specialists and administrators. MAINE 8619
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Mentoring Program|
Modifies the beginning teacher and administrator mentoring program; adds to the qualifications and specifies training for mentors; increases...
|OR||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Administrator Contracts|
Prohibits a school or education service district or a public charter school from entering into a contract with an administrator that obligat...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Employers for Education Excellence Award|
Requires the State Board of Education (board) to create the Employers for Education Excellence Award, to encourage businesses to implement p...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2007||P-12||Roles of and Relationship Between Boards and Superintendents|
Clarifies the precise roles and relationship between boards and superintendents. Provides the major responsibilities of a board in a way tha...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||School Administrative Managers|
S.B. 72 (Section 2)
Authorizes local districts to hire school administrative managers in lieu of or in addition to assistant principals. Provides that such scho...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||District Administrator Qualifications|
Revises qualifications necessary for district superintendents. The certification requirements for a superintendent of schools not alternativ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Student Achievement/Teacher Quality program|
S.F. 277 - funding provisions
Allocates $173,943,894 -- $69,600,000 above FY07. Includes $20 million for professional development; $250,000 for new administrator mentorin...
|WA||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Leadership Academy, Teacher Recruitment and Development|
Enacts provisions addressing a state leadership academy, teacher preparation and certification programs, teacher professional development pr...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12|
|Minimum Compensation for Principals and Assistant Principals|
Changes the calculation for minimum salaries of school principals and assistant school principals.
|UT||Adopted 04/2007||P-12||ADMINISTRATION/SUPERVISORY CERTIFICATES AND PROGRAMS|
Updates language regarding administrative license areas of concentration positions and requirements and district-specific/charter school- sp...
|VA||Passed 02/2007||P-12||Commonwealth Educational Roundtable|
This joint resolution of the legislature requests the Board of Education to establish and regularly convene a Commonwealth Educational Round...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Principal Evaluations and Development|
Concerns principals in public schools; requires the state board of education to direct the department of education annually to survey school...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||School Leader Professional Development|
H.B. 7087 (Section 63)
There is established the William Cecil Golden Professional Development Program for school leaders to provide high standards and sustained su...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2006||P-12||Redesigning Leadership Preparation and Professional Development Programs|
Directs the executive director of the Education Professional Standards Board with the cooperation of the commissioner of education and the p...
|VA||Signed into law 02/2006||P-12||Teacher Licensure and Education|
Revises statutes governing teacher licensure regulations and regulation of teacher education programs by repealing the current statutes and ...
|OH||Adopted 02/2006||P-12||Alternative Licenses for Administrators|
OAC 3301-24-05, -12, -13
Amends rules relating to temporary licenses, alternativesuperintendent licenses, alternative administrative specialist licenses, and relinqu...
|LA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Certification of Out-of-State Principals|
Authorizes certification as a principal in Louisiana of an individual who has an out-of-state certification as a principal.
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|NM||Rule Adoption 10/2005||P-12||Performance Evaluation Requirements for Administrators|
NMAC 6.69.3, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 188.8.131.52
Governs performance evaluation requirements for administrators. Identifies specific evaluation/supervision competencies and indicators for a...
|CA||09/2005||P-12||Administrator Training Program|
This bill would change the name of the Principal Training Program to the Administrator Training Program and would change the reference
|RI||Adopted 09/2005||P-12||Requirements for Secondary Principal's Certificate|
Sections I and II
Adopts rules regarding the requirements for the secondary principal's certificate. Outlines rules for Certificate of Eligibility for Employm...
|MS||Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Validated Personnel Appraisal Instrument|
Amends rules concerning the Validated Personnel Appraisal Instrument for superintendents, central office staff, and principals. Increases th...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Reclassification of Principals|
In a Section regarding reclassification of principals in school districts other than the Chicago school district, provides that upon non-ren...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Employment and Removal of Superintendent|
Relative to the employment and removal of a superintendent of schools by a local public school board, provides for such employment pursuant ...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12||Principal Certification|
Provides that any principal who holds a valid out-of-state principal certificate, has at least four years of successful teaching experience ...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2005||P-12||Alternative Certification for Administrators|
An Act amending 70 O.S. 2001, Section 6-189, which relates to licensure and certification; modifies requirements for alternative certificati...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2005||P-12||Educator Licensure|
Authorizes the state board to establish procedures for the filing and investigation of complaints alleging conduct that, if true, may establ...
|MD||(S) THIRD READING PASSED WITH AMENDMENTS (44-2) 04/2005||P-12||Principals - Fellowship and Leadership Development Program|
Establishing the statewide Principal Fellowship and Leadership Development Program in the State Department of Education; requiring the Depar...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Leadership Academy School Support Program|
Creates the Arkansas Leadership Academy School Support Program to train principals and teachers in schools and districts designated as being...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||School District Coordinator and Executive Council|
Permits any county that contains all or part of six or more districts to create an executive council and a school district coordinator. Esta...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12|
|Student Achievement Improvement|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, multiple provisions)
Sets forth legislative intent related to early diagnosis of and intervention for elementary students struggling in reading and mathematics, ...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Instructional Leadership|
Effective July 2006, requires an instructional leader to complete an intensive annual training program of a minimum of 21 hours a year and a...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Roles of School Councils, Local Boards and Superintendents in Achieving State Education Goals|
H.B. 93 (Section 1, paragraphs 8-10)
(8) School councils at all school levels are encouraged to identify and allocate resources to qualified teachers to become coaches or mentor...
|KY||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Education Professional Standards|
Allows a one-year certificate to be granted an individual bearing all other qualifications except the assessments and selected as an assista...
|VA||Rule Adoption 03/2005||P-12||Licensure Regulations for School Personnel|
8 VAC 20-21-580
Requires that individuals seeking initial licensure as a principle or assistant princial on and after July 1, 2005, must pass the School Lea...
|AR||Signed into law 03/2005||P-12||Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting|
Expands upon the Arkansas Educational Financial Accounting and Reporting Act of 2004. Requires charter schools to follow the financial repor...
|OK||Emergency Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Alternative Licensure and Certification of Administrative Personnel|
Establishes emergency rules to identify requirements for individuals seeking alternative certification as a school administrator and adds co...
|DE||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Certification - Supervisor of Special Education|
14 DAC 309
Repeals regulation relating to the Certification for an Administrative Supervisor of Special Education, which is necessary as it is being in...
|DE||Rule Adoption 02/2005||P-12||Certification - Director of Special Education|
14 DAC 307 and 1523, 1.0 - 3.0
Amends regulation applying to the certification of educators as Directors of Special Education. Aligns regulation with statutory changes and...
|OR||Adopted 12/2004||P-12||Licensing Standards|
OAR 584-005-0005 thru -100-0071 non seq.
Amends rules governing licensing standards. Updates standards for the Initial Administrator's License and Continuing Administrator License. ...
|GA||Adopted 10/2004||P-12||Educator Certification|
GAC 505-2-.03 thru .355 (non seq)
Clarifies rules regarding educator certification. Includes general rules, teaching field rules, service field rules and leadership field rul...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Areas of Instruction in the Principal Training Program|
A.B. 3001 (multiple provisions)
SEC. 8: This bill would require that instruction and training in the Principal Training Program run by the state superintendent include inst...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Cash Settlement for Terminated Superintendent|
A.B. 2525 (multiple provisions)
Existing law prohibits a local agency employer that terminates its contract of employment with its district superintendent of schools from p...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Principal Training Program|
Authorizes training plans for high school principals to include professional development activities that include coaching, mentorship, assis...
|IL||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Requirements for Renewal of Certificates|
23 IAC 25.11 thru .945(non seq), Appendix D
Clarifies rules regarding changes made to the requirements for renewal of teaching and administrative certificates, teachers' movement from ...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Education Reform|
The education reform in this Act shall be known as the "Reinventing Education Act of 2004." The provisions include (1) establishing a weight...
|MI||Signed into law 06/2004||P-12||School Administrator Continuing Education|
Clarifies requirement for school administrator continuing education as occurring each 5-year period following initial employment.
|CO||Signed by Governor 05/2004||P-12||Educator Licensure|
Concerns educator licensure. Provides requirements for authorization of adjunct instructor, special services intern, emergency applicant, te...
|DE||Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Administrative Certification|
14 DAC 1530 -- 1532
Amends regulations relating to Certification Administrative - Principal/Assistant Principal, School Leader I, and School Leader II. Renames ...
|HI||Veto override 05/2004||P-12||Reinventing Education Act of 2004|
Establishes a weighted student formula; provides additional information technology; empowers principals through a Hawaii principals academy ...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2004||P-12||Multiple Provisions|
Concerns the computation of the amount of state financial aid received by school districts that consolidate;
establishes the Center for Inno...
|VA||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Substantial Amendments to the Standards of Learning|
Amends section 22.1-253.13:1 and 22.1-253.13:2 . Specifies that the Standards of Learning form the core of Virginia's educational program a...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2004||P-12||Education Professional Standards Board|
Updates language relating to a superintendent's certificate and the role of the Education Professional Standards Board; clarifies timelines,...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12|
|School District Superintendent Credentialing|
Concerns school district superintendent credential preparation programs; eliminates the requirement that the training for such credential be...
|IA||Adopted 03/2004||P-12||Superintendent Endorsement|
282 IAC 14.142
Clarifies rules to combine the superintendent endorsement with the AEA administrator endorsement and modifies requirements to include nation...
|CO||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Education Administrators|
Teachers who have served in an administrative capacities may be assigned to another available position for which they are qualified at the s...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12||Licensure of Principals|
Relates to licensure requirements for principals and other school leaders....
|SD||Signed into law 02/2004||P-12||School Administrator Certification|
Clarifies the alternative certification requirements for school administrators....
|AR||Signed into law 01/2004||P-12||Master School Principal Programs|
Improves school performance by creating the master school principal program; provides for annual bonuses for qualified principals serving in...
|NY||Signed into law 11/2003||P-12||Salary Cap for a District Superintendent|
Relates to setting of salary cap for a district superintendent beginning in 2003-2004 which is either 106% of the cap in the preceding year ...
|NY||Rule Adoption 07/2003||P-12||Requirements for Educational Leadership Programs|
NYCRR 8 52.21
Amends rules improving the preparation of education leaders by establishing new requirements for college programs that prepare school busine...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||School Principal Contracts|
The initial contract between a school administrator and a local board of education shall be for two to four years, ending on June 30 of
|NJ||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||School Boards 457 Deferred Compensation Plans|
Authorizes boards of education to establish tax- sheltered deferred compensation plans under section 457 of the federal Internal Revenue Cod...
|AL||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Administrator Accountability Act|
Amends the Administrator Accountability Act (formerly Teacher Accountability Act), including assistant principals, instruction supervisors, ...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Oklahoma Commission For Teacher Preparation|
Makes an appropriation to the Oklahoma Commission for Teacher Preparation; states purposes; provides for the budgeting of funds in certain c...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Public School Principal Employment Contracts|
Current law provides that a principal be employed under a probationary contract the first year of employment with a school district, regardl...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
The requirements for a certificate for superintendents and principal are to include not less than completion of a standard master's degree, ...
|LA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Testing Requirement for School Administrator Certification|
Requires, for initial certification as a principal or superintendent, the passage of an appropriate assessment instrument; authorizes the st...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Bargaining Representation for Baltimore Paraprofessionals and Administrators|
Includes supervisory noncertificated employees in the definition of public school employee as it applies to provisions that relate to organi...
|MD||Vetoed 05/2003||P-12||Study Commission on Educators' Time and Paperwork|
Establishes a Study Commission on Educators' Time and Paperwork. Specifies the composition, powers, and duties of the commission. Provides a...
|MD||Vetoed 05/2003||P-12||Educators' Time and Paperwork|
Establishes a Study Commission of Educators' Time and Paperwork; establishes membership of commission. Requires the commission to: (1) cond...
|NE||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12|
|Postsecondary Student Fees|
LB 685, as amended, includes provisions from LB's 264, 683 and 684 pertaining to teacher certification and private postsecondary
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Superintendents of Technology Center School Districts|
The requirements for a certificate for superintendent of a technology center school district must include not less than a standard master's ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Licensure of Elementary and Secondary Principals|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Requires the state board of educational examiners to adopt criteria for administrative endorsements that allow one to obtain an endorsement ...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Temporary Administrator Contracts|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Allows a temporary contract to be given to an administrator to fill a vacancy created by an administrator's taking of military leave. The c...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Concurrent Employment as Superintendent and Secondary School Principal|
H.B. 549 (omnibus bill)
Adds that an individual working for a school or school district may also be employed as a secondary principal in the same school or district...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||School District Reports|
1. Before September eleventh of each year, each school district is requried to report the following information to the superintendent of pu...
|KS||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Name, Position, and Salary of Local Administrators|
On or before October 1 of each year, requires the board of education of each school district to provide to a newspaper of general
|KY||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Directors of Pupil Personnel in School Districts|
Allows a local superintendent to waive the requirement that a director of pupil personnel in a district devote his or her entire time to the...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Accountability, Evaluation of Personnel|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-10A-19. Requires state board to adopt criteria an minimum highly objective uniform statewide standards of evaluation for th...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of Principals|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-10A-8. Duties include hiring, etc. of personnel; evaluation of school employees, as well as improvement plans for them; tak...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of the Superintendent|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-5-14. Specifies that the superintendent is the CEO of the district. Duties are to carry out policies and rules of the stat...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Duties of Boards|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-3-402 requires local boards to implement the core curriculum using instructional materials that best correlate to the core curri...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Superintendent Contracts|
Requires any local school board, in renegotiating a division superintendent contract to hold at least 1 public hearing prior to issuing fina...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Non-Traditional Superintendents|
Relates to school district administrator amendments; allows a local board to hire a superintendent with outstanding professional qualificati...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
Changes repealer from 2003 to 2007 on 1) the School Crisis Management Program, 2) the transfer of the industrial and adult short-term traini...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||School Administrator Certification|
Provides for the certification of school administrators. The alternative certification program is to be delivered by an accredited college ...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Superintendent, Other Administrator Qualifications|
S.B. 154 (Omnibus Bill)
Section 53A-3-301and 53A-6-110 are amended to allow local boards to hire a person with outstanding professional qualifications to serve as s...
|MA||Pocket Veto by GOVERNOR. 01/2003||P-12||Principal Contracts|
Relates to defining principal's contracts....
|NY||Vetoed 12/2002||P-12||Salary Caps|
Adjusts the salary cap for district superintendents appointed by a board of cooperative educational services to 98% of the Education Commiss...
|HI||Signed into law 07/2002||P-12||Licensing of Administrators|
Implements a study pertaining to licensing of educational administrators; takes the foundational steps towards establishing an independent b...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Teacher in Residence Programs|
Permits individual to be employed as a resident teacher (emergency certified) in special education for three years. Beginning in the 2003-04...
|CO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Performance-Based Principal Preparation Programs|
Requires the Colorado Commission on Higher Education to approve a plan by July 1, 2003 for establishing the program requirements for princip...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Prince George's County Governance and Administration|
Establishes appointed New Prince George's County Board of Education and requirements for membership. Provides for compensation of board memb...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Baltimore School Board and CEO Requirements, District Bonding, Baltimore Principal Development Program, Environmental Hazards|
Increases maximum of aggregate principal amount of bonds outstanding that Baltimore district may hold from $25 million to $75 million. Requi...
|AZ||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Duties and Powers of County Superintendent|
Designates the office of county school superintendent as a local education service agency that is eligible to provide programs to school dis...
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Personnel Nominations|
Allows school boards more time to decide on personnel nominations when the Legislature adjourns before May 31....
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Hiring of Uncertified Principals|
Permits local boards to hire principals lacking educator certification, as long as the board provides alternative certification for the prin...
|IA||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Teacher Induction, Evaluation, Early Retirement Incentives, Administrator Preparation and Certification, Minimum Teacher Salary Requirements, Statewide Career Path Pilot Program|
Requires state board to establish standards for district and area education agency career development programs and for individual teacher ca...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Principal Training Pilot Program|
Establishes the Principal Training Pilot Program; requires that the State Board of Education award incentive funding under the program to pr...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Nontraditional Teacher Education, Certification, Inservice and Mentoring; Transitional Bilingual Teacher Certification; Qualifications of Nontraditional Administrator Certification Candidates|
Establishes requirements for nontraditional teacher preparation and licensure through the Teach Mississippi Institute (TMI), as well as ment...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Extended Day/Year Program Funding, Field Trip Costs, Provision of Staff Development, School Board Member and Principal Development Requirements|
Allows any local school district to fund extended day and -year programs for kindergarten or compulsory age students through sources other t...
|TN||Signed into law 04/2002||P-12||Transfer of Employees|
Provides that the Director of Schools rather than the board of education would have the authority to transfer teachers from one
position to ...
|ME||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Certification Changes|
Amends the laws regarding the certification for school administrators and teachers by incorporating performance standards for provisional te...
|VA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Superintendent Contracts|
H.B. 434, S.B. 439
Makes the implementation of any superintendent resignation, retirement, or other financial package and contract negotiation or renegotiation...
|WA||Signed into law 03/2002||P-12||Administrator Qualifications|
Public school principals and vice principals must hold or have held either valid teacher certificates or valid educational staff associate c...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2001||P-12||Principal Training Program|
Establishes, until a certain date, the Principal Training Program to provide incentive funding to provide school site administrators with in...
|LA||Signed into law 06/2001||P-12||National Board Certification Eligibility for Administrators|
Adds school administrators as eligible to earn the National Board of Professional Teaching Standards certification salary adjustment of $ 50...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Superintendent Legal/Financial Training|
Relates to local superintendent of education, newly elected or appointed, required to complete financial and legal training program; relates...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Severance Payments|
Requires the commissioner to reduce a district's Foundation School Program funds by any amount paid to a terminated superintendent if it exc...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Administrator Contracts|
If a postprobationary teacher who is an administrator is not reemployed as an administrator after either year of his probationary period, an...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Compensation for Educational Officers|
Requires the board of education to adopt a classification and compensation structure for education officers that more accurately reflects th...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Incentives to keep exemplary principals and vice-principals at the school level|
Provides incentives to keep exemplary principals and vice-principals at the school level; encourages exemplary principals and vice principal...
|HI||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Qualifications for Principals and Vice-Principals|
Repeals the requirement that principals and vice-principals have served as teachers for a period of not less than 5 years; requires principa...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Principals' Performance Evaluations|
Provides that a school principal's performance evaluation may not be based wholly on Indiana Statewide Testing for Educational Progress (IST...
|NC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Non-Certificated Administrators|
Permits an individual who has leadership, management and administrative ability in a field other than education to serve as a local superint...
|SC||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Section 4|
Amends Section 59-18-1930. The Education Oversight Committee shall provide for a comprehensive review of state and local professional devel...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Hiring of Superintendents|
Requires boards of education to announce when applications for superintendent are to be submitted and when superintendent will be employed. ...
|WA||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Superintendent Review Committees|
Amends educational service districts' superintendent review committees composition to include a subcommittee of the board, two school distri...
|WV||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||School Personnel Laws|
Requires first-class permits for superintendents; provides that principals chair the process for interviewing prospective professional and p...
|WV||Vetoed 05/2001||P-12||Absence of Principals|
Limits absences of school principals from school duties to attend the principals academy....
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Standards for Teachers, Administrators|
Relates to elementary and secondary education provisions addressed in the creation of North Dakota Century Code; relates to administration, ...
|MD||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Retirement Allowances for Teachers and, Principals|
H.B. 442, S.B. 221
Exempts from an offset of a retirement allowance, retirees of the Teachers' Retirement System or the Teachers' Pension System who are reempl...
|SD||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Code of Ethics|
Subjects uncertified school administrators to a code of ethics....
|VA||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Admission Contingent on Accreditation|
Provides that the failure of a Virginia public high school to achieve full accreditation pursuant to the Standards of Accreditation promulga...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Administrator Sabbatical Leave Program Extended|
Extends the automatic repealer in the school administrator sabbatical leave program....
|NE||Signed into law 03/2001||P-12||Certification Assessment Requirements|
LB 314 exempts certain applicants for an entry-level teacher or administrator certificate from the requirement to take and pass a basic skil...
|WY||Signed into law 02/2001||P-12||Superintendents Exempt From Requirements|
Exempts district superintendents from certification requirements by the Wyoming professional teaching standards board....
|CA||Vetoed 09/2000||P-12||California New Administrator Support Program|
Establishes, subject to an appropriation in the Budget Act, the California New Administrator Support Program to be administered by the Super...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Whistleblower Protection Act|
Relates to the California Whistleblower Protection Act which provides that a state employee who files a written complaint with his or her su...
|HI||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Create group to review admin. rules|
Relates to educational accountability; establishes an interagency educational accountability working group to review agency administrative r...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2000||P-12||Teacher and Administrator Certification Restrictions for Felons|
Bars State Board of Education from issuing a teacher or administrator license to anyone convicted of certain felonies for 5 years after serv...
|AL||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Teacher and Principal Performance|
Provides for the Teacher Accountability Act; provides for performance-based contracts for principals; provides for alternative principal cer...
|CO||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Administrative Licensure|
Clarifies that licensure is not a condition of employment for administrators. The board of a school district may enter into an employment co...
|MD||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Re-employment of Retired Principals|
Exempts from an offset of a retirement allowance retirees of the Teachers' Retirement System or the Teachers' Pension System who are employe...
Permits the spouse of a principal to work in the principal's school if the district contains elementary schools, 1 middle school and 1 high ...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Financial Incentives for Schools|
Establishes and implements a superior-performing and exemplary schools program for identifying and granting financial incentives to low perf...
|HI||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Increases Administrator Availability|
Allows experienced principals and vice principals from other public or private schools to seek school administrator positions without first ...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Finance Officers|
Requires the local school superintendent to appoint a finance officer who shall be responsible financial management for that district; requi...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Principal Support Pilot Program|
Deletes the requirement that school districts participate annually in the principal support pilot program....
|OK||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Training for School Administrators|
Relates to the Corporation Commission; allows use of monies of the Oklahoma Telecommunications Technology Training Fund for training of scho...
|KY||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Superintendent Contracts|
Permits a local board to enter into a contract with a superintendent of schools for a term of no more than 3 years that is extended annually...
|OH||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Evaluation of Administrative Personnel|
Makes certain changes concerning the termination, suspension, and evaluation of certain administrative personnel of school districts and edu...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Superintendent Reports to School Boards Component|
Requires local school superintendents to make reports to their local boards and to the public in response to financial deficits or budget ir...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Principal Evaluation|
Principals and assistant principals must be evaluated by a trained evaluator and may be evaluated by the teachers in the school , if require...
|SC||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Administrator Induction Program|
(Joint Resolution) Approves regulations of the Board of Education; relates to the principal induction program....