|WA||Signed into law 04/2013||P-12||Regarding Qualifications for Educational Interpreters.|
Requires the adoption of standards for educational interpreters who work with the deaf, blind, deaf-blind, and hearing impaired and identifi...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2012||P-12||Individualized Education Plans (IEPs)|
Requires additional opportunities for meetings and the exchange of information between school district officials and parents of students in,...
|MN||Adopted 04/2012||P-12||Special Education Teacher Licensure|
MN ADC 8710.5800, 5850
Revises Minnesota's licensure structure to prepare teachers in a hybrid model of disability-specific and cross-categorical system. Establish...
|MA||Signed into law 03/2012||P-12||Transition Coordinator Endorsement|
Requires the board of elementary and secondary education to provide a specialist teacher endorsement in transition services including course...
|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||Certification of Special Education Teachers|
Removes a provision requiring the state teacher certification board to categorically certify a special education teacher in one or more of c...
|NV||Signed into law 05/2011||P-12||Licensure for Special Education Teachers|
Existing administrative regulations require teachers to obtain endorsements to their teaching licenses to teach special
education. Section 1...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2010||P-12||Credentials for Teachers of Students with Autism|
Extends provision to October 2013 allowing a teacher with a Level 1 credential to provide instruction to pupils with autism. http://leginfo....
|IL||Signed into law 08/2009||P-12||Special Education--Personnel, Costs, Instruction in Home or Hospital|
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Amends job titles defined under staff working on behalf of children who ha...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2009||P-12||Educational Labor Relations Act|
Requires that a charter school comply with all provisions of the Educational Labor Relations Act. Provides that "educational employer" under...
|TX||Signed into law 06/2009||P-12||Research-Based Training|
Requires a district to provide an educator working primarily outside the area of special education with research-based training on serving s...
|OR||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Teacher Licensure for Special Education|
Limits teaching licenses that are valid for teaching alternative education programs; clarifies language regarding alternative education prog...
|IN||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Sign Language Interpreters|
Requires the Division of Professional Standards by July 1, 2010 to set standards for sign language interreters who provide services to child...
|OK||Signed into law 05/2009||P-12||Staff Preparation to Treat Children with Autism|
Relates to autism; provides for the licensing of behavior analysts by the Department of Human Services; prohibits persons from using the tit...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2008||P-12||Education of Autistic|
Authorizes a local educational agency or school to employ and assign an individual to provide instruction to pupils who are of a specified a...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2008||P-12||Special Education Teachers|
Requires the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to convene a workgroup for the purpose of providing guidance to programs in determining the...
|CA||Signed into law 06/2008||P-12||Special Education|
Authorizes a local education agency or school to assign a teacher who holds a level 1 education specialist credential, or a previously issue...
|UT||Signed into law 03/2008||P-12||Stipends for Special Educators for Additional Days of Work|
S.B. 2 - Section 21
Directs the legislature, subject to future budget constraints, to annually appropriate money for stipends to special educators for additiona...
|IL||Signed into law 08/2007||P-12||Definition of Professional Worker|
Amends the Children with Disabilities Article of the School Code. Adds school counselor and school counselor intern to the list of professio...
|NC||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12|
|Preparation of Special Education Teachers|
Directs the board of governors of the state university to report on the efficacy of the preparation of teachers to teach students with disab...
|HI||Became law without governor's signature 07/2007||P-12||Felix Stipend Revolving Fund|
Establishes the Felix stipend revolving fund, to be used by the department of education to deposit moneys received as repayment from student...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||special education interns|
Relates to existing law which authorizes the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to issue district intern credentials authorizing persons em...
|LA||Signed into law 07/2007||P-12||Universal Dyslexia Screening for K-3 Students|
Directs the state board, by the beginning of the 2007-2008 school year, to implement a pilot program to provide for universal screening of K...
|IA||Adopted 07/2007||P-12||Substitutes in K-6 Special Education Classrooms|
Expands the ability of a paraeducator holding a substitute authorization to work in K-6 special education classrooms. IOWA 5764...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2007||P-12||Autism Task Force|
Establishes the Autism Task Force. Directs the task force to study and conduct hearings on the issues relating to, the needs of and services...
|IN||Signed into law 04/2007||P-12||Division of Professional Standards and Emergency Communication Disorder Permit|
Eliminates reference to professional standards board. Establishes the divisions of professional standards within the department of education...
|Public Education Job Enhancement Program Eligibility|
Provides eligibility and award distribution requirements for the Public Education Job Enhancement Program (PEJEP), which offers funding to c...
|NJ||Adopted 08/2006||P-12||Special Education Instructional Certificate Requirements|
Amends rules concerning Special Education Instructional Certificate requirements. http://www.state.nj.us/njded/code/current/title6a/chap9.p...
|IL||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Behavior Analyst|
Defines behavior analyst to mean a person who is certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to provide special education to stude...
|OK||Signed into law 06/2006||P-12||Substitute Special Education Teachers|
Beginning with the 2007-08 school year, requires any substitute teacher employed to teach special education for the same assignment for more...
|KS||Signed into law 05/2006||P-12||Special Education Teacher Service Scholarship|
H.B. 2578 Section 1-8
Establishes the special education teacher service scholarship to award up to 50 scholarships a year of $3,000 a semester to Kansas residents...
|SD||Adopted 08/2005||P-12||Federal Requirements for Teachers|
SDCR 24:05:25:06, 27:01.01 thru 01.06, 04.01, .02, 08.01 thru .04, 27:09, 12, 13.02, 15 thru .03, 16, 18, 19.01, 30:06.01, 15:02:08, 03:01, 03, .01, 06, 08 thru 10, 06:02
Aligns rules with the federal 2004 IDEA legislation. Enables districts to inform in-service teachers about the federal new requirements. All...
|IL||Signed into law 07/2005||P-12||Transition Specialists|
Amends the Interagency Coordinating Council Act. With respect to the annual report that the Council is required to make to the Governor and ...
|MN||Signed into law 06/2005||P-12|
A special education license variance issued by the Board of Teaching for a primary employer's low-incidence region
shall be valid in all lo...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 05/2005||P-12||License Endorsement/Core Academic Subjects/Disabilities|
Sets forth provisions governing limited endorsement to teach one or more core academic subjects exclusively to students with disabilities. N...
|NV||Temporary Rule Adoption 03/2005||P-12||Autistic Education With Special Ed Endorsement|
Establishes rules which extend the expiration date of NAC 391.378, allowing persons with a special education endorsement to teach pupils who...
|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...
|CA||Signed into law 09/2004||P-12||Teacher Credentialing: Internship Programs|
Existing law authorizes the Commission on Teacher Credentialing, until January 1, 2008, to issue district intern credentials authorizing
|CA||Signed into law 07/2004||P-12||Teacher Credentialing: Special Education|
Authorizes the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to issue a two-year services credential with a specialization in pupil personnel services...
|MT||Rule Adoption 06/2004||P-12||Special Education|
SPECIAL EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL STAFF QUALIFICATIONS (1) Any teacher providing special education and related services to students with di...
|WY||Emergency Rule Adoption 05/2004||P-12||Special Education Staffing and Funding|
Adopts rules pertaining to the requirements for adequate special education staffing levels. Adjusts the foundation program formula for speci...
|ND||Rule Adoption 11/2003||P-12||Credential Standards|
Establishes rules regarding credential standards. Addresses an applicant for a special education strategist credential must meet the standar...
|CT||Signed into law 06/2003||P-12||No Child Left Behind Act|
Requires testing in compliance with the No Child Left Behind Act; states an elementary teaching endorsement is valid for kindergarten to gra...
|AK||Adopted 06/2002||P-12||Waivers for Special Education Teachers|
4 AAC 12.025 (a)
Waivers are allowed if districts are (A) recruiting through the University of Alaska Fairbanks Alaska Teacher Placement program; or
|FL||Signed into law 05/2002||P-12||Education Code Re-Write: Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind|
Permits collaboration between Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind (FSDB) and local districts and boards. Allows FSDB to carry forward ...
|CA||Signed into law 08/2001||P-12||Requirements for a Speech-Language Pathology Assistant|
Chapter No.173, Authorizes until a certain date, a person who has performed the functions of a speech-language pathology aide for a specifie...
|TX||Signed into law 05/2001||P-12||Professional Development|
From bill analysis: The number of special education students included in the mainstream classroom has steadily increased over the last twent...
|ND||Signed into law 04/2001||P-12||Special education and mental retardation credentials|
Relates to special education credentials and mental retardation credential; provides an expiration date....
|CA||Signed into law 09/2000||P-12||Counseling for Deaf and Hearing-Impaired|
Makes existing provisions which require the Commission on Teacher Credentialing to issue a 2-year services credential with a specialization ...
|NY||Signed into law 08/2000||P-12||Services to Visually Impaired|
Makes provision with respect to providing appropriate educational services to students who are visually impaired including using instruction...
|CA||Signed into law 07/2000||P-12||Special Ed. Teachers|
Chapter No.109, Authorizes, until 01/01/05, holders of the credentials who are authorized to teach children with disabilities of speech and ...
|IL||Passed 06/2000||P-12||Certification of Special Education Teachers|
Directs the state board to refrain from implementing any new system for the certification of special education teachers until January 1, 200...
|VT||Signed into law 05/2000||P-12||Special Education|
Clarifies the definition of special education services; permits the cost of special education services to be a factor in considering how to ...
|IL||Adopted 03/2000||P-12||New Special Education Teacher Certification Rules|
Beginning January 1, 2003 the state of Illinois will have a new system for certifying Special Education teachers. Teachers will have to be ...
|GA||Signed into law 03/2000||P-12||Omnibus Bill - Special Eduation Class Size Component|
The new class sizes are funded as follows:
Category I Special Education - 1:8
Category II Special Education - 1:6.5
Category III Special ...