|UT||Signed into law 04/2014||P-12||Professional Learning Standards|
Defines "professional learning" as a comprehensive, sustained and evidence-based approach to improving teachers' and principals' effectiveness in raising student achievement. Directs districts and charter schools to implement high quality professional learning...
|ID||Signed into law 03/2014||P-12||Strategic Plans|
Directs school districts and public charter schools to develop a strategic plan that focuses on improving student performance. Directs professional development funding be provided to local school boards and superintendents, boards of directors and administrato...
|AR||Adopted Regulations 02/2014||P-12||Rules Governing the Leader Excellence and Development System|
AR ADC 005.23.10-1.0 through 7.0 and Appendix A
Establish the requirements and procedures concerning the evaluation and development of public school building and district-level leader performance.
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Continuing Education Requirements for Teachers, Principals, and Counselors|
Requires that continuing education requirements for teachers provide that up to 25% of the training required every 5 years include instruction on (1) collecting and analyzing information that will improve classroom effectiveness; (2) recognizing early warning ...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2013||P-12||Principal Professional Development on School Disciplinary Procedures|
Requires each principal or other administrator who oversees student discipline to attend professional development training at least once every three years regarding student disciplinary procedures, including training on the distinction between a discipline man...
|NH||Adopted 12/2012||P-12||Principal, Associate Principal, District Administrator Educational Interpreter and Professional Development|
NH ADC Ed 506.04, 06, 08; NH ADC Ed 507.35; NH ADC Ed 512.01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06; NH ADC Ed 614.04
These rules describe what an individual has to do and know to be certified as either a Principal, Associate Principal, District Administrator or Interpreter Transliterator for children and youth ages 3-21. Ed 512 rules set the basic requirement and criteria fo...
|GA||Signed into law 05/2012||P-12||Professional Learning Rules Task Force|
S.B. 184 - Professional Learning Rules Task Force
Section 1: Directs the department of education to establish the Professional Learning Rules Task Force to review state board professional learning rules, review current research regarding professional learning and provide suggestions for revisions, and provide...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Professional Development|
Directs the state board of education, in consultation with the professional standards commission, to establish category-level expenditure controls to ensure that specified staff development funds are utilized in such a manner as to help align professional lear...
|GA||Signed into law 04/2012||P-12||Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions|
H.B. 706 - Repealing Various Teacher and Leader Provisions
Repeals: (1) Section 20-2-212.3, relating to increasing teachers' salaries in areas of shortage; (2) Section 20-2-212.4, relating to an additional five percent increase in teacher salary based on student performance; (3) Section 20-2-213, relating to career la...
|AR||Adopted 03/2012||P-12||Professional Development; Attendance at Instructional Professional Development Sessions; Distribution of Student Special Needs Funding|
AR ADC 005.22.7-1.0 to AR ADC 005.22.7-9.00; AR ADC 005.22.1-1.00 to AR ADC 005.22.1-5.00; AR ADC 005.01.11-1.00 to AR ADC 005.01.11-9.00
Provides guidelines for developing a high quality professional development system for all educators in order to facilitate individual, team, school-wide, and district-wide improvement designed to ensure that all students demonstrate proficiency on the state ac...
|OH||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Using Data to Improve Student Achievement|
H.B. 153 - Using Data to Improve Student Achievement
Provides that of a specified department of education appropriation, a portion in each fiscal year may be used to train district and regional specialists and district educators in the use of the value-added progress
dimension and in the use of data as it relate...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Principal Appraisal and Performance Development|
Requires districts to appraise each principal annually. Directs the commissioner to establish by rule and administer a comprehensive principal appraisal and professional development system. Authorizes the commissioner to establish a consortium of experts on ed...
|NV||Signed into law 06/2011||P-12||Governance|
Removes the provisions creating the 10-member elected State Board of Education and provides for the election and appointment of members whose terms will commence on January 8, 2013. Bill provides for the appointment of the superintendent of public instruction ...