|VA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Behavioral Management for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders|
Requires each school board to ensure that aides assigned to work with a teacher who has primary oversight of students with autism spectrum d...
|TX||Adopted 09/2011||P-12||Educational Aide Exemption Program|
19 TAC 21.1084, 1086
Amends the Educational Aide Exemption Program to provide higher education coordinating board staff flexibility in awarding funds through the...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Overhaul of Teacher and Administrator Licensure|
Effective June 30, 2012, repeals 105 ILCS 5/21-1a on teacher certification exams. Effective June 30, 2013, repeals statutory provisions on (...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2011||P-12||Educational Support Personnel Attendance at Workshops|
Provides that of the 4 days annually that a regional superintendent may arrange for or conduct district, regional or county institutes, 2 da...
|TX||Signed into law 07/2011||P-12||Tuition Waivers for Educational Aides|
Amends provisions granting tuition waivers for educational aides. Requires that the courses needed for teacher certification in which the ai...
|ME||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Requires a Study to Ensure That Teachers & Paraprofessionals Working with Children with Autism Are Appropriately & Adequately Prepared|
Directs the state Board of Education and the Department of Education (DOE) to conduct a study to ensure that teachers and paraprofessionals ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Salary and Benefit Survey|
S.B. 3681 - Section 105 ILCS 5/2-3.103
Requires that only districts serving 1,000 or more students provide information on education support personnel for the state board's annual ...
|FL||Signed into law 07/2010||P-12|
|Repeals Certified Education Paraprofessional Welfare Transition Program|
HB 7037 - Sec 33
Repeals 1009.64, which created the Certified Education Paraprofessional Welfare Transition Program. http://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/D...
|OH||Adopted 01/2010||P-12||Educational Aide Permits|
OAC 3301-25-01, -02 and -05
Repeals and re-enacts rules related to the one-year educational aide permit
3301-25-01: One-Year Educational Aide Permit: http://www.regis...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Tuition Waivers for Paraprofessionals|
Amends procedures for educational aides to receive an exemption from tuition and fees charged by public institutions of higher education. ht...
|UT||Adopted 09/2008||P-12||Paraeducator to Teacher Scholarship Program|
Adopts rules relative to Paraeducator to Teacher Scholarship Program established by 53A-6-801 and -802. Addresses scholarship amounts and re...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2008||P-12||Career Ladder for Assistant Teachers|
Requires the Department of Education to conduct a study on the need for and the potential benefits of establishing a career ladder opportuni...
|CA||Vetoed 09/2007||Postsec.||Teaching interns|
Establishes the Teacher Cadet Program. Requires the State University to convene an advisory committee to develop a common core teacher cadet...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2007||P-12||Teacher quality|
Requires a school district or county office of education to require a person participating in the Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program ...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Educational Support Personnel Employees|
Relates to a section concerning educational support personnel employees. Provides that if the hours the employee works are reduced for certa...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2007||P-12||Career Ladder for Educational Assistants|
Directs the department of education to submit a report to the legislature before the regular 2008 session on a career ladder program for edu...
|NM||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Unlicensed Content Area Experts|
Directs the department of education to adopt rules rule for training and other requirements to support the use of unlicensed content area ex...
|WV||Signed into law 03/2007||P-12||Education Code Amendments|
Amends Education Code in the following ways:
1) Prescribes authorities of county school boards.
2) Expands purposes for which schools may e...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2006||P-12||Early Childhood Teacher Certification|
Amends the Teacher Certification Article of the School Code. Relates to an early childhood certificate. Provides that the student teaching p...
|TN||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Requirements for Teaching Assistants|
H.B. 3025; S.B. 2996
Educational assistants must have, at a minimum, a high school diploma or a GED equivalent, and show demonstrable proficiency in
reading and ...
|AK||Rule Adoption 04/2006||P-12||Paraprofessional Educators|
4 AAC 04.220(d)
Amends rules to the Department of Education and Early Development. Deals with paraprofessional educators. Sets a new effective date by which...
|ND||Adopted 04/2006||P-12||Credentials and Instructional Standards|
NDAC 67-11-01-01, thru 01-07.1 non-seq, 67-15-02-01 thru 02-07non-seq, 67-19-01-01 thru 01-43 non-seq, 67-20-01-01 thru 01-08, 67-22-01-01thru 01-03, 67- 24-01 thru -01-07
Amends administrative rules pertainingto credentials for Title I coordinator, library media, special education director, special education s...
|NY||Adopted 03/2006||P-12||Certification of Teaching Assistants|
Title 8 NYCRR
Establishes requirements for the certification of teaching assistants for service in the state's public schools: extending the time validity...
|LA||Adopted 12/2005||P-12||Paraprofessional Math Credits|
Reduces the number of credit hours required in mathematics from nine credit hours to six credit hours for those individuals seeking to meet ...
|NC||Signed into law 08/2005||P-12||Teacher assistants becoming teachers|
AN ACT to permit teacher assistants who are enrolled in teacher education programs to continue to work while they complete their student tea...
|WV||Adopted 08/2005||P-12||Licensure of Personnel|
Title 126, Series 136
Amends rules relating to minimum requirements for the licensure of professional and paraprofessional personnel. Amends rules regarding advan...
|NY||Vetoed 08/2005||P-12||Teaching assistants and board of cooperative educational services takeovers|
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to teachers' rights. Adds other specified personnel to teachers and
teaching assistants ...
|TX||Emergency Rule Adoption 08/2005||P-12||Educational Aide Exemption Program|
19 TAC 1.21.II.21.1083
Amends rules concerning the Educational Aide Exemption Program. Allows students who have met the requirement of employment as an educational...
|DE||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Permits - Paraeducators|
14 DAC 1584
Amends regulation relating to Paraeducator Permits by changing the date when Title I paraeducators employed prior to January 8, 2002 must me...
|NC||Rule Adoption 01/2005||P-12||Preservice Requirements|
10A NCAC 09 .0710
Clarifies rules regarding preservice requirements for lead teachers, teachers and aides. NORTH CAROLINA REG 5057 (SN)...
|WV||Rule Adoption 09/2004||P-12||Licensure of Professional/Paraprofessional Personnel|
Title 126, Series 136
Amends rules regarding minimum requirements for the licensure of professional/paraprofessional personnel and advanced salary classifications...
|NM||Rule Adoption 08/2004||P-12||Instructional Support Providers|
NMAC 18.104.22.168, .3, .6, thru .11
Amends issuing agency, statutory authority, objectives, definitions, and requirements pertaining to instructional support providers. ...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||K-3 Class Size Reduction Grant Program|
Creates a K-3 class size reduction grant program. Provides that only schools that are on the early academic warning list or academic watch l...
|ME||Private and Special Law No. 45. 04/2004||P-12||Educational Technicians Upgrades|
Clarifies that the proposed extension of time by which school administrative units may requests upgrades to higher classifications for educa...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2004||P-12|
Relates to school personnel; provides a three-tiered career licensing framework for educational assistants; provides for minimum salaries of...
|UT||Rule Adoption 03/2004||P-12||Paraprofessional Qualifications|
Provides standards for paraprofessionals consistent with federal No Child Left Behind requirements. UTAH REG 26853 (SN)...
|DE||Rule Adoption 01/2004||P-12||Paraeducator Qualifications & Permits|
14 DAC 1584
Establishes rules complying with changes in federal statute, particularly No Child Left Behind and its requirements for Title I paraeducator...
|SC||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Nonprofessional and Paraprofessional Personnel Actions|
Amends rules relating to nonprofessional and paraprofessional personnel actions to add further qualifications for paraprofessionals as requi...
|IA||Adopted 10/2003||P-12||Paraeducator Certificates|
282 IAC 22.6, 22.7, 22.13
Modifies requirements regarding Paraeducator Certificates. Adds a new area of concentration, School Library Media PK-grade 12. Clarifies tha...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2003||P-12||Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program|
A.B. 1266 § 8
Amends the California School Paraprofessional Teacher Training Program designed to recruit paraprofessionals to participate in a program to ...
|RI||Signed into law 07/2003||P-12||Teacher Assistants|
H.B. 5825, S.B. 415
Amends the requirements for being a teacher's assistant. If hired after January 8, 2002 and providing an instructional service, staff must h...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||Teaching Quality Components|
S.B. 1 (Omnibus Bill)
Revises provisions governing the qualifications required of certain teachers in core academic content areas, and for paraprofessionals in Ti...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Teacher and Paraprofessional Requirements|
Changes certain provisions regarding the regulation of certificated professional personnel; exempts teachers desiring to transfer to Georgia...
|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...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Paraprofessional Requirements|
Requires 48 semester hours of credit as the equivalent of two years of study at a college or university; this will be brought back for Board...
|WV||Rule Adoption 05/2003||P-12||Minimum Requirements for Licensure of Personnel|
Title 126, Series 136
The applicant for permanent paraprofessional licensure must submit evidence of satisfying 36 semester hours of post-secondary education or i...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Retired Nonclassified Employees|
Adds provision to allow certain nonclassified personnel who return to work after retirement to be paid without penalty to their retirement. ...
|MN||Signed into law 05/2003||P-12||Paraprofessional Requirements and Training|
H.F. 302 (multiple provisions)
Requires the board of teaching to adopt rules to implement a statewide credential for education paraprofessionals who assist a licensed teac...
|CT||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Paraprofessional Pay|
Allows school districts to pay paraprofessional on a year round basis; defines paraprofessional as an employee of a local or regional board ...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Policies for Public School Employees|
Requires written personnel policies for public school classified employees....
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Classified School Employees|
Provides for cost of living salary increases for classified school employees tied to the consumer price index. http://www.arkleg.state.ar.us...
|CO||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12|
|Certification of Education Paraprofessionals|
Concerns certification of education paraprofessionals; relates to the approval of teacher paraprofessional preparation programs at instituti...
|AR||Signed into law 04/2003||P-12||Personnel Policies for Teachers|
Concerns the definition of personnel policies that all school district policies must have pertaining to the terms and conditions of teacher'...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12|
|Teacher Preparation Section|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Amends Section 22-2-2 (Z)(BB and CC) to require the state board to approve education curricula and programs
offered in all two-year public ...
|NM||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Instructional Support Providers|
H.B. 212 (Omnibus Bill)
Adds Section 22-10A-17. Requires licensure of instructional support providers, including educational assistants, librarians, school counsel...
|MS||Signed into law 03/2003||P-12||Sick Leave|
Grants teacher assistants the same sick leave allowances as licensed school employees. Allows up to five days of unused sick leave to be ca...
|PA||Adopted 02/2003||P-12||Standards for Education|
Sections 403.2; Sections 403.4 and 403.5
The standards proposed by the department and approved by the state board affirm the use of flexibility in the current certification system a...
|MA||Signed into law 01/2003||P-12|
|Paraprofessional Incentive Program|
Establishes a paraprofessional incentive program to provide grants to residents who are working as paraprofessionals in public schools while...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2002||P-12||Teacher Aides|
Applies provisions of existing law which provides that no person shall be initially assigned to assist as an instructional aide or to assist...
|MO||Signed into law 06/2002||P-12||Major Bill - Teacher Certification Component|
Out-of-state certified teachers with five years of experience and an appropriate background check may receive provisional certification, whi...
|IA||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Para-Educators/Practitioners|
Relates to the authority of the Board of Educational Examiners over certification and licensing of para-educators and practitioners; broaden...
|MS||Signed into law 04/2000||P-12||Qualifications of Assistant Teachers|
Establishes General Education Diploma as a minimum eligibility requirement for assistant teachers....